Online fashion giant Asos was declared “company of the decade” at the Grant Thornton-sponsored Quoted Company Awards.
The ceremony, considered the “Oscars” for small companies on the Stock Exchange, also named Richard Law of GB Group, the identity technology company, chief executive of the year.
The Independent was the media partner for the event held at London’s Natural History Museum.
Chairman of the year was Martin Lightbody of cake maker Finsbury Food.
Other winners included Vin Murria of Advanced Computer Software, who was named Entrepreneur of the Year, and BlackRock’s Mike Prentis, who was declared Investor of the Year.
Israeli-run financial instruments firm Plus 500 won IPO of the year, and Redleaf Polhill investor and public relations firm of the year.
The full list of winners was:
Quoted Company Awards 2014 WINNERS
Chairman of the Year – sponsored by Rosenblatt Solicitors
Finsbury Food - Martin Lightbody:
Finance Director of the Year – sponsored by Bentley
Optimal Payments - Keith Butcher:
Non-Executive Director of the Year – sponsored by Cantor Fitzgerald
Dart Group - Mark Laurence
Investor of the Year – sponsored by Shore Capital
BlackRock - Mike Prentis
IPO of the Year – sponsored by Redleaf Polhill
Deal of the Year – sponsored by White Water Group
Entrepreneur of the Year – sponsored by FinnCap
Advanced Computer Software - Vin Murria
CEO of the Year – sponsored by GrowthBusiness
GB Group - Richard Law: Table 68
Fund Manager of the Decade – sponsored by Growth Company Investor
Standard Life UK - Harry Nimmo
PR/IR of the Year – sponsored by The Independent
Broker of the Year – sponsored by ICAP
Company of the Decade – sponsored by Grant Thornton
The Independent was media partner.