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Sirius Real Estate raises another £150m to deploy in UK and Germany

The business park investor raises further cash to buy more ‘attractive’ business parks, having tapped investors for £146m only nine months ago.

Odyssean announces share placing to meet investor demand

The UK smaller companies trust did not say how much it was aiming to raise, but Peel Hunt's Markuz Jaffe estimated it had about £29m remaining in its yearly capacity.

QuotedData’s weekly news show 12th July 2024

Thank you to everyone that listened in today on our YouTube channel. In this week’s show, James Carthew covered the week’s top stories: Chrysalis (0:2...

QD View – Spotlight on democracy

Around half of the world’s population, some 4 billion people, will have the opportunity to go to the polls for national elections in 2024. For many, i...

Subscale Schroder British Opportunities hints at M&A

The £58m growth capital fund could consider a merger as a way to increase its size, though fund manager Tim Creed refused to say whether this will include a tie-up with stablemate Schroders Capital Global Innovation.

Graphcore falls to Softbank but growth capital avoids big losses

Downside protections limit losses for Chrysalis, Schroder British Opportunities and Molten Ventures after UK chip company is sold at a fraction of its peak value to Softbank of Japan.

Hines and Grupo Lar launch €678m bid for Lar España

A consortium formed of Hines and Grupo Lar has announced a voluntary cash tender offer to buy Lar España Real Estate – the Spanish shopping centre and...

Big miss for Miton UK Microcap

Miton UK Microcap Trust ( MINI) has announced its annual results for the year ended 30 April 2024. The company reported a NAV total return of -12.9%, ...

Chrysalis Investments realises 25% premium for Graphcore sale

Chrysalis Investments (CHRY) announced that portfolio company, Graphcore, has been acquired by Softbank. Chrysalis expects to receive cash proceeds of...

QuotedData’s morning briefing 12 July 2024 – OIT, SBO, SRE

In QuotedData’s morning briefing 12 July 2024: Odyssean Investment Trust (OIT) has announced a placing and retail offer of shares. The company has rec...

Balanced Commercial Property Trust continues office sell off

Balanced Commercial Property Trust has sold two office assets for a total of £41.65m, further reducing its exposure to the sub-sector. The sales of 7 ...

Aurora: Buy this fund for a Phoenix-like recovery

I’m looking for fund managers who not only know how to buy good shares cheaply but can get their hands dirty and create value even when stock markets are subdued.