The Prize for the best essay has been generously donated by Dimitry Anastakis, L.R. Wilson/R.J. Currie Chair in Canadian Business History at the Rotman School and the Department of History at the University of Toronto.

The Prize for the second-best essay of 200GBP has been generously provided by Dr Nicholas Wong and Professor John Wilson of Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University.

Many thanks to the Gesellschaft für Unternehmensgeschichte for hosting the website associated with this initiative.

Dr Andrew Smith would also like to acknowledge the assistance of Ken Umemura-Smith.