Month: April 2019

10th April 2019

Overall, the outlook for primary market fund raising is looking attractive, though it has been a subdued start to the year with the uncertain economic and political outlook. The IPO market in particular has started quietly, but is showing signs of life as we anticipate a pick up as the year progresses. We are already… Click to find out more

10th April 2019

Despite a host of political concerns, the UK is once again looking like an increasingly attractive investment opportunity, writes Andrew Manners. Is it too early to chalk up a victory for the contrarians? With the Brexit saga showing few signs of abating, it is certainly hard to believe that UK stocks have done so well… Click to find out more

10th April 2019

MARKET TURBULENCE POSES THE PERFECT BACKDROP FOR PRIMARY MARKET INVESTING. JENNIFER HILL SPEAKS TO OLIVER BROWN, LEAD MANAGER OF THE MFM UK PRIMARY OPPORTUNITIES FUND THE ONLY FUND DEDICATED TO INVESTING AT THE POINT A COMPANY IS RAISING MONEY. MARKET VOLATILITY MADE A COMEBACK IN 2018. WHAT DOES THIS MEAN FOR PRIMARY MARKET INVESTORS LIKE… Click to find out more

10th April 2019

The Citywire A-rated managers of the MFM UK Primary Opportunities fund have significant firepower in their arsenal to take advantage of current market volatility and forthcoming primary opportunities. The trio – lead manager Oliver Brown alongside his two co-managers, Bob Brown and Alan Beaney – are holding 10% of the fund in cash, up from… Click to find out more

10th April 2019

We participated in four primary opportunities in March – DWF, Diaceutics, PPHE Hotel Group and Astrazeneca whilst also adding RELX to the portfolio at a time of weakness. We are seeing a growing pipeline of potential deals despite the political uncertainty. DWF became the largest IPO in the UK in 2019 to date. We often… Click to find out more