11 Nov 2020
M7 identified in London Stock Exchange Group’s “1000 Companies to Inspire Britain” 2020 report
• M7 recognised in seventh edition of London Stock Exchange Group’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain report
• Report identifies fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) across the UK
M7 Real Estate (“M7”) has been identified as one of London Stock Exchange Group’s “1000 Companies to Inspire Britain” 2020. The report recognises the UK’s fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium sized businesses (SMEs)*, highlighting the regional and sector diversity of the UK’s SMEs and the entrepreneurial spirit shown by these companies.
To be featured in the report, businesses had to demonstrate not only strong revenue growth over the last three years but also outperform their sector peers. The result is a unique and varied list of the UK’s most innovative SMEs. Further details on the 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain report and methodology can be found online at www.1000companies.com.
M7 is a pan-European investor and asset manager specialised in multi-tenanted real estate. M7’s team consists of over 225 staff operating across a platform spanning 14 European countries. It was established in 2009 and remains majority owned by its senior managers. M7 currently manages a portfolio of c.830 assets comprising 67.5 million sq ft of GLA with a capital value in excess of €5.3 billion.
David Ebbrell, Chief Executive of M7 Real Estate commented: “To be included in the London Stock Exchange’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain for the fourth year in a row is a huge testament to the entire team at M7 and I am very proud that we have been recognised in this report. Despite the current challenging business environment, we think the careful selection and management of relevant real estate will continue to be in demand from tenants. Moreover, we believe that the income producing nature of real estate will become increasingly attractive to investors alike and continue to believe that there are exciting opportunities ahead for the group.”
David Schwimmer, CEO, London Stock Exchange Group: “This report highlights the vital role of SMEs in driving economic growth, leading innovation and providing jobs across the UK. In this challenging year for businesses, it is more important than ever to shine a light on these stories of resilience and entrepreneurship. The success of UK SMEs is crucial as we rebuild a post COVID-19 economy, and London Stock Exchange Group is committed to helping growth companies achieve their potential.”
The Rt Hon John Glen MP, Economic Secretary to the Treasury: “SMEs are the engine room of our economy. They have risen to the immense challenges of this year with resilience and ingenuity, and we are proud to support them with one of the most generous and comprehensive packages for businesses anywhere in the world. It is more important than ever that we champion the companies in this year’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain report and many others like them – they are creating jobs, spurring on our economic recovery, and building the industries of the future.”
A full searchable database of all of the companies along with a downloadable pdf of the publication can be found online at www.1000companies.com
* Company data as at December 2019 is included in this report