Investor Event

ShareSoc Growth Company Seminar in Birmingham, 17 March 2020

'- DX Group
- Open Orphan
- President Energy
- Mark Simpson

As a result of the latest developments around Covid-19, we have decided to cancel the Birmingham Seminar next Tuesday. We shall arrange a new seminar as soon as the risks associated with the virus have diminished to an acceptable level.

Featuring: DX Group, Open Orphan, President Energy and small-cap value investor and author Mark Simpson

  • DX Group (DX.): The deliveries group, which provides parcel freight, secure, courier and logistics services, has successfully completed the heavy-lifting elements of its Business Turnaround Plan. The highly capable management team, which has a proven track record in turnarounds, is now focused on sales and operational improvements, supported by a major investment programme.  Analysts expect DX to return to pre-tax profit in the current financial year and a net cash position is in sight. Broker, finnCap, has a share price target of 18p and expect ongoing growth into 2022 to support a 30p target.

  • Open Orphan (ORPH):
    Open Orphan was founded in 2017, with the goal of rapidly building Europe’s leading pharma services company by a management team with extensive industry and financial expertise. The company comprises of two commercial specialist CRO services businesses (Venn Life Sciences and hVIVO) and is also developing a genomics data platform business (Genomic Health Data). In June 2019 Open Orphan acquired AIM-listed Venn Life Sciences plc in a reverse take-over and in January 2020 completed a merger with hVIVO plc.

    Open Orphan (ORPH) is quoted on both the AIM and Euronext Growth market.

  • President Energy (PPC):
    President Energy is an independent oil and gas company focusing primarily on high margin production opportunities in Latin America. The portfolio consists of a balance of high margin production primarily in Argentina with additional production in Louisiana. In addition, there is further significant exploration and development opportunities through our acreage in Paraguay and Argentina.
  • Mark Simpson: is a UK-based small-cap value investor and author. His book Excellent Investing is a practical guide for committed stock-pickers; enabling them to maximise the return from their skill, avoid common investment mistakes and build winning portfolios. Mark will present the three biggest mistakes that even smart investors make, and how to overcome them.


These events consist of 25-minute presentation by each company followed by 15 minutes of questions and answers. Companies presenting are interesting growth companies of small/medium cap size. Refreshments and a buffet are provided free of charge and you get the opportunity to talk directly to the directors of the presenting companies. This is also a great opportunity to socialise with your fellow investors and discuss these and other investment opportunities. These seminars are open to anyone with an interest in stock market investing.
Stockopedia will provide facts and figures on the presenting companies for attendees (don’t forget that ShareSoc subscribing members can get a special discount on Stockopedia subscription rates – see Member Offers ). Event registration opens at 6:00 pm and presentations commence at 6:20 pm.

All you need do is complete the following form to register for this event. Non-members will be granted free Associate Membership of ShareSoc as this event is exclusive to ShareSoc Members – see Membership for more details of Membership benefits. Full Membership costs less than 90p per week if you wish to consider that as an option. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any difficulty registering or have any questions on this event by using our Contact page. Or you can phone our office on 0333-200-1595. Numbers are strictly limited and attendance will be on a first-come-first-served basis – so please register your attendance now to avoid disappointment!

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Event Details:
  • Event: ShareSoc Growth Company Seminar in Birmingham, 17 March 2020
  • Date: 17/03/2020
  • Time: REGISTRATION 6:00 PM. STARTS AT 6:20 PM.
  • Location: Clayton Hotel Birmingham
  • Address: Albert Street
  • City: Birmingham
  • Postcode: B5 5JE
  • Country: UK
Add to calendar
Event Details:
  • Event ShareSoc Growth Company Seminar in Birmingham, 17 March 2020
  • Date 17/03/2020
  • Location Clayton Hotel Birmingham
  • Address Albert Street
  • City Birmingham
  • Postcode B5 5JE
  • Country UK
  • Description '- DX Group
    - Open Orphan
    - President Energy
    - Mark Simpson