2009 Winners

Best Performing Share Award

Sponsored by | W H Ireland Ltd

Winner: FuturaGene plc

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Picture shows, left to right: Emily Maitlis (awards presenter); John Wakefield, Corporate Finance Director, W H Ireland Ltd; Mark Pritchard, Chairman, FuturaGene plc (winner); and Neil Sutton, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Best Communication Award

Sponsored by | SJ Brewin LLP

Winner: May Gurney Integrated Services plc

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Picture shows, left to right: Emily Maitlis (awards presenter); Mike Dunn, Finance Director, May Gurney Integrated Services plc (winner); Delphine Currie, Partner, SJ Berwin LLP; and Neil Sutton, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Best Use of AIM Award

Sponsored by | Winterflood Securities

Winner: Vertu Motors plc

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Picture shows, left to right: Emily Maitlis (awards presenter); Karen Anderson, Finance Director, Vertu Motors plc (winner); Richard Meaney, Director of AIM Market Making, Winterflood Securities Ltd; and Neil Sutton, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Best Technology Award

Sponsored by | John East & Partners Ltd

Winner: ImmuPharma plc

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Picture shows, left to right: Emily Maitlis (awards presenter); John East, Merchant John East Securities Ltd; Richard Warr, Chairman, ImmuPharma plc (winner); and Neil Sutton, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Aim Transaction of the Year Award

Sponsored by | KBC Peel Hunt

Winner: ToLuna plc

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Picture shows, left to right: Emily Maitlis (awards presenter); Frederic-Charles Petit, Chief Executive, ToLuna plc (winner); Simon Hayes, Chief Executive, KBC Peel Hunt; and Neil Sutton, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Achievement in Sustainability Award

Sponsored by | PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Winner: Modern Water plc

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Picture shows, left to right: Emily Maitlis (awards presenter); Richard Gledhill, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers; Neil McDougall, Chairman, Modern Water plc (winner); and Neil Sutton, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Best Research Award

Sponsored by | Canaccord Adams

Winner: Edison Investment Research

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Picture shows, left to right: Fraser Thorne, Edison Investment Research (winner); Emily Maitlis (awards presenter); Robert Finlay, Canaccord Adams; and Neil Sutton, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers.

International Company of the Year Award

Sponsored by | Matrix Corporate Capital LLP.

Winner: Asian Citrus Holdings Ltd

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Picture shows, left to right: Emily Maitlis (awards presenter); Nic Smith, Non-Executive Director, Asian Citrus Holdings Ltd (winner); Alastair Stratton, Matrix Corporate Capital LLP; and Neil Sutton, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Best Newcomer Award

Sponsored by | FinnCap.

Winner: Max Property Group plc

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Picture shows, left to right: Emily Maitlis (awards presenter); Mike Brown, Max Property Group plc (winner); Sam Smith, Managing Director, FinnCap; and Neil Sutton, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Sponsored by | PwC & QCA.

Winner: Chris Havemann, Research Now plc

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Picture shows, left to right: Emily Maitlis (awards presenter); Chris Havemann, Chief Executive, Research Now plc (winner); Mark Brady, Head of Corporate Finance, PwC & QCA; and Neil Sutton, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Company of the Year Award

Sponsored by | Close Asset Management Ltd.

Winner: Abcam plc

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Picture shows, left to right: Emily Maitlis (awards presenter); Neil Sutton, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers; Dr. Jonathan Milner, Group Chief Executive, Abcam plc (winner); and Deryck Noble-Nesbitt, Director of Research and UK Smaller Companies, Close Asset Management Ltd.

Special Achievement Award

Sponsored by |

Winner: Peter Ashworth

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Picture shows, left to right: Mark Speller, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers; and Peter Ashworth (winner), Charles Stanley Securities