Month: May 2018

14th May 2018

In April, MFM UK Primary Opportunities returned 5.47% compared with 6.43% for the FTSE All Share. We participated in a placing in Primary Health Properties, rump placings in Galliford Try and Provident Financial and secondary sell downs in Ten Entertainment Group and Curtis Banks. We also took the opportunity to add to our holding in… Click to find out more

14th May 2018

Oliver Brown, lead fund manager, answers questions such as ‘How does the mfm uk primary opportunities fund operate?’, ‘How many IPOs are you looking at per year? What do you look for in prospective companies?’, ‘How long has R.C. Brown been investing in this way?, ‘How do you screen for those opportunities and know they… Click to find out more

14th May 2018

Primary opportunities – buying shares in a company at the point it is raising money – are a compelling proposition for advisers looking to diversify their clients equity portfolios and cushion them against market volatility. ‘Companies raise money for a number of reasons – it may be to make an acquisition, increase research and development,… Click to find out more

14th May 2018

Oliver Brown, lead fund manager, answers questions such as ‘How common are primary opportunities?’, ‘What are you looking in IPOs?’, ‘Do you think this gives you an advantage over other fund managers?, ‘Is there a temptation to take profits immediately after stocks have gone public?’, and ‘How can the fund complement an investor portfolio? Does… Click to find out more

14th May 2018

Back in 2009, companies flocked to capital markets to raise money to pay down their debt. Nowadays, companies are turning to investment markets to raise capital for a wider range of reasons – to provide working capital, undertake research and development or make an acquisition. Oliver Brown, Lead Manager of the MFM UK Primary Opportunities… Click to find out more