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You're over-egging the situation in my opinion. There is a cash flow statement included in the Andrews Sykes (LON:ASY) announcement; what you're quibbling about is the lack of a reconciliation from operating profit to operating cash flow, which the vast majority of companies disclose as a note at the back of the accounts rather than as part of the primary cash flow statement. And given…

Tim, You're not the only person to have raised the issue of Mr Murray's age and majority ownership of Andrews Sykes (LON:ASY). The point seems to come up as a negative whenever the company is discussed and as a shareholder of around 3 years' standing that's a risk I've been prepared to accept for now. However your post has prompted me to look back at…

It does seem odd that Burford Capital (LON:BUR) 'fair value' their investments and claim they are required to do so, whereas IMF Bentham do not, and neither do Litigation Capital Management (LON:LIT), who claim it as a positive that they do not fair value, e.g. this from their admission document: As far as I can work out, this situation arises because Burford Capital (LON:BUR) (as…

There were other ways of incentivising the PLT sellers which didn't involve giving away a third of the fastest growing brand in exchange for peanuts. In hindsight (and perhaps even at the time), that arrangement represented a colossal destruction of value for shareholders, which sticks in the craw somewhat given the 'related party' nature of that transaction.

If alternative subscription models are in the pipeline to enable editorial access without full data access then it seems bonkers to introduce those alternatives after you've shut out all the non-subscribers.It's like the powers that be are driving away a significant minority of the audience, only to hope they don't find their own non-Stockopedia alternatives that stop them from coming back at some undetermined point…

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