AGM Reports

AGM Reports

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British Smaller Companies VCT AGM 2020

I “attended” the British Smaller Companies VCT Annual General Meeting today via Zoom. This was yet another variant on the practice of virtual AGMs. But there were apparently about 30 people connected which is more than they normally get of shareholders at their AGMs. It was well managed with no significant technical problems, unlike others recently I have attended. Shareholders could vote for or against the resolutions on the day by using a Zoom Vote facility to give an instant poll result ...

Northern 2 VCT AGM – A Totally Undemocratic Affair

I attended the Northern 2 VCT Annual General Meeting yesterday via Zoom. This was a most disappointing event. There were three directors physically present and Tim Levett gave an overview of the company’s new investments and the top ten holdings. But when it came to the formal business they took a show of hands vote which is totally meaningless when only the directors were permitted to be present. They did show the proxy counts, so they may have won a poll vote anyway ...

Oxford Technology VCT AGMs 2020

The 2020 Oxford VCT AGMs were held via a Zoom video conference on Thursday 9th July. Links to all four Annual Reports (year ending Feb 2020) can be found on the Oxford Technology VT home page: https://www.oxfordtechnologyvct.com/ At this year’s AGM there were 30 (plus) attendees so the number of ordinary shareholders who logged in was probably around 25 (only slightly higher than the attendance last year). The meeting commenced at 14:00 with a brief welcome and some housekeeping rules from the ...

Learning Technologies AGM Report 2020

I “attended” the on-line Annual General Meeting of Learning Technologies Group (LTG) today. This was run using the GoToWebinar software. There did not appear to be many people on the call as only one shareholder asked a question. Perhaps this was because you had to register for the event in advance using your Investor Code – which only those on the register would have, not those in nominee accounts. This is deeply unsatisfactory. The meeting was initially chaired by Andrew Brode who ...

EKF Diagnostics Virtual AGM 2020

This morning I attended the virtual AGM of EKF Diagnostics (EKF), a medical products manufacturer mainly for diagnostic applications. There were about 12 attendees via a Zoom conference call and it worked quite well. Attendees were asked to register and submit questions in advance, although there was time to ask impromptu questions in the meeting also which were invited at the end. Voting was done on a poll so the results of that were displayed first. The meeting was chaired by CEO ...

Porvair and Segro AGMs 2020

I “attended” the Annual General Meeting of Porvair Plc (PRV) this morning. This was of course not a conventional meeting with minimal numbers there in person. But there was a telephone conference call before the legal meeting to enable shareholders to ask questions, although there were less than half a dozen investors who chose to dial-in. The Chairman, John Nicholas, made some brief comments to begin with. He mainly just summarised the recently issued trading statement. But he did say all plants ...

Baronsmead Venture Trust (BVT) AGM 2020

Yesterday (26/2/2020) I attended the Annual General Meeting of the Baronsmead Venture Trust (BVT) held at Saddlers Hall in the City of London. It was reasonably well attended. I will just report on the major issues: The Net Asset Value Total Return for last year I calculate to be -2.7% which is certainly disappointing. Note that it is annoying that they do not provide this figure in the Annual Report which is a key measure of the performance of any VCT and ...

dotdigital (DOTD) AGM 2019

This morning I attended the DotDigital (DOTD) Annual General Meeting. I have held shares in the company for some years and it has made steady progress. Sales last year were up 15% (including discontinued operations) at £42 million and adjusted earnings up 33% with positive cash flow. The company originally focused on an email service for use in marketing, newsletter distribution, etc, but is now a multi-channel communication service. They acquired a company called Comapi to add functionality in that area last year ...

Bioventix (BVXP) AGM 2019

After the euphoria of a sweeping Conservative election victory, at least for stock market investors, it’s back to more humdrum business. Here’s a report on the Annual General Meeting of Bioventix (BVXP) which was held yesterday. Bioventix is developer of antibodies used in medical diagnostics. It’s a small company with only 12 employees but revenue was up 16% last year to £9.3 million and EPS up by 3.7%. Talking to CEO Peter Harrison before the meeting, he indicated there would be no problems ...

Sabien Technology (AIM:SNT) AGM 2019

Last week I attended the AGM of Sabien Technology (LSE: SNT). Since the meeting, I now hold a small speculative position in the stock, as the outcome will either be very bad for shareholders, or deliver large returns. Given that the board were out in force at this meeting, it would be strange if delivering value was not their intention. The meeting was attended by myself, Dan Smith, Myles McNulty, Robin Mayes, Space Robot (name protected as he is anonymous on Twitter), ...