Wal King, An ICAC Exonerated Director And The Unusual Takeover Offer For Universal Coal

Every so often you see a corporate transaction that looks like its straight out of the 1980s. In those days you had loose regulations and highly leveraged entrepreneurs. Today the equivalent is the takeover of Universal Coal (ASX:UNV) by Terracom Limited (ASX:TER) which sees a private equity style takeover offer exploiting a regulatory loophole. And once again the real loser could be the vulnerable retail shareholder.

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Airlie Updates The Market On Their Current Stock Holdings

Airlie Portfolio Manager, Emma Fisher, discusses where the team sees value in 2020 and puts a spotlight on stocks including Mineral Resources, Suncorp and CSL. Emma also outlines where the fund is positioned in relation to the retail sector and in particular their holdings in Premier Investments and Nick Scali. With Westpac under pressure following the Austrac scandal, Emma discusses their view on Westpac and the bank industry as a whole.

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Global Equities: Markets And Opportunities

The rationale for investing globally is irrefutable, however, navigating and investing in an unpredictable world is easier said than done. In this video short video Scott Berg, portfolio manager for the T. Rowe Price Global Growth Equity Strategy looks at the industries that excite him over the next 10 years and explains why you should not apply a singular label to all emerging markets.

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