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Investing in Small and Mid Caps

Small & Mid-Cap Equities: Smaller companies in a changing world

February 2017 (Magazine)By

Daniel Ben-Ami looks at how smaller companies are adapting to the economic and political landscape 

US: Policy unleashes animal spirits

February 2017 (Magazine)By Christopher O’Dea

The performance of US small and medium-sized companies has been boosted by an expectation of lower taxes and lighter regulation under President Trump

Smaller companies: The lifeblood of Europe

February 2017 (Magazine)By

Smaller companies are crucial to the success of the European economy. However, the way they are nurtured by investors and governments varies dramatically

UK firms vulnerable to slowdown

February 2017 (Magazine)By

Joseph Mariathasan finds that the UK economy has fared quite well since the Brexit vote, but smaller companies are vulnerable to any potential domestic slowdown

Adapting to a new landscape

February 2017 (Magazine)

Successful investing in the UK’s smaller businesses requires adopting attitudes and techniques similar to those in private equity investing, according to Tony Dalwood

PureGroup: Sensitivity of selected funds to macro factors

February 2017 (Magazine)

Data shows the sensitivity of the five largest US small and mid-cap equity funds and the five largest European small and mid-cap equity funds to changes in macroeconomic factors

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Small & Mid-Cap Equities: Digging for victory

February 2016 (Magazine)By

Successfully investing in small and medium-sized companies involves getting to know the intricacies of how relatively simple businesses work

US small & mid-caps: In the land of the brave

February 2016 (Magazine)By

Led by technology and healthcare, the US small-cap sector is the most dynamic in the world but some companies are becoming overvalued 

Mid-caps: Time to take the middle road

February 2016 (Magazine)By Anthony Harrington

Offering better outperformance than large-caps and more robust than small-caps, mid-caps are particularly attractive

Small and mid-caps and corporate governance: Battle for a common ground

February 2016 (Magazine)By

We map the obstacles in the way of a unified approach to corporate governance in a Europe characterised by a north/south divide in small and mid-caps

The case for listed small-caps

February 2016 (Magazine)By

The liisted small-cap and mid-cap market could be a better place for investors to start when considering a move into private equity

Investing In Small & Mid-Cap Equities: Starved of capital

January 2015 (Magazine)By

Central bank policies are heading for divergent paths. Joseph Mariathasan looks into the likely impact on small and mid-sized stocks, where valuations are already exhibiting marked differentiation

Investing In Small & Mid-Cap Equities: Keeping it in the family

January 2015 (Magazine)By

Germany’s Mittelstand shows why mom-and-pop shops, despite the risks, can create superior success from local networks and a longer-term view of their businesses. Joseph Mariathasan investigates

Investing In Small & Mid-Cap Equities: Northern exposure

January 2015 (Magazine)By Caroline Liinanki

While the Swedish stock market in general can be rather volatile, this goes to an even greater extent for Swedish small-caps. But as Caroline Liinanki finds, for those able to handle the short-term market movements investing in smaller Swedish companies has been a very profitable move

Investing In Small & Mid-Cap Equities: Focus from diversity

January 2015 (Magazine)By

Rummaging through successful small-caps portfolios reveals a diversity of opportunity, finds Martin Steward. This diversity enables portfolio managers to express very well-defined styles in their portfolio risk 

Investing In Small & Mid-Cap Equities: Taking small-caps global

January 2015 (Magazine)By

Brandes Investment Partners has been managing global small caps since 1997. “It’s a big pond with a lot of fish but very few anglers,” as director of investments Luiz Sauerbronn puts it. 

Investing In Small & Mid-Cap Equities: The M&A effect

January 2015 (Magazine)By

The M&A theme tends to be big in small-caps: these companies are growing, often via their own acquisitions; and becoming assets coveted by both LBO from below and large-caps from above. Our featured strategies feel its effects as both a blessing and a curse.

All Investing in Small and Mid Caps

Financial Reporting Council (FRC)

LAPFF hits out at UK's Financial Reporting Council

Mon, 27 Feb 2017By

FRC warrants ‘intensive investigation’ from government, argues public pension fund group

Accountancy

FRC plans overhaul of UK corporate governance code

Tue, 21 Feb 2017By

Accounting regulator to act after parliamentary committee completes governance inquiry

Stock price on monitor

Accounting roundup: More illegal dividends unearthed

Wed, 15 Feb 2017By

Dunelm and Hargreaves Lansdown made payments without reporting up-to-date cash balances

Aleksander Nevsky Cathedral in Sofia, Bulgaria

Bulgarian review leads to writedown of asset values

Tue, 7 Feb 2017By Krystyna Krzyzak

System is nevertheless deemed sustainable by Financial Supervision Commission

Accountancy

Accounting roundup: 'illegal' dividends, PIRC, FRC, s172, EFRAG

Mon, 6 Feb 2017By

PIRC’s disputes with FRC continue, and EFRAG hunts for hybrid pension fund experts

All News and Opinion

Frank Juliano - Compenswiss

How We Run Our Money: Compenswiss

February 2017 (Magazine)By

Frank Juliano, head of asset management at Compenswiss, tells Carlo Svaluto Moreolo what lies ahead for Switzerland’s social security funds

On the Record: How will your equity exposure change this year?

February 2017 (Magazine)By

Three pension funds - Amonis, Fondenergia and UMR Corem - talk about equity risk 

Strategically Speaking: Dodge & Cox

February 2017 (Magazine)By

For most investment professionals the aftermath of an almighty financial crash would probably not seem like a good time to launch an asset management firm

On the Record: How do you ensure successful manager selection?

January 2017 (Magazine)By

Three pension funds - Sparinstitutens Pensionskassa, Grafton Pension Plan and Advocates Pension Fund - share their views on manager selection

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How We Run Our Money: Coal Pension Trustees

January 2017 (Magazine)By

Stefan Dunatov, CIO of Coal Pension Trustees, tells Carlo Svaluto Moreolo about his vision for managing the UK coal industry’s legacy schemes

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IPE QUEST

Your first step in manager selection...

IPE Quest is a manager search facility that connects institutional investors and asset managers.

  • DS-2277

    Closing date: 2017-03-03.

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    Asset class: European leveraged loans.
    Asset region: Europe.
    Size: EUR 150m.
    Closing date: 2017-03-08.

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    Asset class: All/large Cap Equity.
    Asset region: Indian.
    Size: $200m.
    Closing date: 2017-03-13.

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