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Corporate activity increases in the listed investments sector

Peter Rae

Whilst the number of listed investment companies and trusts continues to grow due to new offers coming to market, there has been an increase in the amount of corporate activity in the listed managed investment space over recent weeks. Show More

Listed Managed Investments: Quarterly Review

Peter Rae

In its latest Quarterly LMI Market Review, Independent Investment Research (IIR) provides detailed coverage of 49 listed investment companies, listed investment trusts and active ETFs including commentary, investment views and ratings. We have coverage across a number of sectors and investing strategies and provide insight into performance, discounts and premiums... Show More

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Thinking about investing in LICs?

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Investors have more choice than ever before to access different asset classes and investment strategies through the fast-growing Listed Investment Companies sector. If you’re thinking about investing in LICs, the Australian Shareholders Association (ASA) will host the inaugural Listed Investment Company Showcase this October, providing a unique opportunity to hear... Show More

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Listed Managed Investments: Quarterly Review

Peter Rae

In its latest Quarterly LMI Market Review, Independent Investment Research (IIR) provides detailed coverage of 47 listed investment companies, listed investment trusts and active ETFs including commentary, investment views and ratings. We have coverage across a number of sectors and investing strategies and provide insight into performance, discounts and premiums... Show More

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Wilson Asset Management enters the global equities arena

Peter Rae

Wilson Asset Management has launched the offer for its new global listed investment company, WAM Global Limited. The LIC will invest in a portfolio of international equities utilising its proprietary Research-Driven and Market-Driven stock selection processes. Whilst Wilson Asset Management does not have a track record in global equities, WAM... Show More

Listed Managed Investments: Quarterly Review

Peter Rae

In its latest Quarterly LMI Market Review, Independent Investment Research (IIR) provides detailed coverage of 43 listed investment companies, listed investment trusts and exchange traded managed funds including commentary, investment views and ratings. We have coverage across a number of sectors and investing strategies and provide insight into performance, discounts... Show More

Antipodes Global Investment Company: A LIC with a well-managed portfolio of global equities

Peter Rae

Independent Investment Research has initiated coverage of Antipodes Global Investment Company (ASX:APL) a listed investment company that invests in a relatively concentrated long/short portfolio of global equities. Many domestic investors exhibit a home country bias, with Australian investor preferences often biased towards products and services that depend substantially on the... Show More

A big year for LICs

Peter Rae

2017 was an exceptional year for new listed investment company and listed investment trust raisings, with 14 new entities raising a total of $4.2bn via initial public offers. This significantly exceeded the funds raised by new LIC/LIT offers in the previous two years and lifted the total number of LICs... Show More

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If 24 LICs ran the Melbourne Cup... which would be our favourites?

Daryl Wilson

To win the Melbourne Cup requires a horse that is well trained, has a great jockey, and importantly hasn’t been hit too hard with a weight handicap from the stewards. To win the "Affluence LIC Cup", an LIC requires many of the same attributes... Show More

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US stocks are at record highs thanks to rising tech. Yet most of the tech giants are still attractively priced.

Magellan Asset Management

The Dow Jones Industrial Average, the broader S&P 500 Index and the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite Index have set record highs in 2017. A common theory as to why US share indices have risen is the increase in value of the so-called FAAMG stocks – Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Microsoft and Google... Show More

Ten high yielding LICs

Peter Rae

In its latest LMI Monthly Update, Independent Investment Research takes a look at the ten highest yielding listed investment companies in its coverage and also considers the sustainability of dividends. We also discuss and provide our views on some recent events within the LIC space. Refer to our report below... Show More

Magellan Global Trust receives Recommended Plus rating

Independent Investment Research

Magellan’s Global Trust (MGG) will shake things up when it hits the ASX next month with a range of innovative features not previously seen in the Australian listed investments landscape. It will be based on a high conviction, relatively concentrated global equities and benchmark agnostic mandate with a portfolio of... Show More

Avoiding the losers from self-driving cars

Patrick Poke

At their recent adviser briefing, Magellan CEO, Hamish Douglass, had cars on his mind. Specifically, driverless cars, and what they mean for investors. While many investors focus on the potential upside in companies like Uber and Tesla, Douglass’ focus on capital preservation means he was more interested in the flow-on... Show More

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Magellan Global Trust IPO Now Open

Magellan Asset Management

The Magellan Global Trust is a new investment vehicle to be listed on the ASX that is designed to offer investors a steady income stream from a global equities investment fund; specifically, a target cash distribution of 4% p.a. Other features include a reinvestment plan that provides a 5% discount... Show More