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The importance of AGMs

By Andy Davis  

It’s an odd feeling to turn up for an event and find that you are an audience of one. Investors who attend the annual general meetings (AGMs) of smaller companies in which they hold shares are likely to find themselves in this position, as I did at one of two I attended recently. But for those able to shrug off the awkwardness it can be hugely worthwhile.

This is the first time I have gone along to these meetings as a private investor. I did so after a very experienced investor in smaller companies made the obvious but often overlooked…

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