Vertu boss awarded AIM entrepreneur of the year

Time 7:11 am, October 14, 2013

Robert-ForresterCHIEF executive of Vertu Motors, Robert Forrester, has been awarded Entrepreneur of the Year at the AIM Awards.

More then 3,000 companies have joined AIM since it was founded by in 1995, helping companies to raise the capital they need for expansion and Vertu Motors joined in 2006, following an oversubscribed equity raise of £25m.

To be nominated for the award, candidates have to demonstrate drive and business acumen, vision and flair. According to the awards criteria, the winner will recognise that behind every successful entrepreneur is an established company management team.

Head of AIM at London Stock Exchange Group, Marcus Stuttard, said: ‘Congratulations to all the winners and also those who were shortlisted. The breadth and depth of winners and nominees this year reflect the health of the market and confirms AIM’s role as a pre-eminent source of growth finance for some of the UK’s most dynamic businesses.

‘This has been an exciting year for AIM companies with positive developments on ISAs and Stamp Duty, helping to create an environment where these businesses can flourish.’


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