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Overseas childhood, Mod Langs Uni, 25+ years M East banking, now shuttling between UK, US and Spain, trying to earn a more or less honest crust investing.

Mainly UK shares, predominantly oilies + 'special situations'.

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Hi all, Re £ Purplebricks, I'm not clear how expansion in the US would actually work ! They do things differently over there - with a requirement that you tie to a specific broker and with (from a UK perspective) eye-watering commissions - 5 to 6% is not uncommon. With that much money at stake, I'd have thought a domestic US wannabe internet-savvy estate agent…

Hi bestace, Q1 just reported was £ 120M, annualised = £500M, which means new capacity is already down to 6 x sales from the 10x in last Financial Year. If they continue at this rate, they'll be at (new) capacity quicker than you might think.... ATB

Hi all, As I read the RNS, the capex will covered from cashflow and the share offering is to maintain liquidity for future investments. "To enable the Group to be able to maintain a strong cash position that will enable it to take advantage of investment opportunities as they arise, approximately GBP50 million will be raised through the Placing of New Ordinary Shares and the…

Hi tournesol,From today's FT, the maker of upmarket mixers for alcoholic drinks, is to shift its strategy away from the tonic water that helped it more than double its profits last year to focus instead on products for the much larger dark spirits category.Tonics were the company’s best-selling and fastest-growing category last year in the UK, where Fever-Tree generates nearly half its revenues, spurred…

Hi all, Checked out Revolucion de Cuba Nottingham (1900 > 1945) and Revolution Loughborough (2100 for 10 mins) last night - Saturday. RdC was already heaving, which surprised us both. So good 'party' atmosphere with live music and hopefuls already dancing. Greeter said 45mins wait for a table. Some functions in private rooms. Decor very evocative/effective - took me straight to a Havana dive I…

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