The ultimate fund manager can demonstrate the best combination of innovation in product development, impact on investee business and engagement of advisers…

The Growth Investor of the Year award recognizes providers specialising in alternative investments who can demonstrate innovation in product development, impact on SME growth, and engagement in adviser outreach. Reviewed in context of size of client base and proportion of alternative investment in client portfolios, a panel of judges will score each entry based on questions related to Investment performance, Impact on investee companies, Product development, Adviser outreach, and Management of risk.

Please contact Michelle Powell on or 0203 375 1705 for further information.

A fee of £195 + VAT is payable on completion of entering this category.


Toby Austin, CEO of Beauhurst

“We are passionate about helping business professionals discover and track the UKs high-growth companies. Working with Intelligent Partnership will allow us to showcase the power of our data, helping advisors and investors better understand market trends and opportunities, and provide a valuable resource for professionals across the country. We are particularly delighted to sponsor the Growth Investor of the Year award, the main accolade of what promises to be a tremendous evening.”

Past Winner


Octopus Investments


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Our founders’ obsession with always delivering something better has led us on a unique journey. Today we are building companies that people love and which make a difference.

We now have close to 500 employees and manage £6 billion on behalf of more than 50,000 investors. We’ve built market-leading positions in tax-efficient investment, smaller company financing, renewable energy and healthcare. But no matter how big we get, we’ll keep doing the simple things well and keep looking after each of our customers, day in, day out.