Company Information

Board of directors

Richard Davidson, Chairman

Appointed to the Board on 18 December 2017, Richard Davidson is currently Chairman of Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust plc, Chair of the University of Edinburgh’s Investment Committee, and a Trustee of their staff pension scheme. Formerly, he was a partner and manager of the Macro Fund at Lansdowne Partners. Prior to that, he was a managing director and No. 1 ranked investment strategist at Morgan Stanley, where he worked for 15 years.

Ekaterina Thomson, Audit committee chairman

Appointed to the Board on 18 December 2017, Katya Thomson is a corporate finance, strategy and business development professional with over 25 years of experience with UK and European blue chip companies. She is a non-executive director of Henderson EuroTrust plc and AVI Japan Opportunity Trust plc (in both Trusts she is also chairman of the Audit Committee) and The New Carnival Company CIC. She is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Michael Phillips, Board member

Michael Phillips founded iimia Investment Group plc in 2001 (which became MAM Funds plc in 2010 and is now part of Premier Miton Group plc) and in a period of seven years built it into a group with funds under management and advice of over £2.8 billion. As chief executive he was responsible for the day to day operations of the Group until September 2008 when he left to pursue other interests. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment.

Hugh Van Cutsem, Board member

Hugh van Cutsem has worked in the investment company sector for over 20 years, starting his career at Cazenove. He is a founding partner of Kepler Partners LLP, a business that specialises in both the marketing of closed-end funds and the production of research on them. Kepler is also an asset management platform focused on the absolute return sector.

Company literature

Research & Documents

Press releases & announcements

2020Change year
Annual financial report
04.07.2019
Annual financial report
05.08.2015
Annual financial report
21.07.2014
Annual financial report
03.07.2013
Annual financial report
20.08.2012
Annual financial report
14.07.2011
Annual financial report
29.07.2010
Annual information update
22.07.2011
Blocklisting application
01.08.2018
Blocklisting application
20.07.2017
Blocklisting interim review
16.03.2020
Blocklisting interim review
16.09.2019
Blocklisting interim review
22.01.2018
Compliance with Market Abuse Regulation
12.06.2020
Compliance with Market Abuse Regulation
12.11.2019
Compliance with Market Abuse Regulation
24.05.2019
Compliance with Market Abuse Regulation
26.05.2017
Compliance with Model Code
04.05.2016
Appointment of new directors
19.12.2017
Directorate change
31.03.2010
Disclosure of home member state
26.02.2016
Half-yearly report
16.12.2019
Half-yearly report
20.12.2017
Half year report
07.01.2016
Half-yearly report
31.10.2015
Half year report
11.12.2014
Half year report
13.12.2013
Half year report
17.12.2012
Half year report
13.12.2011
Half year report
20.12.2010
Interim management statement
12.09.2014
Interim management statement
05.03.2014
Interim management statement
06.09.2013
Interim management statement
07.03.2013
Interim management statement
11.10.2012
Interim management statement
16.03.2012
Interim management statement
13.09.2011
Interim management statement
16.03.2011
Interim management statement
31.07.2010
Interim management statement
19.03.2010
Major interest in shares - JP Morgan Asset Management
20.04.2011
Major interest in shares - MAM funds
31.07.2012
Major interest in shares - Prudential
26.05.2017
Major interest in shares - Prudential
07.02.2017
Notice of AIFM depositary
22.07.2014
Notice of general meeting
23.01.2018
Notice of general meeting
07.08.2015
Results of AGM
12.09.2019
Results of AGM
05.10.2018
Results of AGM
19.09.2017
Results of AGM
30.09.2016
Results of AGM
24.09.2014
Results of AGM
27.09.2013
Results of AGM
27.09.2012
Results of AGM
28.09.2011
Results of AGM
30.09.2010
Results of general meeting
05.10.2018
Results of general meeting
10.09.2015
Voting rights and capital
01.07.2020
Voting rights and capital
01.06.2020
Voting rights and capital
01.05.2020
Voting rights and capital
03.06.2019
Change of adviser
21.08.2012
Change of company secretary and registered office
02.02.2016
Change of name
05.01.2016
Change of name
13.10.2010
Company update
23.07.2015
Director declaration - Mike Phillips
02.12.2014
Director shareholding - Hugh van Cutsem
09.10.2015
Director shareholding - Michael Phillips
07.04.2010
Director shareholding - Michael Phillips
19.02.2010
Director shareholding - Michael Phillips
05.01.2010
Final results
28.06.2017
Issue of equity
14.06.2018
Issue of equity
20.03.2018
Issue of equity
15.03.2018
Issue of equity
08.03.2018
Issue of equity
17.01.2018
Issue of equity
16.01.2018
Issue of equity
15.01.2018
Issue of equity
11.01.2018
Issue of equity
09.01.2018
Issue of equity
08.01.2018
Issue of equity
05.01.2018
Issue of equity
04.01.2018
Issue of equity
03.01.2018
Issue of equity
20.12.2017
Issue of equity
13.12.2017
Issue of equity
30.11.2017
Issue of equity
09.11.2017
Issue of equity
07.11.2017
Issue of equity
01.11.2017
Issue of equity
26.10.2017
Issue of equity
23.10.2017
Issue of equity
17.10.2017
Issue of equity
13.10.2017
Issue of equity
11.10.2017
Issue of ordinary shares
03.04.2020
Issue of ordinary shares
03.05.2019
Major interest in shares - Armstrong Investments
13.10.2016
Major interest in shares - Armstrong Investments
30.09.2016
Major interest in shares - Armstrong Investments
26.09.2016
Major interest in shares - Armstrong Investments
25.07.2016
Major interest in shares - Armstrong Investments
20.07.2016
Major interest in shares - Armstrong Investments
09.09.2014
Major interest in shares - Armstrong Investments
23.01.2014
Major interest in shares - Armstrong Investments
23.05.2013
Major interest in shares - Armstrong Investments
17.12.2012
Major interest in shares - Armstrong Investments
04.08.2011
Major interest in shares - CG Asset Management
02.03.2017
Major interest in shares - CG Asset Management
16.02.2017
Major interest in shares - CG Asset Management
03.02.2017
Major interest in shares - CG Asset Management
16.12.2016
Major interest in shares - CG Asset Management
22.11.2016
Major interest in shares - CG Asset Management
28.01.2013
Major interest in shares - CG Asset Management
23.06.2010
Major interest in shares - Charles Stanley
28.04.2016
Major interest in shares - Charles Stanley
15.04.2016
Major interest in shares - Charles Stanley
23.10.2013
Major interest in shares - Miton Group
14.05.2013
Major interest in shares - Philip J Milton & Company
06.09.2016
Major interest in shares - Philip J Milton & Company
17.02.2015
Major interest in shares - Philip J Milton & Company
07.06.2012
Major interest in shares - Premier Fund Managers
12.07.2017
Major interest in shares - Premier Fund Managers
28.06.2017
Major interest in shares - Premier Fund Managers
09.05.2017
Major interest in shares - Premier Fund Managers
15.02.2017
Major interest in shares - Premier Fund Managers
18.11.2016
Major interest in shares - Premier Fund Managers
19.07.2016
Major interest in shares - Premier Fund Managers
24.05.2016
Major interest in shares - Premier Fund Managers
10.08.2015
Major interest in shares - Premier Fund Managers
18.06.2015
Major interest in shares - Premier Fund Managers
20.02.2015
Major interest in shares - Premier Fund Managers
29.01.2015
Major interest in shares - Premier Fund Managers
23.09.2014
Major interest in shares - Premier Fund Managers
20.02.2014
Major interest in shares - Rath Dhu
14.10.2016
Major interest in shares - Rath Dhu
10.06.2014
Major interest in shares - Rath Dhu
09.07.2013
Major interest in shares - Schroders
20.01.2016
Major interest in shares - Seven Investment Management
16.06.2017
Major interest in shares - Seven Investment Management
01.06.2017
Major interest in shares - Seven Investment Management
26.05.2017
Major interest in shares - Seven Investment Management
22.05.2017
Major interest in shares - Seven Investment Management
21.07.2016
Notice of EGM
05.08.2015
Notification of major holdings - Premier Fund Managers
20.04.2018
Notification of major holdings - Premier Fund Managers
14.02.2018
Notification of major holdings - Premier Fund Managers
17.10.2017
Notification of major holdings - Premier Fund Managers
31.08.2017
Notification of major holdings - Prudential
10.01.2018
Notification of major holdings - Prudential
03.11.2017
Notification of major holdings - Prudential
11.10.2017
Notification of major holdings - Prudential
16.08.2017
Notification of major holdings - Prudential
19.07.2017
Notification of major holdings - Rathbone Investment Management
11.01.2018
Notification of major holdings - Schroders
20.07.2017
Notification of major holdings - Standard Life Aberdeen
31.08.2017
Notification of major holdings - Standard Life Aberdeen
18.08.2017
Notification of transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities
17.04.2020
Notification of transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities
15.04.2020
Portfolio update
04.11.2016
Portfolio update
31.07.2016
Portfolio update
31.05.2016
Portfolio update
02.02.2016
Portfolio update
31.10.2015
Portfolio update
03.02.2015
Portfolio update
06.11.2014
Portfolio update
05.08.2014
Portfolio update
06.05.2014
Portfolio update
06.02.2014
Portfolio update
01.11.2013
Portfolio update
02.08.2013
Portfolio update
03.05.2013
Portfolio update
04.02.2013
Portfolio update
09.11.2012
Portfolio update
02.08.2012
Portfolio update
02.05.2012
Portfolio update
02.02.2012
Portfolio update
02.11.2011
Portfolio update
02.08.2011
Portfolio update
05.05.2011
Portfolio update
02.02.2011
Portfolio update
02.11.2010
Portfolio update
03.08.2010
Portfolio update
05.05.2010
Portfolio update
02.02.2010
Posting of general meeting notice
10.08.2015
Major interest in shares - Ignis Investment Services
03.07.2014
Major interest in shares - Ignis Investment Services
02.07.2014
Major interest in shares - Ignis Investment Services
23.12.2011
Major interest in shares - Midas Capital
10.05.2010
Major interest in shares - Rathbone Brothers
25.02.2015
Issue of equity
16.01.2018
Publication of circular to convene a general meeting
12.09.2018
Publication of circular to convene a general meeting
23.01.2018
Director shareholding - Ekaterina Thomson
16.09.2019
Director shareholding - Ekaterina Thomson
07.03.2018
Director shareholding - Richard Davidson
17.07.2019
Director shareholding - Richard Davidson
12.03.2018
Fact sheet announcement
22.06.2020
Fact sheet announcement
14.05.2020
Fact sheet announcement
17.03.2020
Fact sheet announcement
13.02.2020
Fact sheet announcement
21.01.2020
Fact sheet announcement
12.12.2019
Fact sheet announcement
18.11.2019
Fact sheet announcement
16.08.2019
Fact sheet announcement
18.07.2019
Fact sheet announcement
14.06.2019
Fact sheet announcement
20.05.2019
Fact sheet announcement
12.04.2019
Fact sheet announcement
14.03.2019
Fact sheet announcement
12.02.2019
Fact sheet announcement
18.05.2018
Data privacy letter
28.06.2018
Realisation opportunity and associated matters
01.10.2018
Realisation opportunity and associated matters
11.09.2018
Director declaration - Richard Davidson
25.01.2019
Market purchase of company's own shares
06.07.2020
Market purchase of company's own shares
24.06.2020
Market purchase of company's own shares
20.05.2020
Market purchase of company's own shares
06.05.2020
Market purchase of company's own shares
01.05.2020
Market purchase of company's own shares
09.03.2020
Market purchase of company's own shares
14.11.2019
Market purchase of company's own shares
17.07.2019
Consent to electronic communications
22.07.2019
Director Declaration - Michael Phillips
12.12.2019
Transfer of Alternative Investment Fund Manager
27.04.2020
Disclosure of Rights Attached to Ordinary Shares
01.05.2020
Notification and public disclosure of transaction
11.06.2020

Financial calendar

30 April
  • Company's year end.
June/July
  • Annual results announced.
September/October
  • Annual General Meeting.
31 October
  • Company's half-year end.
December
  • Half-Yearly results announced.

Company advisers

Company Secretary

  • Frostrow Capital LLP
  • 25 Southampton Buildings
  • London WC2A 1AL
  • Telephone: 020 3008 4910
  • Email: info@frostrow.com
  • Website: www.frostrow.com

Alternative Investment Fund Manager

  • Premier Portfolio Managers Limited
  • Eastgate Court, High Street, Guildford
  • Surrey GU1 3DE

Investment Manager

  • Miton Asset Management Limited
  • 6th Floor
  • Paternoster House
  • 65 St Paul’s Churchyard
  • London EC4M 8AB
  • Telephone: 020 3714 1525
  • Website: www.mitongroup.com

Independent Auditor

  • PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
  • 2 Glass Wharf
  • Bristol BS2 0FR

Registered Office

  • 6th Floor, Paternoster House
  • 65 St Paul’s Churchyard
  • London EC4M 8AB

Stockbroker

  • Numis Securities Limited
  • The London Stock Exchange Building
  • 10 Paternoster Square
  • London EC4M 7LT

Depositary and Custodian

  • The Bank of New York Mellon (International) Limited
  • One Canada Square
  • London E14 5AL

Registrar and Transfer Office

  • Link Asset Services
  • The Registry
  • 34 Beckenham Road
  • Beckenham
  • Kent BR3 4TU

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