Conkers Corner speaking with Jim Mellon
Welcome to the 43rd SHARE TALK’s CONKERS’ CORNER recorded on 25th March 2017 at the Master Investor Show in Islington. In this interview I have the pleasure of speaking to Jim Mellon @jimmhk the renowned serial entrepreneur, self-made multi-millionaire investor, best selling author and the owner of the Master Investor Show.
As one of Britain’s richest individuals with his wealth estimated to be exceeding £900 million, Jim
Jim made a great success of his time with GT Management, however when he was around 24 years of age his first boss and mentor at GT, Richard Thornton left the business. They sent about setting up their own Fund Management business and co-founded Thornton Management. By the time Jim was 28 years of age he was millionaire. After more than six years with Thornton, Jim set up his own business in 1991, now known as Charlemagne Capital and Regent Pacific. Alongside these businesses, he also has a private investment company, the Burnbrae Group, which makes up most of his vast investment endeavours, all of which have made him a potential future self made investor billionaire.
Jim has also co-written several best selling books with Al Chalabi which you can find here
In the discussion and video with Jim, he provides an insight into the journey that he has taken, which so far has encompassed Fund Management, Investing, Emerging Markets, Asia, Russia, America, Technology, Healthcare, being an Author, Private Investor and much much more.
The topics we discussed include:
- Making informed decisions;
- Educational philanthropy;
- Financial risks;
- Investing Strategy;
- Investment lessons learned;
- Russian Mafia;
- His life at risk;
- Master Investor Show;
- “Curiosity, Adaptability & Application”;
- No easy route to riches;
- Collaboration of information;
- Sharing of information;
- His new book : ‘Juvenescence’;
He has experienced several financial crashes and also turned around Regent Pacific from the brink of collapse after the Russian financial crisis. Jim stresses, “Like everyone, I have made a tremendous amount of mistakes”. Listen now to gain insights into how Jim Mellon selects, researches and filters his investments in order to find the best cutting edge long-term potential opportunities for his investing empire. Learn from the lessons in his successful, insightful investing journey and the thought provoking knowledge from his many investing books.
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