Abcam Named AIM Company of the Year

Award celebrates achievements of a dynamic business with strong future growth prospects

Abcam AIM company fo the year 2013

Picture shows left to right: David Snell, Partner and AIM Leader, PwC; Chris Fielding, Director of Corporate Finance, WH Ireland; Jonathan Milner, CEO, Abcam plc; and Sophie Raworth, Awards Presenter.

 

Cambridge UK, October 14, 2013: Abcam Plc., a leading provider of life science research tools, announced today it has been named ‘Company of the Year’ in the 2013 AIM Awards. The AIM awards celebrate outstanding achievement of quoted companies and entrepreneurs who have harnessed AIM to help them fulfil their ambition and growth potential in the last twelve months.

Company of the Year is the ultimate accolade for any AIM-listed company. The award is presented to the company that has best demonstrated it is a responsible, fully accountable, dynamic business with strong growth prospects and a commitment to AIM. Above all, the winner is deemed to be a well-managed business, having attracted public funding to enhance and develop its growth potential to the full.

 

“We’re celebrating 15 years of successful growth at Abcam in 2013, which we credit to a sustainable business model combined with attracting talented employees, who demonstrate exceptional teamwork and a shared passion for providing the best products and services to our customers across the globe. This is an exciting time for Abcam as we strive to continue to develop novel solutions to support scientists with their discoveries. I look forward to reporting Abcam’s achievements over the next 15 years.”

- Dr. Jonathan Milner, CEO of Abcam

 

Abcam previously won Company of the Year in the 2009 AIM Awards, and has continued to achieve strong growth and shown innovation in the market. The Company has enhanced its product range through the addition of non-primary antibodies, as well as pioneering research tools such as its proprietary rabbit monoclonal antibody technology, RabMAb®, following the acquisition of Epitomics. Abcam’s vision is to become the world’s leading supplier of life science research tools.

 

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