ASOS named 'company of the decade' at Quoted Company Awards

 

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

Plus500

Deal of the Year – sponsored by White Water Group

Ithaca Energy

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

Redleaf Polhill

Broker of the Year – sponsored by ICAP

finnCap

Company of the Decade – sponsored by Grant Thornton

Asos

The Independent was media partner.

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