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London Stock Exchange Group identifies 1000 most dynamic SMEs in Europe

1000 Companies to Inspire is London Stock Exchange Group’s celebration of some of the fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the UK and Europe. As well as identifying 1,000 companies, the annual reports examine in detail the opportunities and challenges facing SMEs and looks at the sectors and trends that will shape the future of the British and European economies.

The reports form part of broader LSEG support for high growth companies including business support programme, ELITE

  • LSEG launches ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Europe 2017’

  • Report demonstrates critical importance of high-growth private small and medium sized companies (SMEs) to future European economic growth, innovation and job creation

  • Most dynamic SMEs boast compound annual growth rate of over 100%, up from 71% last year and 2-year job creation rate of 43%

  • 150 companies included in the report two consecutive years   

  • European Commission Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis highlights significance of Capital Markets Union (CMU) in mobilising capital across the continent to back EU high-growth businesses

  • Report is part of broader LSEG support for European high growth companies, including business support and capital raising programme ELITE and the leading international growth market AIM