NEWS

wpe68b4667_05_06This page contains news from ShareSoc that is of interest to private investors including all of our past press releases and responses to consultations (look under “Latest News”).  The latest announcements are at the top of the list.  The right hand side of the page also shows our latest Blog posts (with a link to our full blog) for more topical news and comment and our recent Twitter tweets can be seen below. Our regular newsletters (see Newsletters) also contain some news items and more in-depth analyses. Don’t forget to join ShareSoc, if you have not already done so, so that you can receive those newsletters when they are issued.

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Latest News

Unilever abandons its plans. ANOTHER VICTORY FOR INDIVIDUAL SHAREHOLDERS

This morning 5 October Unilever announced it had abandoned its plans, so there is no longer any need to vote. What good news this is. It is a triumph for all those...

Joint UKSA-ShareSoc Letter in the FT re Unilever Vote and UK Shareholder Disenfranchisement

  The letter, headed Complacency on Unilever vote may rebound on UK, said Sir, Neil Collins highlighted the importance of small investors in Unilever’s coming votes (Inside London, FT...

Response to FCA on Platforms Study Sep 2018

Press Release 106 – Joint Press Release from UKSA and ShareSoc on behalf of individual investors about the FCA Investment Platforms Market Study Interim Report In a hard-hitting response to...

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Latest Blogs

Alliance Trust Savings Sold

Alliance Trust (ATST) has sold its Alliance Trust Savings (ATS) subsidiary to privately-owned company Interactive Investor. The ATS investment platform was always a peculiar business for a traditional investment...

IPOs, Platforms, Growth Stocks and Shareholder Rights

I agreed with FT writer Neil Collins in a previous article when discussing the prospective IPO of Aston Martin (AML) – “never buy a share in an initial public offering”...

Patisserie Rescue Bid and Closing Accounts

It looks like Luke Johnson’s reputation will not be totally trashed after all after he announced a way for the company to be rescued today. It is proposed to...

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Recent AGM Reports

Enteq (AIM:NTQ) AGM 2018

Enteq is a supplier of, primarily, Measurement While Drilling (MWD) equipment to independent oil service companies. This equipment, which Enteq designs and manufactures is essential for directional drilling. I...

Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust Plc

On Friday 14th September Alex Lawson attended the 130th Annual General Meeting of the Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust at Janus Henderson’s London offices. With approx. 50 retail shareholders...

Albion Venture VCT (AAVC)

This year’s Albion Venture VCT AGM was held on Monday (August 13th 2018) starting at 11.00. The venue Manager’s presentation: For this year’s AGM there were around 25 ordinary...

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Latest Newsletters

October 2018

Editorial, Unilever, Return Versus Risk and Tips from Terry Smith, Time to open an account with AJ Bell?, It’s reporting season….and the accounting shenanigans are coming thick and fast!,...

September 2018

Editorial, Preventing Another Beaufort Debacle, Beaufort Client Campaign Update, Stock Lending – a clarification, Equity Release Mortgages Valuation Of Guarantees: Dowd Report, Shareholder voting – consumer platforms, Platform Service...

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