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  • Toro Limited announces dividend payment of EUR 0.02 per share

    Friday 20 Oct 2017

    (ShareCast News) - Toro Limited, the company which says it seeks to generate attractive, risk-adjusted returns, through investing, and in some cases, trading opportunistically, has announced the payment of a €0.02 dividend per share for the quarter ended 30 September 2017.

  • VinaCapital Vietnam Opportunity Fund invests in Orient Commercial Bank

    Thursday 19 Oct 2017

    (ShareCast News) - VinaCapital Vietnam Opportunity Fund, the flagship fund of VinaCapital, has invested approximately $11m in Orient Commercial Bank, for an interest of less than 5%, the company announced on Thursday.

  • Director dealings: Sniper Investments snaps up another 300,000 shares in MPO

    Wednesday 18 Oct 2017

    (ShareCast News) - Sniper Investments acquired 300,000 ordinary shares of Asian firm Macau Property Opportunities Fund (MPO) on 17 October at price of 170.25p each.

  • Empiric Student Property sells Stirling freehold for 2m

    Tuesday 17 Oct 2017

    (ShareCast News) - Empiric Student Property has exchanged contracts to sell the freehold of the Forthside Way site in Stirling for 2m excluding costs.

  • TOC Property seeks to diversify its real estate loans portfolio

    Tuesday 17 Oct 2017

    (ShareCast News) - TOC Property Backed Lending Trust, announced its intention to raise up to 1m on Monday, in order to continue growing its portfolio of real estate loans.

  • AEW Long Lease REIT completes acquisition of Lambeth-based property for 4.4m

    Monday 16 Oct 2017

    (ShareCast News) - Real estate investment trust AEW Long Lease REIT reported on Monday it had completed the acquisition of a property in the London Borough of Lambeth for 4.4m, reflecting a net initial yield of 5.1%.

  • Amati outperforms net asset value benchmark despite widening discount

    Friday 13 Oct 2017

    (ShareCast News) - London-based venture capital trust Amati's net asset value (NAV) rose significantly through its first half of trading despite its NAV discount widening.

  • EJF Investments declares third interim dividend of 2.4p per share

    Friday 13 Oct 2017

    (ShareCast News) - The directors of EJF Investments, a closed-ended investment outfit, have declared a third interim dividend of 2.4p per share for the quarter ending 30 September 2017.

  • Triple Point finalises acquisitions of 12 new assisted living properties

    Friday 13 Oct 2017

    (ShareCast News) - London-based real estate investment trust Triple Point Social Housing added a further 12 supported housing properties to its portfolio, all of which were immediately income generating.

  • JPEL collects $29m from Accela acquisition

    Wednesday 11 Oct 2017

    (ShareCast News) - Guernsey-based private equity firm JPEL announced on Wednesday that it had received an internal rate of return (IRR) of roughly 35% as a result of Berkshire Partners' acquisition of governmental software group Accela on 29 September.

  • Susan Noble appointed chairman of British Empire Trust

    Monday 09 Oct 2017

    (ShareCast News) - British Empire Trust announced on Monday that Susan Noble, currently a non-executive director of the company since March 2012, would become Chairman following the forthcoming annual general meeting on 20 December.

  • Dunedin to realise Alpha investment after AIM flotation

    Friday 06 Oct 2017

    (ShareCast News) - Investment trust Dunedin Enterprise announced on Friday that Alpha Financial Markets Consulting, in which it made a 8m investment in back in February 2016, had finalised terms for its conditional placing and proposed admission to the Alternative Investment Market of the London Stock Exchange.

  • CQS grows net asset value on the back of 'more sanguine' markets

    Friday 06 Oct 2017

    (ShareCast News) - Closed-end investment company CQS New City High Yield Fund Limited said on Friday that it had grown its net asset value (NAV) 16.13% in the year ended 30 June 2017 as markets gradually became "more sanguine" towards concerns that had muted its investment returns in the previous year.

  • Multiple acquisitions leads Target Healthcare REIT to increased profits

    Wednesday 04 Oct 2017

    (ShareCast News) - Property investment firm Target Healthcare Real Estate Investment Trust announced on Wednesday that its "patient and disciplined" placing of 79.9m of shareholder capital led to eight transactions throughout the financial year ended 30 June, with a further two investments being completed in the first quarter of 2018.

  • Baillie Gifford Japan Trust outperforms benchmark

    Monday 02 Oct 2017

    (ShareCast News) - Edinburgh-based investment company Baillie Gifford Japan Trust announced on Monday that it had beaten market expectations in its fiscal year ended 31 August thanks to above average performances from Japanese equities over the period.

  • Tritax Big Box agrees to buy 49m Royal Mail site from LondonMetric

    Monday 02 Oct 2017

    (ShareCast News) - Tritax Big Box has exchanged contracts with LondonMetric to acquire a national distribution centre on Danes Way at the Daventry International Rail Freight Terminal in Northamptonshire, currently let to Royal Mail Group, the two firms announced on Monday.

  • Sunday share tips: Syncona, GYG

    Sunday 01 Oct 2017

    (ShareCast News) - In the Sunday Times' 'Inside The City' column this week, John Collingridge looked at biotechnology investment firm Syncona - a company that only joined the stock market last year.

  • 3i Infra sees portfolio in lines with expectations

    Friday 29 Sep 2017

    (ShareCast News) - 3i Infrastructure said its portfolio continued to perform in line with expectations as it reported first half income of 47.5m.

  • HarbourVest reaches net asset value milestone

    Thursday 28 Sep 2017

    (ShareCast News) - Closed-end investment company HarbourVest Global Private Equity posted its unaudited results for the six months to 31 July on Thursday, reporting 8% growth in net asset value per share to $19.98 during the period.

  • Syncona's Nightstar reveals details on US IPO

    Thursday 28 Sep 2017

    (ShareCast News) - Healthcare investment company Syncona noted on Thursday that its portfolio company Nightstar Therapeutics announced the pricing of its initial public offering in the United States of 5,360,000 American depositary shares, representing 5.36 million ordinary shares at an initial public offering price of $14.00 per ADS for total gross proceeds of approximately $75m (56m).

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