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23 July 2019

Long-lease real estate investment trust plans to pay a special dividend and cut debts after selling eight of its private hospitals for a 19% premium.

23 July 2019

Activist investor dropped from Neil Woodford's suspended Equity Income fund last week has locked horns with De La Rue after banknote printer refused to claw back its exiting chief executive’s bonus.

22 July 2019

(Update) Embattled Neil Woodford injects an additional £10 million in digital bank Atom and sold his 16% stake in activist fund Crystal Amber.

19 July 2019

An 8% discount on the shares of Polar Capital Technology looks attractive, say analysts, for a trust delivering strong returns, though it is being outpaced by its main rival.

19 July 2019

Ashoka India Equity has produced sector-topping returns this year in a recovery from the market turmoil that greeted it shortly after its launch a year ago.

18 July 2019

Beleaguered fund manager Neil Woodford has raised up to a further £200 million in disposals this month.

18 July 2019

London-listed Third Point Offshore invests in star US hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb yet its shares trade on a 25% discount below asset value. Its new chairman Steve Bates is determined to rectify that.

18 July 2019

Fidelity European fund manager Sam Morse is keen to attract some of the investors likely to move following the departure of rival Alexander Darwall from Jupiter.

18 July 2019

US politicians on the left and right are keen to develop solar power, says John Martin, manager of the recently-launched US Solar Fund, which has committed two thirds of the money it raised at its flotation in April.

16 July 2019

Activist hedge fund manager Bill Ackman could be on receiving end of his own shareholder battle after Asset Value Investors, an investor in his Pershing Square Holdings, attacked its plans to issue long-term debt.


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