Opportunities in oversold Fairfax

Matthew Haupt

Wilson Asset Management

On Monday, takeover target Fairfax Media Limited (ASX: FXJ) announced that private equity firms TPG and Hellman & Friedman withdrew their bids for the company. We took advantage of the share price weakness to increase our holding in FXJ this week.
 
We believe Fairfax Media is well positioned with potential changes to media laws and the continued success of its online property business, Domain. Shares in Fairfax Media closed down 13.2% for the week. We own Fairfax Media as a market-driven investment in WAM Capital, WAM Leaders and WAM Active.


Matthew Haupt
Lead Portfolio Manager
Wilson Asset Management

Matthew has more than 15 years’ experience in the investment industry working as both a portfolio manager and analyst. Matthew is the Lead Portfolio Manager responsible for WAM Leaders.

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