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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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Peter Rae

Independent Investment Research has initiated coverage of MCP Master Income Trust (ASX:MXT), a listed investment trust that invests in a diversified portfolio of loans to Australian companies. It does so through investments in several wholesale funds managed by Metrics Credit Partners (MCP), an Australian debt-specialist fund manager with significant direct... Show More

Peter Rae

2017 was a good year for global equity markets and this was reflected in the performance of listed managed investments, with those focused on international equities delivering the best returns. With global markets now displaying greater volatility and some major falls over the past week, performance of individual LMIs in... Show More

Peter Rae

Plato Income Maximiser (ASX:PL8) is a listed investment company that aims to provide investors with regular income by investing in a portfolio of Australian large and mid-cap equities. PL8 was listed in May 2017, but the underlying Plato Fund, managed by Plato Investment Management, has a six year track-record. Over... Show More

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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Peter Rae

In its latest Monthly Listed Managed Investments Update, Independent Investment Research looks at the performance of listed investment companies and listed investment trust for the 12 months to 30 September 2017 and found that LICs with an international focus were the best performers, with one LIC delivering a portfolio return... Show More

Dr Don Hamson

Plato Income Maximiser Limited, the first Australian listed investment company aiming to provide monthly fully franked dividends, began trading on the Australian Securities Exchange today. The listing on the ASX follows on from an oversubscribed initial public offering, which raised $325.9 million, representing the third largest LIC IPO raising in... Show More