Blackthorn Focus is a publications and events organisation dedicated to Europe's financial markets.

David O'Hara joins Network for Sustainable Financial Markets

David O'Hara, Founder of Blackthorn Focus has joined the Network for Sustainable Financial Markets, the finance sector professionals, academics and others who have an active interest in long-term investing.

"I am delighted to join the NSFM" said O'Hara. "The horrible experience of the last two years has shown we cannot just leave markets to run unfettered. What is required is a detailed and well-considered regulatory framework and an educated population of practitioners."

David O'Hara writes for December aimZine

Blackthorn Focus' Founder David O'Hara appears again this month in aimZine, the online magazine for the AIM community.

In his article Private Investor Power, David discusses the phenomenon of increased private investor activity within the AIM market.

Solutions for Smallcap Markets published

Solutions for Smallcap Markets, a publication of the proceedings of the recent Blackthorn Focus roundtable discussion is published today.

"I am delighted with Blackthorn Focus' first publication" said David O'Hara, Founder of Blackthorn Focus. "There are a number of issues raised by this forum which many market participants will not have fully appreciated until now. This publication goes a long way to filling gaps within market understanding. Thank-you to all participants."

David O'Hara writes in November aimZine

David O'Hara, Founder of Blackthorn Focus, is delighted to appear again in aimZine, the online magazine for the AIM community. In this article, David examined the size of trades on two of AIM's more liquid companies in an attempt to gauge the significance of retail investors' role in London's junior market.

David O'Hara on Selftrade SIPPex

David O'Hara, Founder of Blackthorn Focus, was interviewed at the recent Selftrade SIPPex event. See the video here.

Roundtable Discussion: a great success

On Thursday 10th September, Blackthorn Focus' first major event Solutions for Smallcap Markets took place at the offices of BDO Stoy Hayward on Baker Street.

Blackthorn Focus would like to thank all participants for sharing their time, insight and perspectives. We look forward to being able to distribute the proceedings of this discussion among a wider audience.

David O'Hara writes in September aimZine

aimZine, the online magazine dedicated to investors in London's junior market, this month carries an opinion piece 'It's Time to Regulate Research' from Blackthorn Focus founder, David O'Hara.

We believe aimZine fills an important niche within investment media and look forward to working with the editorial team at aimZine again in the future.


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