Happy New Year – 2016

It’s been an interesting year. When I started this site I really didn’t know what was going to happen… in most respects, it has exceeded my expectations. A Few Opening Remarks On a positive note, I genuinely felt support for the mission of trying to create a fresh dialogue around the quality and transparency of ASX-listed companies operating in this…

Investor Relations and ASX Biosciences : Part of the Problem

In the last couple of weeks we have seen a couple of interesting movements between the corporate and investor relations world, a “new” arrival and an “old” departure. Firstly, in Prima Biomed’s (ASX :PRR) most recent investment letter we quietly learned of Stuart Roberts’ departure from Prima Biomed as Head of Investor Relations, and the appointment of…

MSB Revalued

A guy goes to a mathematician and asks him how much ONE BILLION plus ONE HUNDRED MILLION equals. The mathematician explains that there are so many different mathematical systems, that he can’t possibly answer that question without lecturing for at least an hour about the philosophical underpinnings of mathematics. The guy next goes to an…

Winds of Change

If I was talented enough regarding web design to make this page open up with the Scorpians whistling away “Wind of Change” in the background… I surely would. Having followed the “Moskva down to Gorky Park”  in the middle of winter on many occasions, I can only try and do my best to send a warm vibe…

Because an Emu Wouldn’t Fit in the Oven…

One of my great hopes for the Australian biosciences scene is that we get to a stage of market information quality that retail investors can read and use a critical assessment of a biotech stock, and actually take note rather than just get their knickers in a twist. It requires many ecosystem changes but if we want to…

Another Benitec Speedbump

I love what Benitec (ASX : BLT) is doing and I want to thank their shareholders for the profound contribution to science that they are personally bankrolling. Whaaaaaaat, you may ask? Has Long Tail had one glass of vino tinto too many on a blustery Melbourne Sunday evening? Well, yes – probably. But let me…

A Little Rest

Hi there… it’s been a while. I hope you are doing fine? You’re looking great, by the way… I took a break. Between a pile of business travel over the past few weeks*, several new ventures getting off the ground and the pending arrival of my second child, I have just been swamped. But I…