2003 Winners

Best Performing Share Award

Sponsored by | Teather and Greenwood

Winner: Raft International plc

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Picture shows, left to right: Graeme Pike, UK Head of Corporate Finance, PricewaterhouseCoopers; David Priestley, Chairman, Raft International plc (winner); and Adam Pollock, Teather & Greenwood.

Best Communication Award

Sponsored by | SJ Berwin

Winner: Landround plc

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Picture shows, left to right: Graeme Pike, UK Head of Corporate Finance, PricewaterhouseCoopers; David Lyne, Landround plc (winner); and Delphine Currie, SJ Berwin.

Best Use of AIM Award

Sponsored by | Winterflood Securities Limited

Winner: Huveaux plc

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Picture shows, left to right: Graeme Pike, UK Head of Corporate Finance, PricewaterhouseCoopers; John Clarke, Finance Director, Huveaux plc (winner); and Julian Palfreyman, Winterflood Securities.

Best Technology Award

Sponsored by | John East and Partners Limited

Winner: GW Pharmaceuticals plc

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Picture shows, left to right: Graeme Pike, UK Head of Corporate Finance, PricewaterhouseCoopers; Justin Gover, Managing Director, GW Pharmaceuticals plc (winner); and John East, John East & Partners.

Best Research Award

Sponsored by | Sponsored by Canaccord Capital

Winner: James Quinn, Smaller Companies Editor, Shares Magazine

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Picture shows, left to right: Graeme Pike, UK Head of Corporate Finance, PricewaterhouseCoopers; James Quinn, Smaller Companies Editor, Shares Magazine (winner); and Mike Jones, Canaccord Capital.

International Company of the Year Award

Sponsored by | WH Ireland Limited

Winner: First Calgary Petroleums Ltd

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Picture shows, left to right: Graeme Pike, UK Head of Corporate Finance, PricewaterhouseCoopers; Martin Layzell, First Calgary Petroleums Ltd (winner); and Sir David Trippier, Chairman, WH Ireland plc

Best Newcomer Award

Sponsored by | Singer & Friedlander Investment Management Limited

Winner: THB Group

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Picture shows, left to right: Graeme Pike, UK Head of Corporate Finance, PricewaterhouseCoopers; Vic Thompson, Chairman & Chief Executive, THB Group (winner); and Andrew Banks, Singer & Friedlander Investment Management Limited.

Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Sponsored by | PwC & QCA Securities

Winner: Peter Lawrence, Lawrence plc

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Picture shows, left to right: Graeme Pike, UK Head of Corporate Finance, PricewaterhouseCoopers; Peter Lawrence, Lawrence plc (winner); and Mark Brady, PwC & QCA Securities

Company of the Year Award

Sponsored by | Close Investment Limited

Winner: Mears Group plc

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Picture shows, left to right: Graeme Pike, UK Head of Corporate Finance, PricewaterhouseCoopers; David Robertson, Finance Director, Mears Group plc (winner); Philip Malloy, Mears Group plc (winner); Bob Holt, Chairman, Mears Group plc (winner); Reg Pomphrett, Mears Group plc (winner); and Andrew Buchanan, Close Investment Limited.