Meeting Management

In the Company of Mavericks

Posted on 27/01/2023

In this episode, Miles talks about the changes he is implementing in the business and the opportunities to grow by product, industry, and geography, both organically and via acquisition. Miles demonstrates a wide-ranging understanding of the markets in which Concurrent operates and foresight of how to raise its growth ambitions. Since joining Concurrent, the business has had to cope with a significant component shortage which has impacted the performance of the business in 2022. Toward the end of the episode, Miles discusses a significant obstacle he has had to cope with from a young age. Miles provides inspirational advice to others who might be facing similar issues. Thanks to Mark Atkinson for introducing Miles and the great questions he asks. Many thanks to Miles for sharing his story in such an open and honest way.

Posted on 30/09/2022

Maverick investor Andrew Hollingworth of Holland Advisors talks about how he likes to invest in owner-managers and their businesses, such as Mike Ashley of Frasers Group and Tim Martin of J D Wetherspoon. His ambition is to buy good quality companies that are priced as poor quality companies and, as such, de-bunks the value and growth debate. This episode is brought to you in conjunction with Progressive Equity Research,

Posted on 01/07/2022

A Conversation with Stephen Hemsley of Franchise Brands plc. I am joined by franchise industry veteran Ian Bradley QFP, for a masterclass on investing in franchise businesses. Stephen shares insights from his 20 years developing Domino’s Pizza UK & Ireland Ltd, his working relationship with investor Nigel Wray and the vision he has for the future of AIM-listed Franchise Brands, owner of Chips Away, Barking Mad, OvenClean, Metro Rod, Metro Plumb, Willow Pumps, Filta & Azura.

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