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Thistle Initiatives - Leading Compliance Company Of The Year

We are excited to announce that we have been awarded Leading Compliance Company of the Year in the Acquisition International 2023 Global Excellence Awards!

Read our feature in the awards supplement here. 

Sophie Long, CEO of the Thistle Group said: "I extend my congratulations to the entire Thistle Initiatives team for achieving this award for the first time this year. It underscores our commitment, teamwork, and perseverance in delivering a high-level acquisition due diligence, regulatory, and compliance support services to financial services firms. Well done to the team for their remarkable efforts."

About the Acquisition International Business Excellence Awards

Now in its eleventh year, this annual award exclusively showcases top-performing companies from across the world.

The Business Excellence Awards boast a competitive selection process and a variety of categories. By examining various industries in detail, the Business Excellence Awards 2024 acknowledge and honour the most outstanding performers. For firms ranging from start-ups and family-run firms to larger conglomerates, this award showcases their achievements in attaining excellence within their respective industries.

We must not overlook the hard work of companies that tirelessly strive for success. Across every industry, there are game-changing organisations that are committed to revolutionising their sector. These pioneers in their respective fields deserve recognition and celebration for their many achievements; they are the ones who are shaping the future of their industries. Standing out among competitors is not an easy task, but winning an international award is an excellent way to gain valuable promotion and cement your reputation as an industry front-runner.

Our experienced professionals evaluate all nominees based on their quality and achievements, without bias towards their size or location.

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Get in touch with Thistle Initiatives

Thistle Initiatives has supported firms for over 10 years as a trusted compliance and regulatory advisor. In addition to assisting you as-and-when, our team of specialists can serve as your right hand in meeting and complying with FCA regulations. We understand the importance of staying up-to-date and compliant and are dedicated to providing the guidance and support needed to do so.

To find out more about our wide range of services or to speak to a member of our expert team, please call 0207 436 0630 or email