Basingstoke-based Southern Communications has scooped Best Mid Market Management Team at the BVCA Management Team Awards.
Paul Bradford, CEO, Southern Communications, attended the chair’s dinner to receive the award at the prestigious Banqueting House, London. The exclusive dinner brought together BVCA chairs past and present, senior industry, parliamentarian and media officials and regulators, for a high level evening looking at the impact of the industry.
Southern Communications is one of the fastest growing Tier 2 ISPs. The company employs over 280 staff across the UK and has over 50 years of experience in providing businesses with cloud, network, voice, mobile and security solutions.
On accepting the award, Paul Bradford, CEO of Southern Communications, said: “I am delighted to be presented with this award. I am very proud of the whole team at Southern Communications. We have built a strong management team and have the best employees in the industry. This award is a great recognition for the business and a fantastic achievement, which wouldn’t have been possible without the backing of Livingbridge, who provide fantastic support through the delivery or our growth plans.”
The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA) is the industry body and public policy advocate for the private equity and venture capital industry in the UK, with a membership of more than 700 influential firms, including over 300 private equity and venture capital houses.
The judges commented: “When Southern Communications first came to market, Paul Bradford and his dynamic management team already had a clear objective of what they wanted to achieve and they have executed their plan fantastically. Their EBITDA growth is stellar and the long-standing management team are brilliant, loyal to the business, self-sufficient, and have huge levels of ambition.”