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June 2019 Fund Update – Price vs Value dichotomy in the Microcap and small cap equity markets

July 1, 2019
Carlos Gil

The Australian microcap and small cap equity markets have bifurcated, or to use biblical parlance the seas have split into two realms with very different market valuations. At one realm you have very fast-growing companies some of which are profitable, and others yet to makeContinue.

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Bitcoin, pricing dislocation and value investing

January 2, 2018

Price and value. Many investors think these two concepts are substitutable, but they are not. Each of these terms refer to two very different qualities. As value investors, Microequities believes that there can be large divergences between the two. These divergences, we call “pricing dislocations”.Continue.

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Microequities boss Carlos Gil buys businesses not shares: repost from afr

February 6, 2017

Written by Vesna Poljak /Photo by Brook Mitchell Carlos Gil knows that when a chief executive gets up at an annual meeting and says the macroeconomic environment was a problem for their company, that is a classic red flag for investors. The Microequities Asset Management founderContinue.

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High income yield and growth via microcap companies

October 17, 2016
Carlos Gil

Think of high yield or high income, and small caps and microcaps are probably not going to be the type of companies that would immediately come to mind. There is a good reason for that: almost every equity income fund in Australia is made ofContinue.

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How to identify investment ideas

September 28, 2016
Shuo Yang

This is the question most prospective investors of our managed funds and anyone interested in small cap investing ask us. Identifying investment ideas, whether it is ASX listed companies or global companies can come about many ways. It could be we stumble upon them byContinue.

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4 Reasons not to invest with Microequities

May 28, 2018
Adam Allcock

Over the years as a relationship manager, I have the unique vantage point of having heard almost every reason under the sun as to why people decide to either invest or not to invest in products ranging from Term Deposits to Managed Funds. Below I’veContinue.

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Microcaps offer phenomenal potential for long-term investors, but you need to do your research

September 11, 2017

REPOST FROM “STOCKHEAD” What is the attraction of microcaps compared to blue chips? It is not always easy to find deep-value opportunities in the top end because there are a lot of companies that are significantly over-priced. You have to be more discerning than everContinue.

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The irrational selling of rising microcaps and small caps

October 31, 2016
Sam Gutman

Some years ago, I had a relation of mine tell me he was selling some shares in a Microcap company he bought only six months earlier. I asked him what the reason for him selling was, and he responded that he made a 50% gainContinue.

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Managed funds vs. Passive funds in microcaps

October 5, 2016
Declan McLenaghan

Managed Funds vs Passive Funds in Microcaps – In recent years, there has been an enormous shift towards passive investing and index funds, supported by academics, investment practitioners, financial advisors, and assorted pundits. While we don’t know if they’re right for you (speak to yourContinue.

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Superloop set to buy bigair group raise 65m: repost from afr

September 23, 2016

Written by Sarah Thompson Anthony Macdonald Joyce Moullakis Bevan Slattery’s Superloop is set to acquire ASX-listed Bigair Group, sources told Street Talk on Tuesday. It’s understood Superloop will offer Bigair shareholders an all-scrip deal, or a cash and scrip alternative, both valuing the company at more than a 30Continue.

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