In QuotedData’s other news 23 July 2019:
- Yesterday’s mystery about who bought Woodford’s stake in Crystal Amber has been cleared up. Discount-driven investor, 1607 Capital Partners, announced that they now have a 10.34% stake in the company. The trades were done at 190p, a 23.7% discount to NAV and 3p below the market bid price at the time.
- European Assets appears to be having a good 2019 – at the half-way mark its NAV was up 19.6% and share price up 25.5% against a 16.0% return for its benchmark.
- Voyager Air, a fund that was planning a $200m float on the London Stock exchange, pulled its IPO after failing to attract enough money. It had hoped to buy $600m worth of planes including three Boeing 777-300ERs leased to Philippine Airlines and two Airbus A330-300s leased to Chinese carrier Sichuan Airlines.
We also have a new manager for ICG Enterprise, disappointing results from Ruffer Investment Company and Blue Planet, strong interims from Unite Group, and news of a sale of a number of private hospitals by Secure Income REIT.