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Investing Matters is a brand new investing podcast brought to you in association with London South East. This podcast provides informative educational and entertaining content from the world of investing. We do not give advice, so please do your own research.

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Investing Matters is a brand new investing podcast brought to you in association with London South East. This podcast provides informative educational and entertaining content from the world of investing. We do not give advice, so please do your own research.

    The London South East, Investing Matters Podcast - Episode 5 featuring Annabel Brodie-Smith, the Communications Director at The AIC

    The London South East, Investing Matters Podcast - Episode 5 featuring Annabel Brodie-Smith, the Communications Director at The AIC

    Welcome to this episode of Investing Matters, which is with none other than the award-winning Communications Director at the Association of Investment Companies, Annabel Brodie-Smith. Annabel is a highly sought-after expert within the investment companies’ industry.

    In this Investing Matters podcast, we discuss some of Annabel’s achievements and many of those achieved by the Investment Companies that now make up around £274 billion in assets, Dividend Heroes, record breaking issuance and investors recognising the benefits of dividend paying investment companies. In addition: Assets at premium to net asset value, discounts to net asset value, Real Estate Investment Trusts, Scottish Mortgage Trust, Blockchain, Unquoted companies, Private Equity companies, Venture Capital Trusts, Environmental Social Governance (ESG) investing, global reach, new listings and much more.

    We hope you enjoy this podcast, and we look forward to hearing your feedback.

    Please subscribe to this podcast on your platform of choice and follow the @InvMattPodcast on Twitter.

    • 42 min
    The London South East, Investing Matters Podcast - Episode 4 featuring Alyx Wood, founder of Kernow Asset Management

    The London South East, Investing Matters Podcast - Episode 4 featuring Alyx Wood, founder of Kernow Asset Management

    Welcome to the London South East, Investing Matters podcast episode 4, where Peter Higgins had the pleasure of speaking with Kernow Asset Management founder and Chief Investment Officer, Alyx Wood.

    Alyx has been investing since the age of fifteen, trained as Chartered Accountant with KPMG, before being a Fund Manager at Deutsche Bank and then Downing Capital. Alyx founded Kernow Asset Management in 2019. Between November 2019 and April 2020 Kernow’s contrarian long/short UK equity strategy made an investment return of 41.2%.

    During this podcast Alyx shares his and Kernow’s focus points, the uniqueness of running a small nimble high performance boutique asset management company. He touches on what Investing Matters are most important to him including matching your personality to your investing style, what to look for in a Fund Manager, ESG investing and much more.

    We hope you enjoy this podcast and we look forward to hearing your feedback.

    Please subscribe to this podcast on your platform of choice.

    • 34 min
    The London South East, Investing Matters Podcast - Episode 3 featuring award winning tech innovator Elizabeth Gooch MBE

    The London South East, Investing Matters Podcast - Episode 3 featuring award winning tech innovator Elizabeth Gooch MBE

    Welcome to this brand new investing podcast from the London South East. My name is Peter Higgins, you can find me on Twitter @conkers3 and I will be your host for this series of Investing Matters podcasts.

    What can you expect from the Investing Matters podcasts? A great question. You will find long form interviews with noteworthy veterans and experts from the investment and fund management industry. During these interviews each interviewee will share and impart their knowledge, learning and insights on what aspects of Investing truly matters to them and what in their view should matter to investors. We hope this knowledge exchange benefits all and enables all those accessing and listening to these podcasts to achieve even greater investing success after listening to these Investing Matters podcasts going forward.

    With that in mind, welcome to episode three of Investing Matters, which is with none other than the award-winning tech innovator Elizabeth Gooch MBE. Elizabeth took her startup from a concept in her bedroom in 1988 to the software back offices of hundreds of companies around the world. She listed the company she founded, EG Solutions (EGS) on the AIM Exchange in 2005. EGS was acquired in 2017 by its US multi billion dollar market cap analytics customer Verint for £26.4 million

    Elizabeth, is a highly sought after serial entrepreneur, angel investor, startup investor, tech pioneer, investor and holds numerous board positions at UK technology companies including listed cybersecurity firm ECSC Group. In this Investing Matters podcast, we discuss some of Elizabeth’s many achievements including being granted a MBE, being a CEO of a listed company, the leadership qualities we as investors should look for and much more.

    We hope you enjoy this podcast and we look forward to hearing your feedback.

    Please subscribe to this podcast on your platform of choice and follow the @InvMattPodcast on Twitter.

    • 52 min
    The London South East, Investing Matters Podcast - Episode 2 featuring Simon Young, Fund Manager for the AXA UK Equity Income Fund

    The London South East, Investing Matters Podcast - Episode 2 featuring Simon Young, Fund Manager for the AXA UK Equity Income Fund

    Welcome to the London South East, Investing Matters podcast episode 2, where Peter Higgins had the pleasure of speaking with AXA Fund Manager, Simon Young.

    Simon has over 20 years of experience as an institutional investor starting his career at Mercury Asset Management (now part of Blackrock) and then Aviva Investors. Over the past three years Simon has taken the underperforming AXA UK Equity Income Fund into the top decile performers in its category.

    During this podcast Simon shares his investment insights, knowledge, mindset required and what aspects of investing matters to him as a custodian of investors’ money. Stocks discussed include: Games Workshop (GAW), AstraZeneca (AZN), Sage (SGE) and Admiral (ADM). 

    We hope you enjoy this podcast and we look forward to hearing your feedback.

    Please subscribe to this podcast on your platform of choice.

    • 40 min
    The London South East, Investing Matters podcast - Episode 1 featuring Gavin Oldham OBE

    The London South East, Investing Matters podcast - Episode 1 featuring Gavin Oldham OBE

    Welcome to this brand new investing podcast from the London South East. My name is Peter Higgins, you can find me on Twitter @conkers3 and I will be your host for this series of Investing Matters podcasts.

    What can you expect from the Investing Matters podcasts? A great question. You will find long form interviews with noteworthy veterans and experts from the investment and fund management industry. During these interviews each interviewee will share and impart their knowledge, learning and insights on what aspects of Investing truly matters to them and what in their view should matter to investors. We hope this knowledge exchange benefits all and enables all those accessing and listening to these podcasts to achieve even greater investing success after listening to these Investing Matters podcast go forward.

    With that in mind the very first guest on episode 1 of Investing Matters is none other than Gavin Oldham OBE. Gavin serial entrepreneur and investor, who started out working on the shop floor of British Aerospace. Over the course of over fifty year his list of achievements reads like that of a list of several high achievers combined:

    It this Investing Matters podcast we discuss some his achievements including founding Barclayshare now known as Barclays Stockbrokers; starting the Share Centre from scratch to growing the stock broker business to one that provided investment and traded services for over 300,000 investors, employees and shareholders. His establishing of Share Radio. His relentless pursuit, enduring advocacy and heart-warming egalitarian approach to helping every individual to achieve their life and investing unlimited potential and much more.

    We hope you enjoy this podcast and we look forward to hearing you feedback.

    Please subscribe to this podcast on your platform of choice.

    • 44 min

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