HICL Infrastructure says the pensions of millions of public sector workers would be affected by Labour party plans to buy energy and water companies on the cheap.
British fintech firm Transferwise more than doubles its valuation to $3.5 billion (£2.8 billion) in boost for private equity backers including Scottish Mortgage, Draper Esprit and Merian Chrysalis.
Star fund manager says it’s time for a different approach as he steps back from the day-to-day running of underperforming Fundsmith Emerging Equities.
Warehouse real estate investment trust deploys over half of the £76 million it raised in March as under-pressure open-ended property funds sell assets to meet investor redemptions.
Schroder Real Estate Investment Trust has cut debt, exited a series of properties and banked cash as it looks for opportunities to 'reinvest opportunistically' following a commercial property crash.
Investment company flotations have been thin on the ground this year but Riverstone Credit Opportunities Income and Aquila European Renewables Income are now raising money with initial public share offers (IPOs).
It has been a quiet year so far for shares in Syncona but the £1.6 billion listed life sciences fund has been busy founding UCL university spin-off Quell.
Long-lease real estate investment trust launches share issue to take advantage of string of opportunities including property purchases being dropped by rival open-ended funds under Brexit pressure.
Once the ‘Facebook of its sector’ Vodafone is now ‘flatlining’, say managers of Merchants trust, while Neptune fund manager Robin Geffen describes its dividend cut as a ‘canary in the coal mine’ for the UK stock market.
US fund manager behind Riverstone Energy, the London-listed North American oil and gas private equity fund, looks to raise up to $200 million (£157 million) for a new investment trust focused on loans to mid-sized energy explorers.