Vela Technologies is an investing company focused on early stage and preIPO long-term disruptive technology investments. There are currently 12 investments in the portfolio which either have developed ways of utilising technology or developing technology with a view to disrupting the businesses or sector in which they operate.
Companies: Vela Technologies plc
Bracken Trading — The Group undertakes its main trade of lending as well as electricity generation through the operation of two solar farms. Admission on the 09/09/2019
WORLD HIGH LIFE—The Investment Vehicle is to identify investment opportunities and acquisitions in legal Medicinal Cannabis, Hemp and CBD wellness sectors. The Company has raised £2,398,309 through three issues of Ordinary Shares to private subscribers.
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ReAssure Group plc - The Group is a leading closed book life insurance consolidator in the United Kingdom with 4.3m policies, £68.7 billion of assets under administration on a Post-L&G Illustrative Basis. It is considering a premium listing segment of the main market. Reinsurance giant Swiss Re has suspended plans for a £3.3bn London stock market flotation of its subsidiary ReAssure, blaming "heightened caution" among investors. Voyager AIR The Company will focus on the acquisition, leasing and
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ReAssure Group plc - The Group is a leading closed book life insurance consolidator in the United Kingdom with 4.3m policies, £68.7 billion of assets under administration on a Post-L&G Illustrative Basis. It is considering a premium listing segment of the main market.
Voyager AIR The Company will focus on the acquisition, leasing and management of primarily widebody aircraft, with asset management services to be provided by Amedeo Limited he IPO will comprise a Placing and Offer for Subscriptio
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Network International Holdings—Potential Intention to Float— leading enabler of digital commerce across the Middle East and Africa region, operating across over 50 highly underpenetrated payment markets that contain a total population of 1.5 bn. 2018 rev $298m, underlying EBITDA $152m.
Techniplas –global producer and support services company providing highly engineered and technically complex components, making the supply chain to original equipment manufacturers more efficient. FYDec17 rev
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Litigation Capital Management—provider of litigation financing and ancillary services, moving from ASX (ASX:LCA) to AIM. Offer TBC. Due 18 Dec. Mkt Cap A$64m.
Crossword Cybersecurity PLC* (NEX:CCS)—the technology commercialisation company focusing exclusively on the cyber security sector is investigating the possibility of AIM admission. The Company is proposing to raise up to £2.25 million before the end of December, conditional on Admission.
Manolete Partners—leading UK insolvency litig
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Cradle Arc—holding company of a group of companies focused on the exploration and development of precious and base metals projects in Africa. Offer raising £2.4m with market cap of £20.25m. Expected 10 Jan 2018
Eqtec—Company with access to a proprietary advanced gasification technology used in industrial size power plants to convert waste into synthetic gas to generate electricity. Raising £1.6m. Mkt Cap £25m. Due 28 Dec 2017.
Volex VLX.L—The global provider of cable assemblies is proposing to
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Erris Resources PLC—a mineral exploration and development company currently focused on two geographic areas. Offer TBC, expected 21 December 2017
CIP Merchant Capital—Closed ended investment Company. Sector focus oil & gas, healthcare, pharma, and real estate. Offer TBA. Due 21 Dec
Panthera Resources— The Company was established to act as a holding company for Indo Gold Limited, an unlisted Australian registered company. The Company aims to explore and develop gold assets in India and West Afr
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K3 Capital Group—Schedule 1 from the Group of business and company sales specialists across business transfer, business brokerage and corporate finance. Admission date and fundraise details TBC.
Integumen— Schedule 1 from the personal health company developing and commercialising technology and products for the human integumentary system. Raising £2.16m at 5p. Expected market cap £8.16m. Admission expected 5 April.
Sentinel—Investment company expecting NEX admission/introduction on 24 March. £
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Physiomics* (PYC.L) | Joules Group (JOUL.L) | Premier Asset Management Group (PAM.L) | Evgen Pharma (EVG.L) | Sigma Capital (SGM.L) | Caledonia Mining (CMCL.L) | Omega Diagnostics Group (ODX.L) | Vela Technologies (VELA.L) | Morses Club (MCL.L) | Hummingbird Resources (HUM.L)
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TMT Investments * (TMT.L) | Milestone Group * (MSG.L) | Venn Life Sciences* (VENN.L) | AB Dynamics (ABDP.L) | Vela Technologies (VELA.L) | Digital Globe Services (DGS.L) |Watkin Jones (WJG.L) | easyHotel (EZH.L) | Finn Aust Mining (FAM.L) | Volga Gas (VGAS.L)
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Tremor has announced the complementary $14.7m acquisition of Spearad, which is a global Connected TV (CTV) ad server and media management platform. It enables broadcasters and TV content companies to deliver seamless TV-like ad experiences in CTV and OTT environments, through a platform that can centrally manage and optimise both direct-sold and programmatic CTV campaigns. The Spearad platform will be integrated into Unruly’s Supply Side Platform (SSP), and enable Tremor to offer new and existin
Companies: Tremor International Ltd.
Tremor has announced a global and exclusive strategic partnership with VIDAA, which is a smart TV operating system and content platform with a reach of c20m smart TVs both in the US and internationally. VIDAA is preinstalled on most TVs manufactured by Hisense and integrated into several other premium OEMs, such as Toshiba, and the partnership will enable Tremor to gain exclusive access to VIDAA’s Automatic Content Recognition (ACR) data from 1 May 2022. The integration of the data into Tremor’s
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Devolver Digital to join AIM, an award-winning digital video games publisher and developer in the indie games space. Recently awarded indie 'Publisher of the Year 2021' by GamesIndustry.biz. Offer TBA. Due early Nov.
Life Science REIT to join AIM raising up to £100m. This will be the first London listed real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on UK life science properties providing investors with exposure
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Q1 21 was characterised by opposing trends at ITV Studios and advertising. Revenue recovered at ITV Studios (+9%), while advertising decreased (-6%) due to a high comparative last year and continuing COVID-19 restrictions in the UK. Total advertising revenue turned favourably in March 2021 (+8%) and the positive trend was confirmed in April 2021 and until the end of H1 21 (+26% estimated vs -20% in H1 20).
Companies: ITV PLC
Reach’s interims were strongly ahead of SCM estimates for H1 sales and EBITDA, by 5% and 4% respectively. Digital sales (23%/revs) grew 43% y/y to £69m supported by 150% y/y growth in unique registrations to 6.7m, whilst underlying Print decline decelerated to just -5% y/y (H2’20: -18%; H1’20: 20%) as weaker comparatives were lapped. The Group has posted positive sales growth for the first time in a number of years, rising +3% y/y (like-for-like) to £302.3m, and delivering AOP of £68.9m (Margins
Companies: Reach plc
CentralNic’s H1 organic growth has accelerated to 20% in H1 2021 from 9% in 2020, as the Online marketing division goes from strength-to-strength and as the Direct and Indirect divisions benefit from the company’s investments in growth. The company has upgraded its full year profit guidance to “at least at the upper end of market expectations” from “comfortably in line with market expectations”. We raise our 2021 revenue from $348m to $355m and see earnings upgrade potential.
Companies: CentralNic Group Plc
S4 Capital has reported hugely impressive H1 results that were ahead of our expectations. Gross Profit almost doubled to £236.7m, comfortably ahead of DCe and company budgets. LFL growth in the 'super strong' half was +49%, with an acceleration from +33% in Q1 to an astonishing +66% in Q2 against the CV19 trough comparative. This stellar growth rate has continued into the current quarter, with LFL growth of >50% in July and S4 Capital has raised its FY LFL guidance from 35% to 40%, the third inc
Companies: S4 Capital plc
CAP-XX Ltd* (CPX.L, 5.8p/£29.5m) Finals: Sales order book up more than 160% (29.09.21) | MTI Wireless Edge Ltd* (MWE.L, 70p/£62.0m) Contract win: MTI Summit secures multi-year customer agreement (30.09.21) | Mirada plc* (MIRA.L, 65p/£5.8m) Finals: Considerable pipeline of sales opportunities (29.09.21)
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Arrow Global has left the Main Market following a takeover.
St Peter Port Capital has left AIM after entering a solvent members' voluntary liquidation of the Company.
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Light Science Tech Holdings, the controlled environment agriculture technology and contract electronics manufacturing Group to join AIM. Raising £5m. Expected mkt cap £17.4m. Due 15 Oct.
Harmony Energy Income Trust to join the Specialist Fund Segment of the Main M
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Pearson shares are down 12% this morning following the publication of the group’s 9-month trading update. The drop in Higher Education has dampened investors’ confidence.
Companies: Pearson PLC
Q3 revenues were better than expected, up by 10.3% yoy and lfl.
The Canal+ group, whose revenues were flat in Q3 2020, recorded a solid and better-than-expected 6.5% growth in Q3 2021 thanks to the international activities and Studiocanal. Havas’ revenue grew by 20.7% yoy and lfl – also a good performance in that it represents growth of 4.8% over two years jumping the Covid year.
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