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Entrepreneurs Panel

Steve Purdham
Michael Oliver
Julie Meyer
Brian Hay
Jeremy Roberts
Tony Caldeira
Jennie Johnson
Charlie Mullins
David Pollock
Richard O'Sullivan
Debbie Pierce
Laura Tenison

Winners 2010

The EN Deals awards results ...
Date: 31st March 2011
Venue: The Point, Lancashire County Cricket Club, Talbot Road, Old Trafford, Manchester M16 0PX
...and the winners are....
The results of the awards dinner held on the evening of the 31st March 2011, have been announced and are as follows:-


Best Deal under £10 million

Instem – flotation on AIM

Best Deal £10 million to £50 million

NCC Group – acquisition of iSEC Partners

Best Deal over £50 million

TravelJigsaw – sale to Priceline

Corporate Financier of the Year

Jonathan Boyers – KPMG

Lawyer of the Year

Mark Dawson – Shoosmiths

Venture capitalist of the year

Amin Amiri – a2e Venture Catalysts

Dealmaker of the Year

Jonathan Boyers – KPMG

Outstanding achievement in dealmaking

Roger Lane-Smith

To book tickets or for more information contact:
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