The great myth of emerging companies

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One of the great myths of investing in unlisted companies is that investors will never be able to exit the investment. But Jonathan Pearce, Portfolio Manager at the CVC Emerging Companies Fund, explains how they approach this risk.

“You must be able to drive change. Whether that’s in the form of an IPO, or it comes in the form of a trade sale. That’s something we’re focused on.”

But whether you’re invested in listed or unlisted companies, inevitably, things go wrong. Pearce says that the key is to act quickly – the “cut and cut fast” rule.  Watch the latest video below to find out how they actively deal with “problem children” in the portfolio.


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