NEX Exchange in conversation with Gervais Williams – Emerging Trends in Small Caps

Gervais is one of the most prescient commentators in the City of London. He has written three booksSlow Finance (2011) and The Future is Small (2014) and The Retreat of Globalisation (2016). He has a natural ability to anticipate market trends and create a digestible overview of the bigger picture.



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Some of the influence behind Gervais’ writing was discussed at a recent Small Cap UK event – a conversation between Gervais himself and NEX Exchange’s CEO Patrick Birley, sponsored by Nex ExchangeHamlins LLP and Avenir Registrars.

If you could not make the event you can view the conversation here



Manager profile


Gervais Williams joined Miton Group plc in 2011. He manages a number of funds and trusts that aggregate to over £1bn. He is also Senior Executive Director at Miton Group plc. His fund management career extends over 30 years including 17 years at Gartmore Group Ltd, where he was head of UK Small Companies investing in UK smaller companies and Irish equities. Gervais is a member of the AIM Advisory Council, chairman of the Quoted Companies Alliance and a board member of The Investment Association.
He is also on the EU Taskforce reviewing why the number of smaller IPOs has declined over recent decades. Gervais Williams published his first book ‘Slow Finance’ in the autumn of 2011, and his second book ‘The Future is Small’ was published in November 2014. His most recent book ‘The Retreat of Globalisation’ was published in December 2016. Gervais is Fund Manager of the CF Miton UK Multi Cap Income Fund, CF Miton UK Smaller Companies Fund, Miton Income Fund, Diverse Income Trust plc, The Investment Company plc and Miton UK MicroCap Trust plc.
He was awarded Fund Manager of the Year 2014 by What Investment.



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