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The past two years have presented a difficult environment for value investors. The stocks that have powered the market over that period are steady, defensive names, such as British American Tobacco, Imperial Brands and Reckitt Benckiser. They are well run companies but they are also well owned. The prices you are asked to pay for […]
Editor Natalie Holt picks the sessions top five sessions not to miss at Money Marketing upcoming conference What is Money Marketing Interactive? Money Marketing Interactive is all about delivering Money Marketing in a live format. This is the first time we have run a flagship event on this scale, and it is all about bringing advisers […]
Money Marketing and sister publication Fund Strategy have been announced as the official media partner for this year’s Growth Investor Awards. The awards, run by Intelligent Partnership, celebrate the role of the UK small and medium-enterprise fund management community in job and wealth creation. The Growth Investor Awards recognise those enabling start up and ‘scale up’ […]
A few decades ago, when I first started riding scooters to rallies up and down the country, I remember a flyer handed out at one event inviting me to join the Old Bastards Scooter Club. The OBSC, the leaflet informed me, was aimed at the admittedly tiny minority of scooterists then over the age of 25, […]
Last year, worldwide mergers and acquisitions (M&A) rose to an unprecedented $4.7tn, according to Thomson Reuters, a 41 per cent increase over 2014. Anthony Forcione, senior equity analyst at Loomis Sayles, an affiliate of Natixis Global Asset Management, looks at what’s been driving this particular wave of mergers. Click here to view full article: Loomis-Sayles
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