Simon Thompson 

Corporate activity to boost BP Marsh

Simon Thompson

Simon Thompson

I have had a results call this morning with Brian Marsh, chairman of insurance sector investment company BP Marsh & Partners (BPM:284p). It’s a company I know well, having first advised buying the shares at 88p ('Hyper value small-cap buy', 22 Jan 2012), and last reiterated that advice at 260p (‘Investment company watch’, 12 Feb 2018). It proved the right call as BP Marsh has just reported a 24 per cent increase in its net asset value (NAV) to £98.9m, or 339p a share, in the year to the end of January 2018.

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