There has been more than one Helios company. The first was created by Dick Swettenham in 1969, the second by Tony Arnold in 1999 and another by Dick in 2000.
The limited companies
Dick Swettenham's Helios Electronics company
The first Helios Electronics company arose from an agreement dated 1 April 1969 between Helios Electronics Limited and Island Records Limited.
|Incorporated||29 April 1969|
|Managing Director||Richard Swettenham|
|Dissolved||22 June 1993|
Tony Arnold's Helios Electronics company
This has no relation to Dick's original company and Tony himself died in May 2019.
|Incorporated||26 November 1999|
Dick Swettenham's Helios Professional Audio company
When Dick came to formalise the project that had been dubbed internally as Helios II, he found that the Helios Electronics name had been taken and so another name was chosen.
|Incorporated||25 May 2000|
Although not strictly Helios, Dick was also involved with these audio-related partnerships during his career:
- Richard Swettenham Associates
- Swettenham-Slaughter Associates