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Oliver Haill

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Full name Oliver Haill
Country United Kingdom
Primary language English
Specialist areas

Oliver can write authoritatively on many subjects, but specialises in business and sport. He specialises in turning complex, dry information into lively and readable copy, having written and edited for Financial Times Business, ITV.com, The Press Association, several Times special reports, The Marketer, What Investment, Business XL and Growth Company Investor. These names represent both consumer and trade titles, and both online and offline delivery, including news, columns, blogs, features, advertorials and diary stories. For financial titles, Oliver specialises in writing about stock market-listed and private companies. He has written a huge amount about entrepreneurial, fast-growth companies, especially those on AIM and PLUS and those backed by VC investment. He has also covered investment funds, VCTs and other tax-efficient investing.

Editorial work News writing, Features writing, Editing, Sub-editing, Photography
Last updated 01-10-2013 11:31

Biography

Oliver has written for such companies as Financial Times Business (news editor of Investment Adviser magazine for 3 months, staff writer on FTAdviser.com for a month), ITV.com (site editor for the FIFA World Cup 2010, Euro 2012, Indian Premier League [IPL] cricket, Rugby World Cup and the Tour de France), The Press Association, The Marketer and What Investment, as well as contributing to several special economic reports for The Times newspaper. Before this, Oliver was a senior staff writer for Growth Company Investor magazine. At the parent company - AIM-listed Vitesse Media - for 7 years, he also wrote for Business XL magazine and GrowthBusiness.co.uk as a features writer. Subjects covered include investing in small caps, IPOs on AIM, investing in cleantech and renewable energy companies, technology companies, property investment, debt recovery, cash shells, business sustainability, planning for disaster. Oliver was also promoted to Head of Research for AIM-listed Vitesse Media, project managing the production of sponsored research reports including New Issues on AIM, Institutional Investors in AIM, Cash Shells Report, VCT Report and Renewables and Cleantech on AIM.