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A quartet of small-cap buys

Simon Thompson

Simon Thompson
A quartet of small-cap buys

It would appear that I am not the only one who has been impressed by the track record of Aim-traded private equity investment company Oakley Capital Investments (OCL: 166p). In fact, the company has just placed 78.8m new shares at 165p each with new and existing investors to raise £130m to exploit co-investment opportunities alongside the Oakley private equity funds it has substantial interests in. City heavyweights Ruffer, Invesco Asset Management, Woodford Investments and Sarasin & Partners have subscribed for almost 80 per cent of the new shares. It's a substantial fundraising as it increases Oakley's share capital by about two-thirds and gives the company a market capitalisation of £323m.

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