LONDON: 5 September 2013 – The Forsyth Group has been shortlisted for the Service Provider of the Year Award at the eleventh annual Investor AllStars Awards. The Awards celebrate professional excellence in entrepreneurship and the professional investor community and will be hosted at London’s Natural History Museum on 25 September 2013.
The Investor AllStars Awards is an annual event organised by GP Bullhound, the technology investment bank, and GrowthBusiness, a Vitesse Media website specialising in providing information for entrepreneurs and leaders of fast-growth enterprises.
The Forsyth Group provides retained executive search services to early stage and high growth technology companies in the USA, UK and across Europe. The company focuses exclusively on the emerging technology sector, working at CxO, VO & Director level for companies in Big Data, SaaS/Software, Mobile, Internet and Digital Media.
“This is a great achievement for The Forsyth Group to be shortlisted for the award for Service Provider of the Year” said Manish Madhvani, Managing Partner at GP Bullhound. “It has been a great year for growth and innovation in the European technology sector, companies like The Forsyth Group set a high standard and are a great role model for others seeking to push the boundaries in this exciting industry.”
“We are very proud to be shortlisted for this award together with so many excellent Service Providers.” said Rosemary Forsyth, General Partner at The Forsyth Group. “This year we have worked with some of the most exciting high growth technology companies in the UK, EU and USA and it is a great honour to have been nominated by our customers for this award”
“The Investor AllStars Awards highlight entrepreneurs and VCs who are driving the technology sector forward,” said Niki Baker, CEO, Vitesse Media. “The Awards are an opportunity for the European venture capital community to consider the biggest successes of the past year and look forward to the trends and innovation still to come.”
The following is the full list of awards categories: Venture Capital Fund of the Year; Europe’s Most Exciting Investor Backed Company of the Year; Investor of the Year; Female Entrepreneur of the Year; Male Entrepreneur of the Year; Equity Gap Fund of the Year; Exit of the Year; Growth/Buyout Fund of the Year; Private Investor Network of the Year; Service Provider of the Year and VCT of the Year.
The Award’s headline sponsor is global investment company SFERIQ. The premium sponsors are Orrick, a global law firm, and MTI Ventures, which focuses on early stage venture capital and management in software, communication, life sciences, materials technology and industrial products.
About GP Bullhound
GP Bullhound is an international technology investment banking group with offices in London, San Francisco, Stockholm and Berlin. Founded in 1999, GP Bullhound provides world-class advice on mergers, acquisitions and private placements to a diverse range of corporate clients, institutional investors and high-net-worth individuals.
Combining a true love for entrepreneurship and innovation with deep global buyer relations and sector expertise, GP Bullhound has completed transactions for many category leaders and most recently sold Tunigo to Spotify, and Fjord to Accenture. For more information, please visit their website.
In 2013, GP Bullhound was awarded Boutique Investment Bank of the Year and Leading Advisers of the Year by the Acquisition International M&A Awards.
Vitesse Media is a multimedia business and offers award-winning publications, fast-growing websites, exciting events and much-acclaimed research. They are the leading specialists in growth businesses ¬ entrepreneurs and CEOs, their investors, advisers and suppliers. Vitesse Media is quoted on AIM. More information