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21 March 2018

Shares in Woodford Patient Capital trust surge as top holding announces biotech tie-up that could be worth up to $2.2 billion.

21 March 2018

Princess Private Equity has benefited from exits at near-record valuation multiples over the past year but believes it can still acquire new investments at good value.

21 March 2018

Manager Katie Potts will now invest in companies below £3 billion rather than £2 billion after a successful year for its bigger holdings.

21 March 2018

Baillie Gifford has raised £173 million for its ‘patient capital-style’ US Growth trust.

21 March 2018

‘You’d have to be be mad to invest in UK PFI at the moment,’ says Stephen Ellis, chairman of Gravis Capital Management, who is looking to raise £200 million for the Global Diversified Infrastructure income fund.

20 March 2018

The boards of BlackRock Latin American and City Natural Resources High Yield (CYN) decide that offering investors the certainty of dividends paid from capital is the best way to secure demand for their shares.

20 March 2018

RM Secured Direct Lending hopes to clear the £100 million barrier with an offer of high-yielding C-shares and 3.5% yielding ‘zeroes’ .

20 March 2018

Alasdair McKinnon, contrarian manager of Scottish investment trust, hopes yesterday’s drubbing of Facebook shares is prelude to significant shift in investor attitudes.

20 March 2018

High-yielding Renewables Infrastructure Group soars past its £25 million ‘tap’ share issue target a month after weakening inflation link to its dividend.

19 March 2018

Augmentum Capital, the finch investor spun out of the Rothschilds’ RIT Capital Partners, raised £94 million, below the £125 million sought in its initial public offer of shares.

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