Month: November 2016

MERGERS, ACQUISITIONS AND WIND-UPS IN THE LIC SECTOR

The CYA transaction got me thinking to the extent similar deals have occurred in the past. There are a few fund managers who will examine investing in LICs, yet the vast majority don’t. I’d like to better understand why many avoided LICs in 2009-2012. Continue reading “MERGERS, ACQUISITIONS AND WIND-UPS IN THE LIC SECTOR”

AIMS Property Securities Fund (APW)

Firstly, just in case anyone missed it (it is not particularly obvious browsing the company news headlines), there is a request to wind up APW. Fred Woollard from Samuel Terry Asset Management has instigated this, and the expectation is AIMS cannot vote. Continue reading “AIMS Property Securities Fund (APW)”

TEMPLETON GLOBAL “GROWTH” FUND (TGG)

Growth is in inverted commas because the fund very strongly favours the value investing style over that of growth. Also the fund has disappointed investors in regards to the level of growth achieved in recent years!

I bought some shares at $1.17 today so hopefully that is about to change.

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COMMENTS ON CLT, APW, AIK, GDXJ:US, RMS

CELLNET (CLT)

I first made comment about CLT for the share idea website back in March this year.

https://shareidea.com.au/idea/20160311/clt-cellnet-group-ltd

The stock was trading at 18 cents at the time and has since paid a 1.25 cent divided. Last week it received a proportional (83%) takeover offer at 28 cents. Continue reading “COMMENTS ON CLT, APW, AIK, GDXJ:US, RMS”