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PM Capital tackles a big issue with Listed Investment Companies

PM Capital

The arguments for using Listed Investment Companies (LICs) are numerous and the burgeoning LIC offering on the ASX means investors now have more choice than ever. One of the biggest frustrations for many investors is the fact that LICs will often trade at a discount to their Net Tangible Assets... Show More

Protecting investors through ‘skin in the game’

Steven Fleming

Despite the complex name, securitization is a simple concept. Securitization is taking an illiquid pool of assets and converting them to liquid securities. Securitization got a bad rap in the wake of the GFC, but in Australia, there are important differences to the “sub-prime” market in the USA. This video... Show More

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Uncovering value in India

Peters MacGregor Capital Management

Chief Investment Officer, Wayne Peters, and Head of Research, Nathan Bell explain the investment case of listed holding company, Fairfax India. Fairfax India provides investors exposure to high quality private and public businesses in India. Fairfax's key assets include Bangalore International Airport, IIFL Holdings, NCML and Sanmar Chemicals. Show More

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Antipodes IPO: Global exposure with less risk

Jacob Mitchell

The initial public offering for Antipodes Global Investment Company Limited (ASX:APL) opens today. The LIC provides investors with access to an actively managed global equities portfolio in the convenience of an ASX listed vehicle. The portfolio will be predominantly comprised of long and short positions in international listed securities and... Show More

Baillieu Holst June LIC Report

James Nicolaou

The following report contains a LIC sector update and performance review of our coverage list for the month of May 2016. Top picks: Our top picks refer to preferred exposures within each sector based on numerous quantitative and qualitative factors. However, they should not be treated as official stock recommendations... Show More

How has Cadence Capital Limited (ASX:CDM) performed with currency exposure and how does it look going forward?

Murdoch Gatti | York Wealth Management

CDM is a LIC with a long/short Australian and international equities investment strategy. Approximately 18 months ago, the Manager began investing in international equities and such securities have become a material component of the portfolio. The currency exposure to date has been unhedged, introducing an additional performance variable in the... Show More

New LIC to deliver income and diversification

Livewire Exclusive

Contango Asset Management has launched a new LIC with the dual purposes of providing reliable income and portfolio diversification. The Contango Income Generator (ASX:CIE) will invest in high quality ex-30 stocks that have relatively lower volatility, sound balance sheets, consistent and franked dividends, and sustainable earnings growth. George Boubouras, CIO... Show More

Baillieu report on 14 international LICs

James Marlay

Baillieu Holst have released their latest report on international LICs. The report shows the international sector has significantly outperformed the domestic sector with average Total Shareholder Return (TSR) of 29.0% and 4.8% respectively over the prior 12 months ending 30 April 2015. This has been attributed in large part to... Show More