Meet true star investors and star traders only at the UK Investor Show on 18 April 2015 at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre in Central London. Plus chat to the CEOs of dozens of UK growth companies. Men like Nigel Wray do not speak at other "also ran events" - this is your one chance each year to meet them face to face. The show features not only Master Investors but also some of Britain's best known traders in a special Trader session. And in breakout rooms we have top City analysts explaining how to value gold stocks or tech stocks correctly.
Our 2014 show featured 24 speakers on the main stages. We're still building 2015, but we're already off to a strong start.
Dubbed the Sheriff of AIM for exposing fraud on the casino market, Tom Winnifrith was also described as 'The Maverick Tipster' by the Daily Telegraph. His record of tipping solid value stocks has been consistently excellent for 22 years. He is known for his forthright writing style and for his willingness to face down lawyers letters, death threats and other harassment when tackling market abuse.
Clem Chambers is the CEO of ADVFN, Europe's number one stocks and shares Web site. He has written investment columns for Wired Magazine, which described him as a 'Market Maven'; The Business, The Daily Telegraph and The Scotsman and broadcasts on investment matters for channels including SKY News, CNBC and the BBC.
Thierry Laduguie's unique style of analysis, based on Elliott wave theory and his own indicators, has produced some exceptional results since he launched his first advisory service for private traders in 2006. Nowadays Thierry manages private clients portfolios and advises investors on the short term direction of equity markets.
Mr. Stacey began his career writing for Fleet Street, afterwards becoming Chief Reporter for the Northern Echo in the North East. Joining Radio Four's Today programme, he produced Roger Cook, the investigative reporter, on Radio Four's Checkpoint and BBC TV. He presented programmes for BBC Schools Television and was a reporter on TV News in London. He then presented and was senior reporter on Radio Four's "You and Yours" Programme. Malcolm has made more than 8,000 Radio and TV programmes. He has written 7 books, including the two best sellers "Armchair Tycoon" and "Poolside Tycoon".
Jason Drummond has founded, built and led 7 technology IPOs on European Stock Exchanges since 1999. Jason is active in technology business and is a founder and Director of FAIRFX plc a P2P (peer-to-peer) foreign currency exchange with over 335,000 personal and 1,000 business customers. Jason was also the founder of Coms plc (CODE:COMS) the Internet communications Company.
Harris is currently managing director & co-founder of Venturespring, a venture development firm that helps to incubate & accelerate new digital companies on behalf of Fortune 500 companies. Venturespring works with corporate incubators, accelerators and venture divisions.
Andrew Bell began his career as a natural resources analyst at Morgan Grenfell & Co. in the 1970s. His business experience encompasses periods in fund management and advisory work at leading financial institutions, international corporate finance work and private equity.
The Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP has been Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport since 9 April 2014. From April to July 2014 he was also Minister for Equalities. Previously he was Financial Secretary to the Treasury. He is the Conservative MP for Bromsgrove.
Luke Johnson, known for his involvement with Pizza Express, is a former chairman of the Royal Society of Arts and Channel 4. He writes regular columns for the Financial Times newspaper and Management Today magazine He is the part owner and chairman of Patisserie Valerie, Gail's Artisan Bakery and Feng Sushi among other businesses. He is a former owner The Ivy, Le Caprice and J Sheeky restaurants and a former part owner of Giraffe Restaurants.
Paul Jourdan is an award-winning fund manager, with a strong track record in small cap investment. He co-founded Amati Global Investors following the management buyout of Noble Fund Managers from Noble Group in January 2010, having joined Noble in 2007 as Head of Equities. His fund management career begin in 1998 with Stewart Ivory, where he gained experience in UK, emerging market, and global equities. In 2000 Stewart Ivory was taken over by First State and Paul became manager of what is now TB Amati UK Smaller Companies Fund. In 2004 he was appointed Head of UK Equities at First State. In early 2005 he launched what is now Amati VCT plc and he also manages Amati VCT 2 after the investment management contract moved to Amati Global Investors in 2010. Prior to 1998 Paul worked as a professional violinist, including a four year period with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. He currently serves as a Director of Fox Marble plc, a portfolio company of the Amati VCTs and also a Governor of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.
Paul trained as an accountant, then spent 8 years as FD for a ladieswear retail chain. He became a professional small caps investor in 2002 to date. Paul writes a small caps report for Stockopedia.com on weekday mornings. He joined Fundamental Asset Management Ltd as a research associate in 2014, as part of their Small Cap Value Portfolio team.
Following a law degree from Oxford University, Mr. Poulden qualified as a Barrister, after which he moved into merchant banking where he worked for Samuel Montagu & Co Limited. Here he received the old City generalist financial training and was selected as the sole candidate from the bank to attend a short course at London Business School. Following an MBA at the London Business School and an exchange program with Harvard Business School, he joined the international management consultancy firm, Arthur D Little, where he worked in their European strategy practice.
He began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers and qualified as a charted management account. He has worked with major organisations such as Compass Plc, and consulting with KPMG and Deloitte. In 2003, he formed an independent performance management company and was subsequently acquired by Cognos Inc/IBM in 2004.
David Lenigas is a trained mining engineer with over 24 years of international resource industry experience covering the gold, coal, diamond and base metal sectors. David has served as managing director and chief executive of numerous listed and non-listed resource companies.
Prior to establishing Lombard Risk, John was head of option trading and a director in the Swap Group at Kleinwort Benson Limited. John acquired a broad foundation in the world’s financial markets and developed specialisations in derivatives and banking technology during his twelve years in the Treasury Division and Banking Division at Kleinwort Benson while based in London, Hong Kong and Singapore. John was also past chairman until 2005 of IDOX plc, a former subsidiary of Lombard Risk and now a leading company in UK e-government.
Stephen started his public company career as a founder of Eidos plc where his positions included Managing Director and Director of Video Technology. He founded and successfully floated Forbidden Technologies plc, where his combination of expertise in technology, business and finance has been instrumental in the evolution of this vibrant company. Stephen spends time presenting his revolutionary ideas to public audiences, both at exhibitions and in the press.
Matt Lofgran has wide experience of business development in the energy, real estate and communications sectors. Prior to becoming CEO of Nostra Terra in July 2009, he was with Robson Energy, LLC, latterly as Vice President of International Business Development. In this capacity, he launched the oil and gas, field services and coal divisions, and was responsible for extending Robson Energy's activities into Mexico. Mr Lofgran holds a Bachelor of Business Management degree from the University of Phoenix and a Global MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management.
Kevin Foo has had over thirty years experience in all aspects of the mining industry including technical, operational, management, and directorship of public companies. He has lived and worked in countries in five continents including eighteen years in Kazakhstan. A native of Ballarat, Australia, Foo has degrees from the University of London, Imperial College, and Ballarat School of Mines. He is regarded as a specialist in base metals and gold mining and extraction, and has published over twenty papers on gold and base metal extraction and holds three patents.
Randy is a co-founder of Northcote with nearly 20 years experience in oil and gas finance based in the US. He was previously strategic advisor and shareholder of Eagle Energy Company of Oklahoma, LLC with operations in the Hunton and Mississippi Chat plays in central and northwestern Oklahoma. Eagle was sold to Midstates Petroleum Company LLC in October 2012 for US$650 million. Randy formerly hled positions at Bank of America, Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette Securities, Inc. and Credit Suisse First Boston.
Adam is a former stockbroker who has built, rescued and re-financed a number of AIM companies including Plectrum plc which was sold to Cairn Energy in 2007, Curidium Medica plc which was acquired by Avacta, International Brand Licensing plc, which has become EKF Diagnostics Holdings plc and Medavinci plc which is now Orogen Gold plc. He is currently a non-executive director of EKF Diagnostics Holdings plc, Premaitha Health plc, and Chairman of Orogen Gold plc, Hubco Investments plc and Autoclenz Group Limited. Adam has been named as one of the fifty most influential people in the City by Growth Company Investor.
In 1995 Michael qualified as a Chartered Accountant in Scotland and joined Coopers and Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers) in Jersey. As a manager, Michael worked on both audit and corporate finance assignments for a variety of listed companies including Flying Flowers. Michael joined Flying Flowers as financial controller of the Collectibles division in July 1999.
1Spatial provides the software solutions and services that manage the world's largest spatial big data.
Ablrate specialise in asset backed transactions and are the world's first peer lending platform to offer loans in the lucrative aircraft space.
AfriAg's vision for the future is to build a series of partnerships and alliances with specialist companies operating in agri-logistics throughout Africa to create the first truly pan-African agri-logistics conglomerate with offices and representative offices in all 55 Countries across Africa.
Alliance's principal activities are the acquisition and licensing of mature pharmaceutical products and the marketing of those products. Its manufacturing, storage, logistics and sales forces are controlled by Alliance but outsourced to leading specialist organisations in these fields.
Amara Mining is focused on the development of gold deposits in Africa that are amenable to open-pit mining and low cost production techniques.
Amati Global Investors is a specialist investment management business based in Edinburgh, and focussed on investment in small and mid-sized companies in the UK.
Audioboom is a free platform that enables the creation, broadcast and syndication of audio content across multiple global verticals.
Buy2letcars.com is a simple and efficient way to put your money to work harder for you in this economic climate.
C A Sperati was established in 1856 by two Italian brothers, Charles and Ambrosio Sperati. They came to London primarily to sell imported silk gloves, but diversified into the manufacturing trade. The Company is a international supplier of bespoke metal buttons to the Military and Police, and has supplied buckles and buttons for leading luxury fashion brands including Mulberry, Aquascutum and Burberry
Expert cognitive science for research, clinical trials and healthcare – connecting science, technology and service to optimise mental health through life.
MNP Petroleum Corp. (TSXV:MNP / OTCCB:MNAP) is a petroleum exploration company, that has begun the process of transforming itself into a petroleum exploration and production company.
Crowdcube is the world's leading investment crowdfunding platform. We enable anyone to invest alongside professional investors in start-up, early stage and growth businesses through equity, debt and investment fund options.
Darwin Strategic is growth company-focused and actively seeks high impact companies looking for expansion capital.
Enables IT is dedicated to solving business problems and delivering service excellence.
Eurasia is currently focused on developing platinum, palladium and gold deposits capable of delivering value to its shareholders.
Falanx Group is a world-leading team of security professionals and technology experts who work in close partnership with clients to help them defend against a wide range of global security threats.
Fastnet Oil & Gas plc is an independent oil and gas exploration company focused on identifying early stage exploration and appraisal opportunities in Offshore Ireland and Africa.
The Company seeks to capitalise on the future demand for iron and steel worldwide by producing iron products in the Republic of South Africa.
Forbidden is committed to helping media makers to change vision in media. It's a mindset that's powering the way we evolve our technology; we're removing technology barriers, so the only thing forbidden is limitation itself.
Fox Marble Holdings plc is a dimensional stone company focused on Kosovo and Southeast Europe.
CIC provides a wide range of advisory services to the mineral and energy sectors. The principal business activities include corporate advisory, technical advisory, corporate, and M&A broking, advice on IPOs/listings.
GLI Finance Limited is a loan business, quoted on AIM. We originate and invest in loans, providing finance to small and medium sized businesses in the US and UK. We aim to produce a stable and predictable dividend and a double digit ROE, whilst at least preserving our capital value.
Inspirit Energy Holdings plc's objective is to generate returns to shareholders via investment in renewable energy through development of environmental or renewable energy products and services.
KEFI Minerals plc is an exploration and development company focussed on gold and copper deposits, primarily in the highly prospective Arabian-Nubian Shield.
Kibo is an Irish registered company established in 2008 to focus on exploration and development of gold and nickel deposits in Tanzania.
JN Financial is a leading City broker specialising in Contracts for Difference (CFDs). The team at JN Financial CFDs have won a number of major awards including best CFD Provider in 2009. JN Financial CFDs provide a personal service when it comes to trading CFDs.
ADVFN is a financial market website providing online data and services to private investors such as stock quotes, charts, news, FOREX, Futures & Options and stock screeners.
The Company has been actively pursing and study potential investment opportunities in the resources sector which are in line with the Company's stated investing policy.
The Company has been actively pursing and study potential investment opportunities in the resources sector which are in line with the Company's stated investing policy.
Metal Tiger Plc is a natural resources company primarily focused on the mining sector in the South East Asia region.
Minoan owns and operates a number of travel agencies spanning all aspects of worldwide travel, and also operates a resort development division currently progressing a five star plus quality resort in Crete.
Guscio plc is a new name on the Alternative Investment Market of the London Stock Exchange. It is a UK investment company. The chairman is Marcus Yeoman and Tony Humphreys is non-executive director.
Noricum Gold Ltd is an exploration and development company focused on the advancement of a number of high grade gold and precious metals assets in south-central Austria
Northcote Energy Ltd is a US, onshore focused oil & gas company with a multi-year inventory of drilling and exploitation opportunities to fuel steady growth in production, revenues and cash flow.
Nostra Terra Oil and Gas Company plc is a fast-growing exploration and production company focused on emerging plays within established hydrocarbon regions of the United States.
Obtala Resources Limited invests in and develops natural resource assets with an African focus.
The aim of OptiBiotix is to discover and develop microbial strains, compounds and formulations which modulate the human microbiome and can be used as food ingredients, supplements or active compounds for the prevention and management of human metabolic diseases, examples of which include obesity, cholesterol and lipid distribution and diabetes.
Ortac Resources Limited is an AIM listed company focussed on the development of natural resource projects.
Paternoster Resources plc is an investing company listed on AIM, focused on opportunities in the natural resources sector.
Premaitha Health is a molecular diagnostics company with a simple accurate and reliable non-invasive prenatal test. The IONA® test is the first IVD product to enable clinical laboratories to perform the tests themselves.
Raglan Capital is a boutique merchant banking and corporate finance firm focused on providing our clients with high growth, early stage investment opportunities through proprietary projects and tailored advice.
Red Rock Resources plc is a mineral exploration and production company primarily focussed on the discovery and development of gold and iron ore.
Regency Mines seeks to use its financial and exploration skills to leverage opportunity in the mineral sector. It looks for projects internationally where there is the possibility of large-scale discoveries, for maximum leverage to exploration success.
Since it was established by Imperial decree in 1864, Societe Generale has persevered through major historical events, including two World Wars, the Great Depression, the dawn of the internet and the arrival of the euro, and left its mark on the history of banking. Weathering crises and seizing opportunities, the Group has built its identity and demonstrated its solidity.
Stanley Gibbons has been serving collectors since 1856 - just 16 years after the first stamp was issued, the Penny Black, in May 1840. We are the undisputed market leader in the field of rare stamps with "an unblemished reputation for expertise and honest dealing" (The Times). We have held the Royal Warrant for services to philately since 1914, a true mark of quality.
Stratmin Global Resources plc is a London listed large flake graphite production and exploration company focused on Madagascar.
Company REFS is the UK's leading stock selection tool, used by thousands of professional and private investors to construct share portfolios – and manage them for profits.
TomCo holds a 100% interest in two oil shale leases, comprising five blocks covering 2,919 acres in Uintah County, Utah.
TXO is now focussed on areas which deal with either waste oils or heavy and contaminated oils. In the enhanced recovery of oil, the reprocessing of contaminated oil and the allied remediation of dirty water.
UK Oil & Gas Investments PLC is specifically focused on seeking investments in the domestic conventional oil and gas sector in the UK.
Union Jack Oil plc is an onshore oil and gas exploration company with a focus on drilling, development and investment opportunities in the United Kingdom hydrocarbon sector.
The Group's principal activity is the design, supply and ongoing support of advanced technology Fire, Safety, Security and Defence solutions to governments and government agencies, non governmental organisations and blue chip commercial organisations worldwide.
Our team represents a wide range of experience in the securities industry.
Hume Capital Securities plc was formed from the merger of an asset management business established in 2007 - with a team managing hedge funds, pooled funds for clients of IFAs and separate accounts, with an independent, relationship led, full service capital markets business admitted to trading on AIM in 2010.
Woodlarks was established in 1930 and over the last 80 years has provided accessible camping for people with all kind of disabilities. The UK Investor Show is proud to be a sponsor of Woodlarks.
PCG Entertainment Plc (PCGE) is a gaming and entertainment company which develops and capitalises on gaming and other media opportunities in the People's Republic of China (PRC) one of the most dynamic growth sectors in the world.
Find and track stock tips from the UK's leading tipsters, newspapers, magazines and websites.
We supply rail depots worldwide with innovative lifting and handling equipment that is designed and manufactured to exacting standards in the UK.
NetDimensions is committed to leadership in performance, knowledge, and learning technology. Our global solutions help organisations achieve productivity & efficiency improvements, cost reduction, risk management, and cultural & process innovation.
The Financial Times Non-Executive Director Diploma is a post-graduate level qualification for current and aspiring non-executive directors.
Beaufort Securities is an award-winning traditional stockbroker incorporated nearly a quarter of a century ago. Over the last two decades it has established itself as one of the UK's leading independent private client investment houses.
Collagen Solutions Plc is a global provider of medical grade collagen formulations and components for use in regenerative medicine, medical devices and in-vitro diagnostics.
Rightster provides cloud-based services that optimise the distribution and monetisation of live and on-demand video.
FairFX has taken a revolutionary approach to the whole foreign exchange market for both individuals and businesses. We cut out the middle man and use state of the art technology to execute your orders and get your money to you.
In the very heart of London, with views of Big Ben, Westminster Abbey and the London Eye both from our doorstep and from within the Centre. Our central London location goes hand-in-hand with excellent transport links and a wide range of accommodation options.