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  • Crystal Amber says Hurricane Energy has weighed on its share price

    Friday 23 Jun 2017

    (ShareCast News) - AIM-listed Crystal Amber Fund said on Friday that the recent drop in its share price primarily reflects the decline in the shares of its largest investment, Hurricane Energy.

  • Calculus and Neptune VCTs to merge

    Monday 19 Jun 2017

    (ShareCast News) - Calculus VCT issued an update to the market on Monday morning, confirming that its board had agreed in principle with the board of Neptune VCT to merge on a relative net asset basis.

  • Calculus and Neptune VCTs to merge

    Monday 19 Jun 2017

    (ShareCast News) - Calculus VCT issued an update to the market on Monday morning, confirming that its board had agreed in principle with the board of Neptune VCT to merge on a relative net asset basis.

  • UKCPT adds 20m Grade A Sheffield office to portfolio

    Thursday 15 Jun 2017

    (ShareCast News) - UK Commercial Property Trust confirmed on Thursday that it had acquired a single let, Grade A office building in Sheffield, from Ediston Property Investment Company, for 20.17m, reflecting a net initial yield of 5%.

  • Tuesday broker round-up

    Tuesday 13 Jun 2017

    (ShareCast News) - WPP: UBS initiates on Buy with a target price of 2050p.

  • Gresham House strategic pleased with performance

    Friday 09 Jun 2017

    (ShareCast News) - Gresham House Strategic published its final audited results for the year to 31 March on Friday, reporting "strong investment performance" with its net asset value increasing 7.6% during the period, 19.9% during the 12 months to 31 May and 20.2% since the appointment of Gresham House Asset Management.

  • Tritax Big Box buys Birmingham distribution facility run by Ocado

    Friday 09 Jun 2017

    (ShareCast News) - Tritax Big Box has bought a distribution facility at Birch Coppice business park in Birmingham which is operated by Ocado and serves both Ocado's and Wm Morrison's online retail businesses, for 92.3m.

  • Civitas acquires six Southampton supported living properties

    Tuesday 06 Jun 2017

    (ShareCast News) - Civitas Social Housing announced on Tuesday that, as part of its ongoing investment programme, it had completed the purchase of a portfolio of regulated social housing for a total consideration of 2m, comprising the freehold interest in six supported living properties with 12 tenancies in Southampton.

  • John Laing Environmental buys four more solar parks

    Tuesday 06 Jun 2017

    (ShareCast News) - Listed environmental infrastructure fund John Laing Environmental Assets Group announced the acquisition of the CSGH Solar Portfolio for a total consideration, including working capital, of 12.2m on Tuesday.

  • Electra confirms NAV after significant realisations

    Thursday 01 Jun 2017

    (ShareCast News) - Electra Private Equity said its pro forma net asset value at the start of June was 769m after the 914p dividend it declared last week.

  • Witan consolidates, drops two external managers

    Tuesday 30 May 2017

    (ShareCast News) - Following a review of its five managers with a global equity remit, Witan announced on Tuesday that it had decided to consolidate the previous five portfolios into three, under the management of three of its existing managers.

  • International PPL performance 'fully in line'

    Tuesday 30 May 2017

    (ShareCast News) - Global infrastructure project investment company International Public Partnerships Limited updated the market on its portfolio performance for the period from 1 January to 26 May on Tuesday, with the board claiming its portfolio of 127 investments in regulated and public infrastructure projects was performing fully in line with expectations.

  • GCP Infrastructure posts modest first-half growth

    Thursday 25 May 2017

    (ShareCast News) - GCP Infrastructure Investments released its half-yearly report for the six months to 31 March on Thursday - a period in which dividends of 3.8p per share were paid or declared.

  • NAV, dividends keep rising at TR Property

    Thursday 25 May 2017

    (ShareCast News) - TR Property Investment Trust posted its full year results for the 12 months to 31 March on Thursday, with its net asset value per share rising 5% to 352.42p.

  • Electra Private Equity claims impressive first-half numbers

    Thursday 25 May 2017

    (ShareCast News) - Electra Private Equity posted its unaudited results for the six months to 31 March on Thursday, reporting "continued strong performance" as its net asset value per share reached 5,544p, for a total return of 10% for the six-month period and 30% over the last twelve months.

  • Caledonia Investments proposes bumper special dividend

    Thursday 25 May 2017

    (ShareCast News) - Caledonia Investments proposed paying a bumper special dividend to shareholders after posting a sharp increase in its full-year returns and realising some of its investments.

  • Ediston Property Investment improves NAV/share in H1

    Wednesday 24 May 2017

    (ShareCast News) - Ediston Property Investment improved its EPRA net asset value per share to 109.67p in the six months to 31 March, from 107.7p six months earlier.

  • Ediston Property lifts first-half NAV/share and profit

    Wednesday 24 May 2017

    (ShareCast News) - Ediston Property Investment improved its EPRA net asset value per share to 109.67p in the six months to 31 March, from 107.7p six months earlier.

  • Electra Private Equity gets 50m from Epiris sale of PINE Unit Trust

    Wednesday 24 May 2017

    (ShareCast News) - Epiris, the portfolio manager of Electra Private Equity, has sold freehold investment property portfolio PINE Unit Trust to Universities Superannuation Scheme for 95m.

  • HICL Infrastructure sees FY profit rise, proposes raising 205m

    Wednesday 24 May 2017

    (ShareCast News) - Shares in HICL Infrastructure are down more than 1% as it detailed a proposal to raise 205m to address its net funding requirement, and separately posted an improved set of full-year results.

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