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Sinclair Currie

The growing popularity of Venture Capital (VC) has enabled some remarkable and innovative businesses. The attractive returns of many VC funds have stoked further investor appetite for their aggressive growth strategies. Today some of the world’s most highly valued companies are neither listed nor profitable. Furthermore, in response to the... Show More

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Short-term reactionary behaviour is to be expected within every earnings season, and February 2019 was no exception. But opportunities that went misinterpreted or unappreciated by the herd await patient investors willing to block out the noise and really take a look at a company’s fundamentals and growth prospects. Here, we... Show More

Sinclair Currie

There has been a lot written about the spike in volatility which saw share prices tumble in the last quarter of 2018. In this quarterly piece, we looked at how recent movements in share prices corresponded to changes in earnings expectations during the period. The most surprising observation from this... Show More

Sinclair Currie

Disruption continues to be the word of the moment. The media sector highlights how new business models can decimate the value of old platforms. Investors are rightfully alert to the redundancy risk associated with established business models and rightfully eager to invest in the leaders of the future. Yet some... Show More

Sinclair Currie

In Paisley 80 years ago, a woman became ill after being served ginger beer from a bottle containing a decomposing snail. The ensuing claim for damages resulted in a lengthy legal process resulting in success for the claimant. This precedent created a legal risk associated with poor quality service and... Show More

Sinclair Currie

The President-elect’s style, approach, diplomacy and agenda are not easy to pin down. One might call it pragmatic or populist. It is possible that he becomes more conventional as President than he was as a candidate, however his position as an ‘outsider’ to Washington (and even within his own party)... Show More

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