Small Cap Network - 10 Year Anniversary


Thursday 15th June 2023

Celebrating Sub £350m UK Market Cap Quoted Companies Sector

Awards Host
Peter Dickson, Voiceover Man

Peter Dickson is the UK’s most prolific voiceover artist. He has enjoyed a stellar career spanning almost 40 years.

His unique and powerful vocal delivery is the choice of global TV entertainment mogul Simon Cowell. His voice has featured on “Britain’s Got Talent” and “The X Factor” in the UK. In a national poll, he was voted as one of the top three iconic UK voices of the decade.

Guest Speaker
Merryn Somerset Webb

Merryn Somerset Webb is a hugely popular speaker and acclaimed commentator on economics, financial markets and personal finance. In November 2022, she became a Senior Columnist at Bloomberg Opinion where she will write a weekly column on personal finance and investment, she will also have a podcast. Merryn is among the most well-respected and prominent voices in financial journalism, having won multiple awards including Personal Finance Journalist of the year in 2018, and Finance Commentator of the Year in 2019. Previously, she was the Editor in chief of Moneyweek, the best selling financial magazine in the UK, and a contributing editor at the Financial Times.

The Judging Panel

(Chair) Gervais Williams

(Chair) Gervais Williams

Head of Equities at
Premier Miton Group plc.
Lucy Bloomfield

Lucy Bloomfield

Deputy Fund Manager,
Canaccord Genuity Fund Management
Richard Gill

Richard Gill

Head of Research at
Align Research
Alexandra Lindsay

Alexandra Lindsay

Investment Director at
Maven Capital Partners
Judith MacKenzie

Judith MacKenzie

Partner & Head of Public Equity at
Downing LLP
Miles Nolan

Miles Nolan

Fund Manager, Sterling Investments & MI Sterling Select Companies Fund
Charlotte Meyrick

Charlotte Meyrick

UK Equities Fund Manager at
Aviva Investors
Ivan Sedgwick

Ivan Sedgwick

Investment Director,
LGB & Co
Hugo Vaux

Hugo Vaux

Fund Manager
Guinness Asset Management
Dominic Weller

Dominic Weller

Fund Manager at
Octopus Investments

Award Categories

IPO of the Year

Transaction of the Year

Company of the Year

Executive Director of the Year

Dividend Hero of the Year

UK Smaller Companies Fund Manager of the Year

Aquis Company of the Year

Technology company of the year

ESG company of the Year

Analyst of the Year

Journalist of the Year

Diversity, Inclusivity and
Engagement Award

Lifetime Achievement Award

The Nominees

IPO of the Year

Aurrigo International

CleanTech Lithium

EnSilica Plc

Facilities By ADF

Smarttech247 Group Plc

Transaction of the Year

Afentra - Oil assets acquisition

Ashtead Technology - Hiretech acquisition

Frenkel Topping - £10 million fundraise

Journeo - IGL acquisition

Oxford Metrics - sale of Yotta

Company of the Year

Cerillion Plc

Netcall Plc

Record Plc

Ricardo Plc

Yu Group

Zoo Digital

Executive Director of the Year

Henrik Bang - CEO of Netcall

Stuart Green - CEO of Zoo Digital

Louis Hall - CEO of Cerillion Technologies

Leslie Hill - CEO of Record

Graham Ritchie - CEO of Ricardo

Dividend Hero of the Year


Cerillion Technologies


Warpaint London

XPS Pensions Group

Aquis Company of the Year

Chapel Down

Equipmake Holdings

National Milk Records

RentGuarantor Holdings Plc

Technology Company of the Year

Avacta Group Plc

Cerillion Technologies

Eagle Eye

Equals Group

Netcall Plc

ESG Company of the Year

AFC Energy

Blancco Technology

Eneraqua Technologies


Invinity Energy Systems


Diversity, Inclusivity & Engagement Award

Bloomsbury Publishing

Braemar Shipping

Galliford Try

Gym Group


XPS Pensions Group

Smaller Companies Fund Manager of the Year

Fidelity UK Smaller Companies

Artemis UK Smaller Companies

VT Teviot UK Smaller Companies

Thesis Stonehage Fleming AIM

Gresham House UK Smaller Companies

Analyst of the Year

Mark Brewer - FinnCap

Chris Donnellan – Cenkos Securities

Adrian Kearsey - Panmure Gordon

Jessica Pok, CFA - Peel Hunt

Kai Korschelt – Cannacord Genuity

Julie Simmonds - Panmure Gordon

Edward Thomas – Liberum Capital

Journalist of the Year

Smit Berry – The Small Company Sharewatch

Joanne Hart – Mail On Sunday

Andrew Hore – AIM Journal

Paul Scott - Stockopedia

David Thornton – Growth Company Investor

Lifetime Achievement

To be announced on the night

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