Broadwalk Services Awards 2012

LONDON--()--Broadwalk Asset Management LLP is pleased to announce the fifth Broadwalk Services Awards to recognise outstanding achievements by quoted companies and their management teams in the broadly defined business services sectors.

Charlie Cottam, Fund Manager at Broadwalk said
“The UK has many world leading companies in business services and is a major employer.”
“It is one of the less well known success stories of the economy, and these awards are another step towards raising its profile.”

The full release including the shortlist and presentation photos is available at our website:

  • Company of the year: easyjet
  • CEO and executive team of the year: Miles Roberts, CEO and executive team, DS Smith
  • Chairman of the year: Sir Ian Wood, Wood Group
  • Deal of the year: Invensys, sale of Rail
  • European IPO of the year: DKSH
  • Small and mid cap company of the year: Vp
  • Entrepreneur of the year: Chris Cole, Genivar (ex WSP)

Advisory Panel
The awards have had the significant benefit of views from:

Jarrod Castle, Co Head of Transport Research, UBS

Vasco Litchfield, Director, Lazard

Jane Sparrow Director, Mid & Small Cap Support Services Research, Barclays Capital

Stuart Vincent, Managing Director, Rothschild

About Broadwalk Asset Management LLP
Broadwalk Asset Management LLP was founded in 2007 by Charlie Cottam, previously an equity analyst with Panmure Gordon and Cazenove (now J.P.Morgan Cazenove). It manages the Broadwalk Select Services Fund, Europe’s first absolute return fund to focus on the broadly defined business services sectors. The fund has risen almost 90% since its inception in June 2008, compared to the FTSE All Share which on a total return basis is up 17%.


Advisory Panel
All the firms represented on the advisory panel, Lazard, Rothschild, Barclays Capital and UBS Limited, an affiliate of UBS AG, have corporate relationships with companies in these awards. Their inclusion is not in any way an investment recommendation to buy or sell shares in these companies. The inclusion of these companies do not necessarily represent the views of these firms and should not be attributed to them.

Broadwalk Asset Management LLP
This document is issued by Broadwalk Asset Management LLP should not be used for the purpose of an offer or solicitation in any jurisdiction or in any circumstances in which such offer or solicitation is unlawful or unauthorised. Broadwalk Select Services Fund Limited (the Fund) is not a recognised scheme under s.264 of the Financial Services and Markets Act. The Fund may hold positions in any of the companies mentioned above. Most if not all of the protections provided by the United Kingdom regulatory structure will not apply to investments in the Fund. The Fund is not traded on an exchange or recognised market.

Broadwalk Asset Management LLP is Authorised and Regulated by the FSA.


Broadwalk Asset Management LLP
Charlie Cottam
00 44 (0)20 7491 7384

Release Summary

Fifth Broadwalk Services Awards 2012 for outstanding performances in the broadly defined business services sectors


Broadwalk Asset Management LLP
Charlie Cottam
00 44 (0)20 7491 7384