Blackthorn Focus is a publications and events organisation dedicated to Europe's financial markets.

Our aim

Blackthorn Focus produces publications and events for financial markets professionals, companies and their investors.

April 2015 AIM Prospector goes live

AIM Prospector, the online magazine dedicated to AIM-quoted companies, went live to the public today.

"It is important that people can get quick, low-cost analysis of quality AIM companies" said David O'Hara, Editor of AIM Prospector. "I am very pleased to bring AIM Prospector to the market again this month, highlighting another five AIM companies."

The April edition of AIM Prospector can be viewed online here.

7th NEDucation runs on May 22nd

NEDucation, the Blackthorn Focus update event for non-executive directors of UK-quoted companies, will run again on Friday, May 22nd at the offices of BDO.

"NEDucation enjoys a strong standing among non-executive directors, companies and the industry" said David O'Hara, Founder of Blackthorn Focus.

"Since the event started running in 2010, serious issues affecting non-executive directors have not gone away. It is vital that non-execs are kept up to date with change. For the first time, following delegate feedback, the recruitment industry will be represented in the programme and I am pleased to welcome Damian Walsh of Heidrick & Struggles to the event. Thanks also go to our hosts BDO and sponsors MHP Communications."

For more information on the May NEDucation event, see the event page here.

AIM Investor Focus next runs on April 21st

AIM Investor Focus, the Blackthorn Focus corporate access event for AIM-quoted companies, will next run on Tuesday, April 21st at the City offices of stockbroker finnCap.

"Since first running in April 2012, AIM Investor Focus has attracted some of AIM's most successful companies" said David O'Hara, Founder of Blackthorn Focus. "The returns delivered by presenting companies in that time has been highly commendable. The median average return from the shares of participating companies is +22%. Since presenting at AIM Investor Focus, of all twenty-six participating companies, twenty have increased their dividend to shareholders at every opportunity."

Christie Group, EMIS, Fairpoint and NAHL Group will participate at the next event.

AIM Investor Focus is open to private investors, fund managers and media. To apply to attend, complete the form here.

March 2015 AIM Prospector goes live

The March 2015 edition of AIM Prospector, the online magazine from Blackthorn Focus, went live to the public on Tuesday, March 3rd.

"AIM Prospector fills an important niche in AIM media" said David O'Hara, Founder of Blackthorn Focus and editor of AIM Prospector. "The magazine remains committed to covering some of AIM's most successful companies. Commercial support from the industry is vital in achieving this goal and for that reason, I must thank WalbrookPR for their support."

AIM Prospector is available here.

December AIM Prospector goes live

The December edition of AIM Prospector, the Blackthorn Focus publication dedicated to covering AIM-quoted companies, has gone live today.

"Blackthorn Focus is very pleased to again bring write-ups on another five companies to the AIM investor community" said Mr O'Hara, Founder of Blackthorn Focus and Editor of AIM Prospector. "Much of the free media is focussed on a small number of fevered, unreliable companies. AIM Prospector attempts to address this by covering some of the most successful AIM quoted companies today."

AIM Prospector is available here.

November AIM Prospector goes live

AIM Prospector, the Blackthorn Focus publication dedicated to AIM-quoted companies, went live to the public on Friday.

"Ten companies featured in this month's magazine" said David O'Hara, Founder of Blackthorn Focus and editor of AIM Prospector. "As well as the usual collection of five companies, another four feature following their appearance at the recent AIM Investor Focus event."

The following companies featured in the November edition: Begbies Traynor, Cohort plc, Dillistone, FW Thorpe, Gooch & Housego, Nationwide Accident Repair Services, SCISYS, Sprue Aegis and Trakm8.

October 2014 AIM Prospector goes live

AIM Prospector, the online magazine from Blackthorn Focus was published today. Five companies featured.

You can read the September edition here.

The October edition includes the UK firm that holds the record for the largest number of successive annual dividend increases.

AIM Investor Focus returns in October

AIM Investor Focus, the Blackthorn Focus event for AIM-quoted companies, their investors and the media, will run again on October 23rd at the City offices of stockbroker finnCap.

"October will be the fifth occasion that AIM Investor Focus has run" said David O'Hara, Founder of Blackthorn Focus. "The event enjoys a high degree of repeat attendance and previous participating companies have gone on to deliver significant share price gains."

AIM-quoted companies Cohort, SCISYS, Sprue Aegis and Trakm8 will all be presenting from 11:40 at finnCap.

"The calibre of assembled companies speaks for itself" added Mr O'Hara. "The support of event partners finnCap, MHP Communications and Winningtons is also welcomed. I look forward to delivering another high quality investor event on October 23rd."

The event is free for private investors to attend. To apply for a place at AIM Investor Focus, fill in the form here.

September AIM Prospector goes live

AIM Prospector, the online magazine from Blackthorn Focus was published today. Five companies featured.

You can read the September edition here.

"I am pleased to again bring write-ups on five AIM-quoted companies to AIM investors" said David O'Hara, Founder of Blackthorn Focus and editor of AIM Prospector. "AIM Prospector seeks to avoid the more speculative companies on AIM and I am pleased to have attracted a dedicated readership that appreciates this."

Syndicate content