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Interview with Pedro Gonzalez de Cosio from BioPharma Credit

In this week’s show, James Carthew talked to Pedro Gonzalez de Cosio, manager of BioPharma Credit. If you were looking for the first part of QuotedData’s show, focused on the roundup of the week’s news, click here. If there is a guest speaker you’d particularly like to hear from, please email us. Additionally, if you […]

Downing Renewables and Infrastructure Trust targets £50m fundraise

Downing Renewables & Infrastructure Trust (DORE) is aiming to raise £50m through an issue of up to 45,669,495 new ordinary shares at 111p per share, and to establish a 12-month share issuance programme to issue up to 250m ordinary shares (less the number issued under this initial issue). Shareholders need to approve these plans. The […]

Interview with Laura Elkin from AEW UK REIT

In this week’s show, Richard Williams talked to Laura Elkin from AEW UK REIT. If you were looking for the first part of QuotedData’s show, focused on the roundup of the week’s news, click here. If there is a guest speaker you’d particularly like to hear from, please email us. Additionally, if you would prefer […]

Interview with Craig Martin of Vietnam Holding

In this week’s show, James Carthew talked to Craig Martin of Vietnam Holding. If you were looking for the first part of QuotedData’s show, focused on the roundup of the week’s news, click here. If there is a guest speaker you’d particularly like to hear from, please email us. Additionally, if you would prefer to […]

QuotedData’s Real Estate Roundup – June 2022

Real Estate Roundup Kindly sponsored by abrdn Performance data May’s biggest movers in price terms are shown in the charts below. A perpetual theme in the listed property sector over the last few years has been the persistent discount to net asset value that many companies’ share prices have traded on. Some have succumbed to […]

QuotedData’s Economic Roundup – June 2022

Economic and Political Monthly Roundup Kindly sponsored by Allianz A collation of recent insights on markets and economies taken from the comments made by chairs and investment managers of investment companies – have a read and make your own minds up. Please remember that nothing in this note is designed to encourage you to buy or […]

QuotedData’s Investment Companies Roundup – June 2022

Investment Companies Monthly Roundup Kindly sponsored by Baillie Gifford and abrdn Performance Any hopes for a more positive 2022 were shattered by the ongoing conflict in Ukraine. Economies are feeling inflationary pressures not seen in decades, commodity prices are rising and there is supply-chain disruption. The best performing sector for May was property – UK […]

abrdn New Dawn – Over the trough?

Over the trough? It has been another tough six months for abrdn New Dawn (ABD) as the Asia Pacific region has had to face new challenges from the Russo-Ukrainian conflict to China’s deadliest COVID-19 wave yet (the economic impacts of which have been made worse by Xi Jinping’s zero-COVID policy). This has only exacerbated headwinds […]

Interview with Paul Bridge of Civitas Social Housing

In this week’s show, Richard Williams talked to Paul Bridge of Civitas Social Housing. If you were looking for the first part of QuotedData’s show, focused on the roundup of the week’s news, click here. If there is a guest speaker you’d particularly like to hear from, please email us. Additionally, if you would prefer […]

Civitas Social Housing – Fundamentals remain strong

Fundamentals remain strong Civitas Social Housing’s (CSH’s) discount to net asset value (NAV) has yet to recover from an activist short seller attack last year, with its share price almost as low as it has ever been in over five years since it launched. Although CSH’s manager made a strong rebuttal to the allegations made […]

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Downing Renewables and Infrastructure Trust – Proving its mettle

Proving its mettle With a solid first set of results published, revenue and dividends running ahead of IPO forecasts, a diverse and differentiated portfolio of attractive renewable energy assets, and a growing NAV supported by investments that are helping to build NAV and profits, Downing Renewables and Infrastructure (DORE) is attracting the support of new […]

AVI Global Trust – Bargain hunting

Bargain hunting After a strong run of both absolute and relative performance (see page 16), AVI Global Trust (AGT) faces twin headwinds of widening discounts within its underlying portfolio – as holdings’ share prices move further below their underlying net asset value – and a widening discount on its own shares. The manager has been […]

Interview with James Thom of Aberdeen New Dawn

In this week’s show, James Carthew talked to James Thom of Aberdeen New Dawn. If you were looking for the first part of QuotedData’s show, focused on the roundup of the week’s news, click here. If there is a guest speaker you’d particularly like to hear from, please email us. Additionally, if you would prefer […]

Standard Life Investments Property Income Trust – Resilient income in uncertain times

Resilient income in uncertain times Standard Life Investments Property Income Trust’s (SLI’s) portfolio has performed strongly over the past year, posting a net asset value (NAV) total return of 30.7%. It is reaping the rewards of its manager pivoting the portfolio’s focus onto the well-performing industrial and logistics sector many years ago (it now makes […]

CQS New City High Yield – Interest rate rises maybe too little, too late

Interest rate rises maybe too little, too late Ian Francis, the manager of CQS New City High Yield Fund (NCYF), has observed the marked shifts in central banks’ policy towards raising interest rates this year. He feels that, while recent rises are a move in the right direction, central banks’ caution – driven by concerns […]

Interview with Richard Sem of Pantheon Infrastructure

In this week’s show, James Carthew talked to Richard Sem of Pantheon Infrastructure. If you were looking for the first part of QuotedData’s show, focused on the roundup of the week’s news, click here. If there is a guest speaker you’d particularly like to hear from, please email us. Additionally, if you would prefer to […]

Polar Capital Technology – Eyes on the prize

Eyes on the prize Heightened downside risk and disappointing earnings updates have seen the technology sector give back some of its considerable long-term outperformance of the wider market. As investors retreated to the sector titans (stocks such as Microsoft and Apple), Polar Capital Technology’s (PCT’s) underweight position in these companies has seen it underperform its […]

Interview with Gary Moglione of Momentum Multi Asset Value Trust

In this week’s show, James Carthew talked to Gary Moglione of Momentum Multi Asset Value Trust. If you were looking for the first part of QuotedData’s show, focused on the roundup of the week’s news, click here. If there is a guest speaker you’d particularly like to hear from, please email us. Additionally, if you […]

QuotedData’s Real Estate Roundup – May 2022

Real Estate Roundup Kindly sponsored by abrdn Performance data April’s biggest movers in price terms are shown in the charts below. Fears of a looming recession meant April was a difficult month for property stocks generally. There were a few positive performers in share price terms, however. Leading the way was London office landlord and […]

QuotedData’s Economic Roundup – May 2022

Economic and Political Monthly Roundup Kindly sponsored by Allianz A collation of recent insights on markets and economies taken from the comments made by chairs and investment managers of investment companies – have a read and make your own minds up. Please remember that nothing in this note is designed to encourage you to buy or […]

QuotedData’s Investment Companies Roundup – May 2022

Investment Companies Monthly Roundup Kindly sponsored by Baillie Gifford and abrdn Performance After an already difficult first quarter to the year, April proved no different as the war in Ukraine, Covid-induced lockdowns in China and the prospect of a tighter monetary policy in the US all weighed on sentiment. In terms of performance within the […]

Interview with Robert Guest from Foresight Sustainable Forestry

In this week’s show, James Carthew talked to Robert Guest from Foresight Sustainable Forestry. If you were looking for the first part of QuotedData’s show, focused on the roundup of the week’s news, click here. If there is a guest speaker you’d particularly like to hear from, please email us. Additionally, if you would prefer […]

Henderson High Income – Last man standing

Last man standing Henderson High Income (HHI) has enjoyed something of a UK revival for a year now, boosted by a recovery from the pandemic and a game of catch-up among dividend-paying companies, which manager David Smith says still have further to go. Concerns around inflation, and now the Russo-Ukrainian conflict, linger – but the […]

Interview with Viktor Szabó from abrdn Latin American Income Fund

In this week’s show, James Carthew talked to Viktor Szabó from abrdn Latin American Income Fund. If you were looking for the first part of QuotedData’s show, focused on the roundup of the week’s news, click here. If there is a guest speaker you’d particularly like to hear from, please email us. Additionally, if you […]

QuotedData’s Real Estate Quarterly Review – First Quarter 2022

Real Estate Quarterly Review Kindly sponsored by Abrdn Value to be found in topsy-turvy market The first three months of 2022 have been full of significant events. Investor caution followed Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and put paid to a London-listed property company with a portfolio of Russian assets (see page 6 for details). The cost-of-living crisis […]

QuotedData’s Investment Companies Quarterly Review – First Quarter 2022

Investment Companies Quarterly Roundup Kindly sponsored by Baillie Gifford and Aberdeen Standard Investments From COVID to conflict 23 March 2022 marked two years since the UK’s nationwide lockdown was implemented in response to the outbreak of COVID-19. While cases and lockdowns are still occurring across the globe to varying degrees, it appears we are over the […]

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Interview with Yoojeong Oh from abrdn Asian Income Fund

In this week’s show, Jayna Rana talked to Yoojeong Oh from abrdn Asian Income Fund. If you were looking for the first part of QuotedData’s show, focused on the roundup of the week’s news, click here. If there is a guest speaker you’d particularly like to hear from, please email us. Additionally, if you would […]

QuotedData’s Economic Roundup – April 2022

Economic and Political Monthly Roundup Kindly sponsored by Allianz A collation of recent insights on markets and economies taken from the comments made by chairs and investment managers of investment companies – have a read and make your own minds up. Please remember that nothing in this note is designed to encourage you to buy or […]

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QuotedData’s Investment Companies Roundup – April 2022

Investment Companies Monthly Roundup Kindly sponsored by Baillie Gifford and abrdn Performance The Russo-Ukrainian conflict, which began at the end of February, worsened over March which, unsurprisingly, caused further volatility in global markets and a significant impact on energy, metals, and wheat prices. That has been good news for commodity exporting regions such as Latin […]

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QuotedData’s Real Estate Roundup – April 2022

Real Estate Roundup Kindly sponsored by abrdn Performance data March’s biggest movers in price terms are shown in the charts below. Property stocks generally rallied in March, perhaps due to the relative inflation hedge they can provide. There were two outliers in Dublin office specialist Hibernia REIT and small-cap South East of England landlord McKay […]