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23 February 2016

Benchmark featured in ‘Top 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’

For the second year running, Benchmark has been featured in a London Stock Exchange landmark report identifying the UK’s most exciting and dynamic small and medium-sized businesses.

The third edition of the report, highlights 1,000 of the fastest growing SMEs across the country. Selection criteria requires companies to have shown not just growing revenue over the past four years, but also to have outperformed their sector peers.

Setting a new benchmark

Benchmark is a pioneering company in the aquaculture, agriculture and animal health sectors. With five divisions and bases in 27 countries, Benchmark engages with major industries to help repair and build a global food chain that is more efficient, economical, ethical and environmentally friendly, and that can serve the future of humanity. Benchmark’s success can be attributed to the early decision to participate in the aquaculture, sustainability and technical knowledge sectors. This, coupled with a high level of reinvestment and management’s ability to move quickly to grab opportunities, has allowed Benchmark to position itself as a leader. It listed on AIM in 2013 with the objectives of accessing capital to fund its ambitious expansion plans, enhancing its profile with customers, partners and suppliers and attracting high calibre talent.

The full report is available online here

There are more than four million SMEs in the UK. Within that number is a subset of exciting and promising companies of exceptional importance to UK economic growth and job creation.

Xavier Rolet

CEO of the London Stock Exchange Group