Atrys Health winner at SME Cap Awards 2018 of the European Commission
December 5, 2018
Madrid, December 5, 2018.- Atrys Health, SA, a company that debuted as a listed company in the MAB in July 2016, rose yesterday with the first place in the "Rising Star" category of the Small and MidCap Awards 2018, organized by the European Commission and whose ceremony took place in Brussels.
This award is given to that listed company that during the year 2018 has stood out for being an "exceptional actor" in the subgroup of listed SMEs with a market capitalization of up to 50 million euros. The evaluation of the members of the jury focuses on the potential for business growth, the attention of the company in the field of corporate social responsibility and the good performance of the candidates' stock market together with their potential for future revaluation of the price of their shares.
The company's executive president, Santiago de Torres Sanahuja, who was responsible for collecting the award, said that "Atrys Health is the result of the work of a highly professional team of high excellence, whose motivation is to improve oncological diagnosis and other pathologies through innovation to obtain the best precision medicine".
De Torres also thanked his support to those responsible for the Alternative Stock Market of Spain, since "they have encouraged us to continue growing and creating value for shareholders". The president of the company also made an express acknowledgment to his shareholders "who believe in Atrys and accompany us in this adventure."
The European Small and Mid-Cap Awards are a joint initiative of the European Commission, FESE (Federation of European Securities Exchanges) and European Issuers to help promote best practices and encourage European SMEs to access capital markets to finance its growth. The first ceremony of the awards was organized in 2013 by the European Issuers and FESE associations on the initiative of the General Directorate for the Internal Markets, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs of the European Commission. These two associations represent the group of Markets and listed companies of the EU.
The prizes aim to show the diversity of European markets and give visibility to listed SMEs with high growth capacity considered by the European Commission as a critical actor to promote economic recovery and achieve the EU's objectives of job creation work.