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WAM Microcap Limited

Fund Manager: Wilson Asset Management
Inception Date: Jun 28, 2017

Make sure you have cash: Geoff Wilson

Financial Standard - Sep 26, 2018

Veteran investor Geoff Wilson says a bear market is inevitable and investors should check their cash holdings. WAM Capital is currently holding 29.2% in cash, WAM Leaders 14.6% and WAM Microcap 21.9%, the manager said in a conference call for media and investors yesterday, [More]

It was only a matter of time until it happened. Poster boy of the Australian LIC landscape, Geoff Wilson and his team at Wilson Asset Management (WAM) are joining the increasing popular Global Listed Investment Company (LIC) space with their latest IPO, WAM Global Limited (WGB). The IPO is expected to open on 1 May 2018 and close on 8 June 2018, raising up to a total of $550m. This will be WAM’s 7th LIC, making them the manager with the most LICs on the ASX. With their LICs approac ... [More]

Time for global active managers to outperfor ...

Steve Green from stevegreeny.com - Aug 24, 2017

This is a guest post from Steve Green. Steve is a full-time investor with a focus on LICs, event-driven and activist investing. You can follow some of his ideas at his investment blog at www.stevegreeny.com Most investors probably have an inkling that active fund managers are not doing a stellar job when it comes to outperforming the S&P 500 of late. Sometimes a chart is worth a thousand words, and here is one that ought to grab the attention of those with a penchant towards a mean revers ... [More]

The chief investment officer of WAM Capital is confident the small end of the market will outperform blue chips in the year ahead, as hopes of US President Donald Trump turbo-charging economic growth fade and investors resume the hunt for bargains. WAM Capital, which will release its results on Monday, has lifted its full-year dividend 3.4 per cent to 15 cents, fully franked. But the listed investment company, which focuses on small to medium stocks, posted an investment portfolio return of 11.7 per cent, below the All Ordinaries accumulation index return of 13.1 per cent.   [More]

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