- Local Groups across the country,
usually meeting monthly – with stimulating agendas! Small
enough to allow everyone present to contribute.
- Specialist Groups for investors
particularly involved in a particular form of investing.
- No financial commitment to
contribute to a portfolio. What you invest in and what you are
worth is your private concern.
- The Serious Investor magazine reporting on
topics relevant to private investors and members’ research.
- The SIGnet Sector Average Index
(SSAI), an alternative to the FTSE 100, 350 and All
Share indices to track the UK equity market which more
accurately reflects private investors' portfolios. View a recent plot; and read more
detail concerning the purpose
and philosophy. As a subscriber, you will be able to
download the index in Excel or CSV (Comma Separated Variable)
format to use for further analysis in your own spreadsheet.
- The SIGnet Newsletter featuring group
activities, exhibitions &c.
- This website.
- Discounts on products and
services – software, training, exhibitions & publications.
To enable members to improve their investment performance from
organised discussions with other investors of similar interest at
local meetings, specialist groups and via the web.
Membership of a group helps an investor increase confidence in his
or her investment decisions. An open mind and ability to listen to
others are assets.
The emphasis is on investment techniques and knowledge rather than
Occasionally groups organise visits to
companies as part of the in-depth research which successful
requires. On this page we feature reports on two such visits.
|This report by G.S. Hathorn
based on a meeting with David Campbell, Financial Director,
very interesting account based on the Alizyme “Interim
Presentation” for 2007, available on the Alizyme web site.
provides an informative review of each of the company's
touching on the financial outlook for each one, and
concluding with an
overall financial summary.
|G.S.Hathorn provides a
yet detailed report following a visit by five members of the
SIGnet group to the Porvair Head office in Kings Lynn. The
captures a snapshot of the markets, products and the
their future product pipeline. The group greatly appreciated
presentation of the business by Chris Tyler, the Porvair
were impressed with the products, the way they
develop new products in tandem with potential customers and
potential product line under development.
SIGnet is an independent association of serious private investors.
It is not involved with sharing consensus-formulated portfolios.
It is not a pressure group. Addresses, telephone numbers and
e-mail addresses are treated as confidential. There are groups in
England, Scotland and Wales and groups are planned in Northern
Ireland, Isle of Man and the Channel Islands.