Rivertrade, established in 2000 has had significant involvement in a number of previous Investment opportunities.
Integro Insurance brokers - incorporating Robertson Taylor, Walton & Parkinson, Longreach Doodson, ACJ and Ellis Clowes - is an international insurance brokerage operating from offices spread across the UK and USA. Recognised as world leaders in their field the major Entertainment & Sport practice specialise in designing insurance policies that meet the needs and special requirements of bands & artists of all stature, promoters & booking agents, festivals, venues, managers, recording studios, industry associations, as well as music, film & TV production companies, sports governing bodies, teams and players, theatres & venues. The Team of experts meet the insurance needs of those engaged right across the entertainment industry.
Originally investing in Long Reach In 2001 and going onto to acquire long established theatre insurance broker Walton & Parkinson Ltd ("W&P") in 2009 followed by the acquisition of Robertson Taylor in 2011, Rivertrade sold its shareholding to Integro Group in December 2017.
PT Jawamanis Rafinasi / Windsor and Brook
Jawamanis is a newly constructed sugar refinery close to Jakarta, Indonesia that commenced production in August 2002. The refinery is ideally located for easy access to raw sugar and to supply its largely multi-national industrial customers. It delivers to part of the large and expanding demand for high quality industrial grade refined sugar in Indonesia that has until recently been almost entirely met by imports. Windsor and Brook is a company set up to procure raw sugar and manage market risk for Jawamanis. Jawamanis has now been sold to Wilmar International Group
EOS Claims is a specialist refund claim company providing a bespoke solution for the validation, payment and provision of management data of refund applications.
Fox Poker Ltd
Launched on 24th September 2010, Fox Poker Club is London’s first fully licensed poker club situated on the world famous Shaftesbury Avenue in the heart of London’s West End. Offering high quality dealer dealt poker, Fox Poker Club occupies 6500 sq ft of prime gaming space on the first floor of Wingate House. Fox Poker Club has a capacity for up to 180 players, plus a luxurious lounge area and dedicated slots room. Fox Poker Club opens 7 days a week from 1pm – 3am and runs 2 daily tournaments alongside a range of cash games. Fox Poker Club is also available for private hire, accommodating groups from 10 – 200 guests.
The Sporting Exchange Limited T/A Betfair.com
John Kinder was a seed investor in launched in June 2000 which is a web based person-to-person betting exchange that has in six years trading grown to become the undisputed global market leader with current revenues of ₤107 million per annum and over 5 million bets placed per day from over 80 countries. It allows individuals to choose their odds, and to place bets via the internet both on or against any sporting or other event outcome eliminating the need for a bookmaker. It has won both the Queens Award to Industry and the CBI’s Company of the Year Award. Betfair was recently successfully floated on the London Stock Exchange
Nautical Petroleum plc
Originally an investment in Masefield Energy specialising in production and processing of heavy, acidic, crude oils it has been converted into a holding in its principal activity in AIM listed Nautical Petroleum (NPE). NPE is an independent hydrocarbon exploration and development company that seeks to acquire, develop and add value to discovered heavy oil, initially on the United Kingdom Continental Shelf.
Indochina Assets Limited
The IAL Group is one of the most successful restaurant groups in the Indochina region, most notably through its flagship operation the FCC in Cambodia. Since opening its doors, the FCC has created a unique niche in the Cambodian restaurant industry, earning an unmatched reputation for fine quality dining. The group's first venture, the FCC Phnom Penh, was opened in 1993. Since then IAL has successfully launched restaurants in Rangoon, Saigon, and Siem Reap.
Athletes1 Ltd (now part of Essentially Group Ltd)
Athletes1 is an athlete management company that provides a full range of financial and professional advice for sporting associations and governing bodies as well as individuals together with athlete management services that aim to maximise an athlete’s intellectual property and image rights. Essentially Group is now a subsidiary of Chime Communications plc.