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2019 – THE YEAR IN REVIEW

With the year coming to a close, Joseph takes a look at 2019 in terms of some of the movements we saw in the ASX/300 and its constituents. We enter 2020 vastly different to how we started 2019, with the ASX/300 having rallied 19 per cent as of 12 December (and 24 per cent including dividends).

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December 12, 2019

IMDEX a true innovator – how is technology leading growth?

By Gary Rollo

  IMDEX Limited (ASX:IMD) is a mining services company with solid leverage to gold exploration and development activity. The key attraction for us is the strong IP within the business. Incoming Chief Executive Officer, Paul House shares the exciting pipeline of new technologies.
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December 10, 2019

A step change for Adairs

By Dominic Rose

As small cap investors, we are constantly seeking money-making opportunities arising from change events. We look for the emergence of specific structural or cyclical factors which have the potential to open up new markets, drive earnings higher or alter market perceptions about business quality or valuation.
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December 9, 2019

Uniti Continues to Unify at an Electrifying Pace (Part 2)

By David Buckland

Adelaide-based telecommunications company Uniti Wireless (ASX: UWL) is continuing its spending spree with additional acquisitions that has seen the market capitalisation grow from $33 million to the current $555 million. A staggering increase of $522 million in just nine-months! In my last blog, I wrote “Forecast Revenue and EBITDA for Fiscal 2020 is $57. 3 million and $16.
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November 28, 2019

What did we learn from the Telstra investor day?

By Tim Kelley

On 27 November Telstra (ASX:TLS) held an investor day to update shareholders and other stakeholders on progress in respect of the T22 strategy.   What new information did we glean from the update? As readers will know, Telstra is a significant holding in The Montgomery Fund and a company we follow with interest.
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December 18, 2019
WHITE PAPERS

Part II: Low rates, assets inflate

By Andrew Macken

Since the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) in 2008, central bankers worldwide have pursued expansionary monetary settings to buoy tepid economic growth by cutting policy rates and buying government bonds. As a result, low interest rates have been a fact of life in large developed economies for the past decade – and counting.
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December 3, 2019
WHITE PAPERS

Part I: Low rates, assets inflate

By Andrew Macken

Across the developed world, historically low interest rates are the new normal – not just temporary. Our latest Whitepaper points to five structural reasons driving this change. Although low rates are highly advantageous for those with an ability to buy assets, they come with some strong downsides.
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October 21, 2019

Why you need to include cybersecurity in your investment thesis

By Andreas Lundberg

According to the Australian Government’s Cyber Security Review, cybercrime is costing the nation up to $1 billion annually in direct costs alone. And the costs are rising. Clearly, it’s time for investors to factor the risk, and potential impact, of cyberattacks on the businesses they invest in.
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January 17, 2020

Montaka’s fourth quarter update

By Andrew Macken

  In this video Andrew shares a summary of Montaka’s Q4 2019 letter to investors. Discussing the view that the world is favourable for equities at the moment with monetary policies highly accommodative around the world. Andrew also shares a holding in the portfolio – Floor & Decor.
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January 13, 2020

What should we expect from the big four banks in 2020?

By Stuart Jackson

  In this week’s video insight Stuart reviews the banks performance in 2019. The banks have endured a turbulent few of years and 2019 was no different, generating a total return of 9. 5 per cent for the calendar year, less than half that of the broader market return of 23. 8 per cent.
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December 18, 2019

Infrastructure assets for the digital economy – Data Centres

By Gary Rollo

  Technology was once a major competitive advantage for large companies, today that’s no longer the case, smaller companies can now compete on a level technology playing field thanks to Cloud Computing and the Digital Economy.   It’s why we believe that small companies represent an attractive area for investing.
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December 16, 2019

2019 – the year in review

By Joseph Kim

With the year coming to a close, I thought it would be interesting to look at 2019 in terms of some of the movements we saw in the ASX300 and its constituents.
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Media Clips

January 21, 2020

What the fundies like (and don't) for 2020

By Gary Rollo

Mark Draper published an article for the Australian Financial Review which shares eight investment ideas to kickstart 2020. Included in the eight is Gary’s view on EML Payments, a structural growth fintech. Here’s why we like it. Read here.
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January 16, 2020

Sweet spot helping bull market rampage

By Roger Montgomery

In this article for Firstlinks, Roger discusses whether we will see a continuation of the bull market in 2020 with higher prices and expanding price/ earnings ratios. Read here.
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January 14, 2020

What could wreck markets in 2020?

By Roger Montgomery

As we begin the new decade, market conditions seem rosy after stellar results for calendar year 2019. Policymakers remain supportive and market commentators are predicting another good year for equities. So what could go wrong? In this exclusive article for Livewire Roger discuss how investors protect themselves from risks. Read here.
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Provides the opportunity to benefit from both the gains of extraordinary businesses and the declines of deteriorating businesses through a global equity active extension strategy, which has the potential to significantly outperform the broader equities market over time. Seeks to generate double-digit annual average returns, net of fees. Daily priced.
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