GP Bullhound ( the research-centric investment bank specialising in technology, media and telecommunications, has announced the results of the 2011 Media Momentum Awards which showcase the fastest growing digital media companies in Europe. Digital agency Essence ( has been ranked number one in the Fastest Growing Larger Digital Company category.

The awards, which were announced in Barcelona on the 19th of May, attracted industry leaders from across the continent. Organised by GP Bullhound and sponsored by the likes of New Media Age and The Daily Telegraph, the awards recognise the most innovative and fastest growing companies in the European Digital Media Economy.

Experiencing explosive growth over the last 12 months, Essence rose from last year’s 20th position to top the awards table this year. Following a six fold growth over the last three years, the digital agency now works across 47 countries and has offices in both London and New York. Winning the Media Momentum awards further reinforces the success of the agency.

For the full version of the Media Momentum Top 50 league table and further details on the Media Momentum Award winners and past winners, please visit:

Dated 27/05/2011


About Essence:
Essence is an award winning digital agency operating from offices in London and New York, delivering work on a global scale. With clients such as Google, Expedia and eBay, Essence delivers media, creative and technical solutions to leaders in the digital space. In 2009, the agency won the global accolade of eConsultancy’s Most Innovative Digital Agency ( and in 2010 it was crowned Media Agency of the Year at the NMA Effectiveness Awards ( Another UK award includes the highly coveted Revolution Special Award for Innovation in April 2010. The agency reached position 63 in The Sunday Times Tech Track 100 (

For further information, please contact:

Matt Isaacs, Founding Partner and CEO
Tel: 0207 758 4215

Published on: 3:20PM on 27th May 2011