Follow the Entrepreneur Sponsors

Ariadne Capital would like to thank the following sponsors for their support for the First Follow the Entrepreneur Investor Summit Malta 2017.



One of Malta’s top 5-star hotels located in the heart of downtown St Julian’s. It’s right on the water’s edge. Swim in the clear blue Mediterranean sea from our two private beach lidos. With over 74,000 square metres of space, The Westin Dragonara Resort is your ideal holiday or business accommodation.


EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. Worldwide it employs more than 212,000 people in 152 countries around the world. In fiscal year 2016 EY hired 80,000 people comprising 63,000 full-time employees – of which 40,000 are campus hires and 23,000 experienced hires.

The firm has been operating in Malta since the late 1990s and employs over 200 people, serving a diverse client base consists of prestigious local and international companies, and most public sector organisations.


The Malta Stock Exchange became a reality upon enactment of the Malta Stock Exchange Act in 1990, and commenced its trading operations on 8 January 1992. Today it is a fully-fledged regulated market which successfully fulfils its role as an effective venue to raise capital finance.

The Exchange carries out this role by providing a structure for admission of financial instruments to its recognised lists which may subsequently be traded on a regulated, transparent and orderly market place (secondary market).


Malta is internationally recognised as a brand denoting excellence in financial services. It offers an attractive cost- and tax-efficient base for financial services operators looking for a European Union-compliant, yet flexible, domicile. FinanceMalta, a non-profit public-private initiative, was set up to promote Malta as an international business and financial centre within, as well as outside, Malta. It brings together and harnesses the resources of the industry and government to ensure Malta maintains a modern and effective legal, regulatory and fiscal framework in which the financial services sector can continue to grow and prosper.


Malta Investment Management Company Limited (MIMCOL) was set up in 1988, originally with the primary aim of rationalising the portfolio of investments held by Government at the time through a comprehensive management, restructuring and divestment programme.

Mimcol offers services for the restructuring and privatisation, strategic management services, Human Resources guidance and offers a wide range of financial services. An in-depth explanation of all the areas of expertise can be found in the tab Services.

Alter Domus is a leading provider of Fund and Corporate Services, dedicated to international private equity & infrastructure houses, real estate firms, private debt managers, multinationals, capital markets issuers and private clients. A vertically integrated approach offers tailor-made administration solutions across the entire value chain of investment structures, from fund level down to local Special Purpose Vehicles.


Nicholls Moisa are specialists in the Finance, Legal and IT divisions, focusing on the financial services market in Malta. More than 80% of all completed assignments have come from direct search, networking and referrals. 100% of those hires have been subject to a robust selection criteria, which means that clients are not buying a candidate, but instead are probably hiring the best person currently available. Each of the consultants are specialists in their respective fields and combine a technical understanding of specific markets with the energy and hard work that goes into producing candidate short-lists.


Apex Malta was established in 2008 and is recognised to provide fund administration services by the Malta Financial Services Authority. Apex Malta is able to offer an efficient and flexible approach to fund services, tailoring its support to meet the specific requirements of each individual client. Through the global Apex brand, we deliver confidence, transparency and security to investment managers and to investors in both Malta, and across the rest of the world.


Ashima Fexserv is the trade name of Fexserv Investment Services Ltd, and is headed by Dr Karl Strobl and Nicholas Zahra. Karl is Head of Advisory at Ashima Fexserv and a professional investor with nearly two decades of experience. He also serves on various committees of local, Maltese financial institutions such as fund managers, banks, and the stock exchange. He also lectures at the University of Malta. Nicholas Zahra is a portfolio manager and member of the investment committee for Bastion Wealth Ltd. An expert in investment strategy, he also has substantial experience managing ventures in property, hotels and the leasing industry.


SunChateaux are Experts in Villa Holidays. For the past 15 years SkiChateaux have been specialising in fully catered ski chalets across the French Alps, and are now applying the same concept to 4 fabulous newly built and designed, catered villas. Just like their ski chalets, location is of utmost importance and with this in mind, each villa enjoys its own stunning uninterrupted view across open countryside and with a private outdoor infinity pool. Their high standard of accommodation stays at the fore, with high spec interiors and home from home charm.

The catered villa holidays include; Air Malta flights from London Gatwick, resort transfers, complimentary car and mountain bike hire, continental breakfast, lunch, pre-dinner canapés, evening meal, unlimited wine, beer and soft drinks.