piworld Thursday webinar
David has a City background, and now writes the Growth Company Investor (GCI), which covers AIM and Small Cap companies.
David will answer, why investors should focus on small caps and what role should they play in your portfolio. He will look at a top down v bottom up strategy and outline his criteria for stock picking. Undoubtedly, he will share his current favourites and hopefully share some of the Growth Company Investor portfolio. As well as giving his views on the market outlook. Hopefully, he’ll also cover more about The Growth Company Investor.
About David Thornton
Following an extensive career in the City David now writes the Growth Company Investor (GCI), an excellent publication about Small Cap Shares.
More about David’s background: Graduated 1982 and went into the City as a trainee UK equity investment analyst with an insurance company. 1985 started managing money at Br Gas pension fund. 1987-04 fund manager at Henderson. Spent 4 years doing US equities before returning to UK desk. 2006-12 launched and ran an East European fund at a hedge fund boutique (Russia, Turkey, Poland, Hungary, Greece etc). Doing these markets turned out to be good training for looking at the nether reaches of AIM which was his next job! 2013 onwards – financial journalism focused on UK small caps. Initially Redhot Penny Shares newsletter (part of MoneyWeek) and since 2015 Growth Company Investor (GCI).