Woodford Investment Management

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Neil Woodford takes another hit as value of one his top investments is written down

The Woodford Patient Capital Trust has had to write-down the value of its stake in Industrial Heat – a controversial energy firm also backed by Brad Pitt...

1 day, 16 hours ago

Battle of the investment trusts: Smithson versus Woodford Patient Capital

Fund managers Terry Smith and Neil Woodford both set up their own investment houses but have enjoyed markedly contrasting times in 2019 ...

1 week, 4 days ago

Burford Capital's mojo not working after Muddy Waters short attack

The US hedge fund accuses the litigation funding outfit of “Enron-esque” accounting and “egregiously misrepresenting” its returns...

2 weeks, 4 days ago

Woodford Equity Income fund to remain frozen until December

Woodford, who has continued to charge fees on the suspended fund, told investors yesterday that he was “extremely sorry for putting you in this situation”...

3 weeks, 5 days ago

Woodford Patient Capital board in talks about dumping Neil Woodford as manager

Neil Woodford has also sold 1.75mln shares in the investment trust...

3 weeks, 6 days ago

Woodford's reverse-Midas touch set to continue as BenevolentAI faces valuation plunge

BenevolentAI, which is a major investment for more than one of Woodford's funds, will see its valuation drop when it next raises money, according to reports...

on 8/7/19

Woodford Equity Income fund remains frozen indefinitely

Even though fund remains suspended, Woodford Investment Management continues to charge fees to investors ...

on 2/7/19

Neil Woodford's Patient Capital Trust to cut debt and refresh board

Woodford Patient Capital Trust hopes to be “generally operating ungeared” within 12 months ...

on 28/6/19

New funds will allow long-term investments without Woodford-like liquidity problems

Investment Association is to unveil a new long-term asset type that would allow investors to only make redemptions during certain windows during the year such as monthly or quarterly...

on 24/6/19

Woodford's can of worms: what next for investors, the funds and the industry?

Chief financial regulator Andrew Bailey said on Tuesday that he will “look into” the practice of fund platforms recommending buy-lists of favoured funds to their customers...

on 12/6/19

Neil Woodford's Patient Capital Trust tries to soothe investors' concerns after shares plunge

Woodford Patient Capital Trust said the fallout from the suspension of the Equity Income Fund had not affected its “operational performance”....

on 10/6/19

Hargreaves lands down as fallout from Woodford fund crisis sparks FCA into action

Growing crisis at Woodford Investment Management saw wealth manager St James's Place terminate its £3.5bn mandate to manage funds for its clients...

on 6/6/19

Neil Woodford's fall from grace: Where it went wrong for the famed stock-picker

Woodford has made some bad investment calls: Provident Financial, Capita, Circassia Pharmaceuticals and Allied Minds...

on 4/6/19

Neil Woodford suspends trading in flagship fund after investor withdrawals

Woodford is the biggest investor in contractor Kier Group PLC (LON:KIE), which saw its share price plunge more than 40% on Monday ...

on 4/6/19

Neil Woodford's Woodford Patient Capital Trust delivers 6.7% growth in NAV in 2018

Neil Woodford said the trust has encouraged its portfolio companies to remain private for "as long as possible"...

on 5/4/19

Neil Woodford shuffles block of unquoted investments between funds

Patient Capital will acquire stakes in Atom Bank, Carrick Therapeutics, Cell Medica, RateSetter and Spin Memory from Woodford Equity Income...

on 1/3/19
Retail & consumer

Thomas Cook sees late rally but commentators still expect travel firm be demoted from FTSE 250 index following quarterly reshuffle

Thomas Cook shares edged up 0.5% to 23.76, having recovered from an earlier slide which took the stock to a low of 19.69p, a near 60% drop over the past five sessions since the group issued a profit warning...

on 5/12/18

Neil Woodford's Patient Capital Trust portfolio firm Ultrahaptics raises £35mln in funding round

Ultrahaptics is expected to be valued at more than £150mln after the funding round and is considering a public listing. ...

on 3/12/18
Industry & services

Christmas spirit could be lacking for Royal Mail as ejection from FTSE 100 index beckons once again

Christmas might be Royal Mail’s busiest time of the year but a shock profit warning from its new chief executive Rico Back in October wiped out 20% of the postal firm’s market value, making the group a shoo-in for another demotion...

on 3/12/18

Trio of deals for Woodford Patient Capital's portfolio

Immunocore, which accounts for 5.06% of the WPCT portfolio, will receive up to US$100mln in milestone payments...

on 19/11/18

Woodford Patient Capital rallies as cold fusion play heats up

Industrial Heat is now worth US$112.9mln, or a 357% rise compared to its previous valuation...

on 21/9/18

Woodford will be hoping Sensyne Health can provide some remedy to his flagging funds

The star fund manager has endured a difficult time with his various funds since setting up his own firm in 2014; can Sensyne Health, which joins AIM tomorrow, provide some respite?...

on 16/8/18
Retail & consumer

Cancer biotech company Autolus Therapeutics raises US$150mln in IPO

The IPO price was at the upper end of the US$15 to US$17 range...

on 22/6/18

Neil Woodford’s star slightly tarnished after Woodford Patient Capital Trust relegated from FTSE 250

The fund, which listed in April 2015 after an offering of 800mln shares at 100p each has dropped below that level over the past year reflecting disappointing performances from some of its portfolio...

on 1/6/18

Liberum upgrades Provident Financial as dust settles from FCA investigation

“The two major risks facing PFG were the outcome of the FCA’s investigation into ROP and a potential funding gap. These have now been neutralised and the group can focus on recovery,” said the broker...

on 2/3/18