2013

Best Investor Communication Award

Sponsored by

Broker Profile

Winner: IP Group plc

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Mishal Husain (awards presenter); Greg Smith, CFO, IP Group plc (winner); Anastasia Mikhailova, Director of Client Management, Broker Profile; and Ian Powell, Chairman and senior Partner, PwC.

Best Performing Share Award

Sponsored by

Winterflood Securities Limited

Winner: Ocado Group plc

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Mishal Husain (awards presenter); David Hardiman-Evans, Head of Investor Relations & Corporate Finance, Ocado Group plc (winner); Ben Jowett, Head of Sales Trading, Winterflood Securities; and Stephanie Hyde, Executive Board Member and Head of Regions, PwC.

 

Fund Manager of the Year Award

Sponsored by

Espirito Santo Investment Bank

Winner: BlackRock Smaller Companies Trust

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Mishal Husain (awards presenter); Ralph Cox, accepting the award on behalf of Mike Prentis, BlackRock Smaller Companies Trust (winner); John Dean, Managing Director, Espirito Santo Investment Bank; and Stephanie Hyde, Executive Board Member and Head of Regions, PwC.

 

Achievement in Sustainability Award

Sponsored by

PwC

Winner: Thomas Cook Group plc

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Mishal Husain (awards presenter); Harriet Green, Group CEO Thomas Cook Group plc and Michael Healey, Group CFO Thomas Cook Group plc (winner); Alan McGill, Partner, PwC; and Stephanie Hyde, Executive Board Member and Head of Regions, PwC.

 

Best Technology Award

Sponsored by

Jefferies

Joint Winners: BTG plc and Vectura Group plc

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Mishal Husain (awards presenter); Rolf Soderstrom, CFO, BTG plc (joint winner); Stephen Eason, Director of Device Development, Vectura Group plc (joint winner); Sandy Munro, Director of Respiratory Development, Vectura Group plc (joint winner); Stephen Ford, Head of UK Mid Market Equities, Jefferies; and Stephanie Hyde, Executive Board Member and Head of Regions, PwC. 

 

Turnaround of the Year Award

Sponsored by

Liberum Capital

Winner: Thomas Cook Group plc

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Mishal Husain (awards presenter); Harriet Green, Group CEO Thomas Cook Group plc and Michael Healey, Group CFO Thomas Cook Group plc (winner);  Simon Stilwell, CEO, Liberum; and Stephanie Hyde, Executive Board Member and Head of Regions, PwC. 

 

New Company of the Year Award

Sponsored by

Canaccord Genuity

Winner: Merlin Entertainments plc

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Mishal Husain (awards presenter); Mark Fisher, Merlin Entertainments plc (winner); Simon Bridges, Head of Corporate Broking, Canaccord Genuity; and Stephanie Hyde, Executive Board Member and Head of Regions, PwC.

 

Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Sponsored by

finnCap

Winner: Julian Dunkerton – SuperGroup plc

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Mishal Husain (awards presenter); Julian Dunkerton, CEO, SuperGroup plc (winner); Sam Smith, CEO, finnCap; and Stephanie Hyde, Executive Board Member and Head of Regions, PwC.

 

Company of the Year Award

Sponsored by

Instinctif Partners

Winner: Xaar plc

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Mishal Husain (awards presenter); Ian Dinwoodie, CEO, Xaar plc (winner); Adrian Duffield, Instinctif Partners; and Stephanie Hyde, Executive Board Member and Head of Regions, PwC.

 

 

David Snell
David Snell
PwC
Panel Chair

Erik Anderson
Erik Anderson
Espirito Santo

Mark Briffa
Mark Briffa
Air Partner plc

Andy Brough
Andy Brough
Schroders

Andy Crossley
Andy Crossley
Peel Hunt

Adrian Duffield
Adrian Duffield
College Hill

Arun George
Arun George
Canaccord Genuity

Robert Irvin
Robert Irvin
Broker Profile

Ben Jowett
Ben Jowett
Winterflood Securities

Marian MacBryde
Marian MacBryde
Makinson Cowell

Richard Penny
Richard Penny
Legal & General

Mike Prentis
Mike Prentis
BlackRock

Milan Radia
Milan Radia
Jefferies

Ian Restall
Ian Restall
Flathill Communications
Group plc

Catherine Stanley
Catherine Stanley
F&C

David Stevenson
David Stevenson
Amati Global Investors

David Taylor
David Taylor
Chelverton Asset Management

James Thorne
James Thorne
Threadneedle

Caspar Trenchard
Caspar Trenchard
Standard Life

Gervais Williams
Gervais Williams
Miton Group plc

Rhys Williams
Rhys Williams
finnCap

Dominic Wilson
Dominic Wilson
Zeus Capital

Best Investor Communication Award

Sponsored by

Broker Profile

  • BTG plc
  • IP Group plc
  • Petra Diamonds Ltd
  • Provident Financial plc

Achievement in Sustainability Award

Sponsored by

PwC

  • Berendsen plc
  • Communisis plc
  • Shanks Group plc
  • Thomas Cook Group plc

Best Technology Award

Sponsored by

Jefferies

  • BTG plc
  • CSR plc
  • Playtech plc
  • Vectura Group plc

Turnaround of the Year Award

  • Spirit Pub Company plc
  • SuperGroup plc
  • Thomas Cook Group plc
  • Trifast plc

New Company of the Year Award

Sponsored by

Canaccord Genuity

  • Arrow Global Group plc
  • Crest Nicholson Holdings plc
  • HellermannTyton Group plc
  • Merlin Entertainments plc

Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Sponsored by

finnCap

  • Julian Dunkerton – SuperGroup plc
  • Ray Kelvin – Ted Baker plc
  • Steve Morgan – Redrow plc
  • Mike Ashley – Sports Direct International plc

Company of the Year Award

Sponsored by

College Hill

  • BTG plc
  • The Restaurant Group plc
  • S & U plc
  • Xaar plc
 

 

2013 event media

On 6 March 2014, the prestigious PLC Awards Dinner brought together its constituents for a night of celebration at the Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane, London.

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