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

ShareSoc Responds to the LSE’s AIM Discussion Paper

On 11th July, the London Stock Exchange published a discussion paper (AIM Notice 46) with suggestions for modifications to the AIM rules and handbooks. We are pleased that the...

Government delivers a damp squib on executive pay

Press Release 97 – Joint Press Release from UKSA and ShareSoc Bizarre move to publish register of pay offenders managed by non-independent industry fund manager body the Investment Association Positive...

Organisations Applaud EU Proposal For A Pan-European Personal Pension (Pepp)

Press Release 96 SHARESOC AND UKSA, ALONG WITH BETTER FINANCE, APPLAUD EU PROPOSAL FOR A PAN-EUROPEAN PERSONAL PENSION (PEPP) TO DEFUSE THE TICKING PENSIONS TIME BOMB, AND URGE THE...

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Latest Blogs

Response to Financing Growth Review

The Government is currently consulting on “Financing Growth in Innovative Firms” (otherwise known as the Patient Capital Review). It covers the perceived problems in building world-beating companies from a...

Foresight 4 VCT – Big Changes Needed at the AGM

ShareSoc recommends that shareholders vote against the re-election of Raymond Abbott and Michael Gray and against the re-appointment of KPMG. (NOTE: If you have already voted in favour, its not...

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Recent AGM Reports

TrakM8 AGM REPORT 2017

It is a tad unusual for a company to hold its AGM in a public car park. But TrakM8 (TRAK), which provides telematic solutions to the transport and insurance...

Albion Venture VCT (AAVC) AGM 2017

This year’s Albion Venture VCT AGM was held on Monday (August 14th 2017) starting at 11.00. The venue was the same as the previous seven AGMs: The City of...

EDGE Performance VCT

This VCT continues to be plagued by a number of problems from an investor’s perspective, including high costs, a disappointing NAV, and opacity, and there is unfortunately little sign...

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Latest Newsletters

September 2017

Editorial, Vested Interests Win a Battle…but We Will Win the War!, Government delivers a damp squib on executive pay, Another Fat Cat Payoff at Hunting, The Internet of Things...

August Summer Special 2017

Editorial, VCT Investors Group Campaign, Help Improve Annual Reports, National Grid and Electric Cars, Leon Boros: Anchors Aweigh in Omaha, AIM Rules Review, Performance Fees – Don’t You Just...

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