The Enterprise Investment Scheme Association, the membership organisation focused on investing in the UK’s growth businesses, has announced the winners of its annual awards at a glittering, albeit online, event introduced by the chair of the EISA, Lord Flight, and hosted by Director General Mark Brownridge. Economic Secretary, John Glen, representing the Government, endorsed the importance of growth businesses to the UK economy, and emphasised the value of the Enterprise Investment Scheme in attracting the investment to make the growth possible.
The Awards were presented to firms, advisers, companies, individuals and journalists that achieved outstanding performance in the context of the EIS & SEIS schemes during 2020.
Speaking on behalf of the EISA, Mark Brownridge said, “It incredibly important to recognise the important work the industry undertakes, this year more than ever. The Awards denote excellence in a number of EIS and SEIS fields and from an unprecedented list of entrants we have been pleased to showcase some outstanding winners.
Winners in their categories were as follows:
Best EIS Fund Manager: Symvan Capital
Best EIS/SEIS Legal or Regulatory Advisor: Admepi Associates and SeedLegals
Best EIS/Tax Advisor: Philip Hare & Associates
Diversity Champion: Worth Capital
Financial Planner: Stephen Jones
Best Newcomer: Praetura Ventures
Best Journalist: Rachel Millard
Spirit of EIS: Deepbridge Capital
Best EIS/SEIS Investment Exit: Mercia
Best EIS Fund Manager: Parkwalk Advisors
Notes to Editors
Contact details for winners available from EISA
EISA Contact: Mark Brownridge at firstname.lastname@example.org