Waterford was formed in 1995 as a financing boutique and a portfolio manager for third party assets and today is a substantial investor of its own funds, actively investing in fledgling and start-up companies and those looking for development capital. Waterford's primary focus is the resource sector. Waterford will establish long term relationships with companies and, if required, offer it's active assistance for projects, particularly at critical points of their development.
Since its incorporation, Waterford has been successful in raising finance, managing asset portfolios and directly investing in counties within the Former Soviet Union (including Kazakhstan), the Middle East and South America; primarily in the oil & gas upstream sector and gold exploration & production. Waterford has been an investor in many publically traded companies, including Dana Petroleum Plc (LSE), Sibir Energy Plc (LSE:AIM), Nobel Resources Plc (Ireland), Vanguard Petroleum (Australia), EuroSov Petroleum Plc (LSE), Anglo-Siberian Oil Plc (LSE:AIM), First Calgary Petroleums Ltd (TSX & LSE:AIM), Emerald Energy Plc (LSE) and Thistle Mining Corporation (TSX). Waterford’s current investments include Petroceltic International Plc (LSE:AIM), Sterling Energy Plc (LSE:AIM), Aladdin Oil & Gas (Norway), Jupiter Energy Ltd (ASX and AIM) and a number of unlisted investments.