European Small and Mid-Cap Awards was launched in 2013 to promote the best practices of the most dynamic companies that gained access to capital markets via an IPO.
EuropeanIssuers, the Federation of European Securities Exchanges (FESE) and the European Commission are delighted to announce that FOM Technologies has been recognised within Nasdaq First North Growth Market as the most outstanding company in the category “Rising Star”.
We are thrilled that Nasdaq First North Growth Market has chosen to point at us out of the many brilliant companies listed on the exchange when asked to submit their choice for this category at the European Small and Mid-Cap Awards 2021.
“It’s a tremendous recognition of the journey we have embarked on after listing the company on Nasdaq First North”
– Says Michael Stadi, CEO, FOM Technologies.
Stay tuned for more info. The winner will be announced later this year.
About the Rising Star category:
The winner of the Rising Star Award should stand out as an exceptional performer in the sub group of SMEs with a market capitalisation up to 50 million The Rising Star should also be a responsible corporate citizen It should be an emerging business and one that has clearly furthered growth potential It will be well managed and have been resourceful with the proceeds of flotation Since going public this company’s share price should have risen to a respectable but not excessive premium.
Visit the award website here:
About the European Small and Mid-Cap Awards
The objective of the Awards is to promote best practices and highlight the best European Small and Mid-Sized Companies that have gained access to capital markets via an Initial Public Offering (IPO). They showcase the diversity of European markets, and aim to promote stock listings, in particular targeting SMEs and growth companies. These companies are critical to accomplishing the EU’s goals of job creation, competitiveness and growth.
The European Small and Mid-Cap Awards advocate the benefits of equity financing and encourage smaller companies to consider this financing option. Equity market financing plays a key role in the creation of jobs and growth and in the overall competitiveness of a company. http://europeansmallandmidcapawards.eu/
The Awards Jury
The shortlisted companies are chosen by an independent jury:
• Detlef Fechtner, EU Correspondent, Börsen-Zeitung
• Martin Hock, Finance Editor, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (F.A.Z.)
• Jean-Pierre Paelinck, President and Secretary General, World Federation of Investors
• Phaedon Tamvakakis, Vice Chairman, Alpha Trust Investment Services
• James Wood, Small Cap Specialist, Winterflood Securities
About the European Commission
The Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG GROW) of the European Commission develops and implements a range of policies to improve access to finance for SMEs in the EU. SMEs are critical to European economic recovery and to accomplishing the EU’s goals of job creation, competitiveness and growth. For more information, please visit http://ec.europa.eu/growth/access-to-finance_en.
EuropeanIssuers is a pan-European organisation representing the interests of publicly quoted companies across Europe to the EU Institutions. We seek capital markets that serve the interests of their end users, including issuers. For more information, please visit www.europeanissuers.eu.
The Federation of European Securities Exchanges (FESE) represents 35 exchanges in equities, bonds, derivatives and commodities through 18 full members from 30 countries, as well as one Affiliate Member and one Observer Member. For further information please visit www.fese.eu.