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Simon Barnard, fund manager of the global smaller companies investment trust, has snapped up a stake in the rapidly growing US chicken wing restaurant group.
(Updates yesterday's story) Shares in Schroder UK Public Private (SUPP), the former Woodford Patient Capital Trust, regain some of their New Year buzz as its biggest holding is raised by £22m and two portfolio companies are sold at a profit.
(Update) The FTSE 100 swept past the testing 7,000 mark as a good initial reading on US employment from payroll processor ADP showed the US added 742,000 private sector jobs in April.
Our columnist is backing digital infrastructure as the pick of the real assets, with South East Asia providing the best growth opportunities.
Acacia Research has won a battle to overhaul the board at Arix Bioscience, one of the stocks it bought from the former Woodford Equity Income fund in a cut-price deal last summer.
European markets, including the FTSE 100, rebounded this morning as Janet Yellen climbed down on an interest rate hike after sending markets tumbling last night.
Shares in Schroder UK Public Private (SUPP), the former Woodford Patient Capital Trust, regain some of their New Year buzz, jumping over 8% as two portfolio companies are sold.
Two highly-rated investment trusts - Baillie Gifford China Growth and JLEN Environmental Assets - launched long-awaited share issues to raise a total of around £77m.
UK fund manager Guy Anderson presents the factors that convince him a strong consumer and manufacturing recovery is underway after last year's historic pandemic slump.
The asset manager has bought into the biotech firm, a favourite of disgraced investor Neil Woodford, ahead of its expected stock market listing later this year.