Shares Investor Evening (London) - LIVE EVENT

Shares Investor Evening (London) - LIVE EVENT

Tuesday 12 March 2024

Barings Emerging EMEA Opportunities, Jadestone Energy, JP Morgan Global Core Real Assets, Polar Capital Global Financials Trust, Ecora Resources


Join Shares and AJ Bell for an evening of investment inspiration and get to meet the decision-makers.

The event on Tuesday 12 March in London will include:

• An opportunity for you to talk directly with the directors and ask your questions about the companies’ core strengths and their short and long-term business strategy

• Meet fellow investors and share your investing experience

• Complimentary drinks and snacks

More about the companies presenting:

Barings Emerging EMEA Opportunities. The Company's investment objective is to achieve capital growth, principally through investment in emerging and frontier equity securities listed or traded on Eastern European, Middle Eastern and African (EMEA) securities markets.

Ecora Resources (ECOR) is engaged in obtaining royalties from a diversified portfolio focusing primarily on base metals and bulk materials. It focuses on commodities such as Copper; Nickel; Iron Ore; Gold; Cobalt; Vanadium; Met Coal and Uranium. Some of its assets include Voisey's Bay; Mantos Blancos; Maracas Menchen and others.

Jadestone Energy (JSE) plc is an independent oil and gas company focused on the Asia-Pacific region.  It has a balanced and increasingly diversified portfolio of production and development assets in Australia, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam, all stable jurisdictions with a positive upstream investment climate. Led by an experienced management team with a track record of delivery, who were core to the successful growth of Talisman Energy’s business in Asia-Pacific, the Company is pursuing a strategy to grow and diversify the Company’s production base both organically, through developments such at Akatara in Indonesia and Nam Du/U Minh in Vietnam, as well as through acquisitions that fit within Jadestone’s financial framework and play to the Company’s strengths in managing maturing oil assets. Jadestone delivers value in its acquisition strategy by enhancing returns through operating efficiencies, cost reductions and increased production through further investment.

JP Morgan Global Core Real Assets (JARA) investment trust is a vehicle for investors looking to build an allocation in the alternatives market: Real assets underpin everyday society, from local utilities to global transport networks, and from office space to apartment blocks.

Polar Capital Global Financials Trust aims to select the best investment opportunities from the world of financials. The five-strong investment team, with almost 100 years’ experience invest solely in financials, scouring the globe and actively investing in developed regions such as the US as well as emerging economies and Asia. The culture at the firm is collegiate and, as such, the managers are able to draw on the expertise of the wider investment teams at Polar Capital, which includes a dedicated Global Insurance team. 

*Please note this is not the order of the presentations

Who Should Attend

The evening is a perfect opportunity for existing shareholders or potential investors to hear from the directors running the companies to explain their strategy and opportunity for investors and meet them over drinks after their presentations.

Evening timings

Registration and coffee
Roland Spencer, Head of Corporate Development - Shares
Barings Emerging EMEA Opportunities
Adnan El-Araby, Co-portfolio manager - Barings Emerging EMEA Opportunities (BEMO)
Polar Capital Global Financials Trust
Nick Brind, Fund Manager - Polar Capital Global Financials Trust (PCFT)
Ecora Resources
Marc Bishop Lafleche, CEO - Ecora Resources (ECOR)
JPMorgan Global Core Real Assets
Phil Waller, Portfolio manager - JP Morgan Global Core Real Assets
Jadestone Energy
Paul Blakeley, Executive Director, President and Chief Executive Officer - Jadestone Energy (JSE)
Drinks reception and refreshments


Novotel Tower Bridge, London EC3N 2NR

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