Tern plc* (TERN.L, 14.35p/£50.5m) Portfolio update: Strategic investment for Device Authority from global player (02.12.21) | Mirada plc* (MIRA.L, 74p/£6.6m) Interims: Return to growth; expansion of sales pipeline (02.12.21) | Blackbird plc* (BIRD.L, 28.75p/£96.9m) Update: Additional US TV stations secured (03.12.21) | Mobile Tornado plc* (MBT.L, 1.875p/£7.1m) Update: Notice from customer (01.12.21)
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CloudCoCo Group plc* (CLCO.L, 1.95p/£13.8m) Acquisitions: Transformational acquisitions fit 'get bigger' strategy (20.10.21) | Blackbird plc* (BIRD.L, 32.5p/£109.6m) Product launch: 'Powered by Blackbird' licensing solution (21.10.21) | Starcom plc* (STAR.L, 1.225p/£4.7m) Update: Signs of revival and additional funding (22.10.21)
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Blackbird has delivered a strong set of first half results, hot on the heels of a landmark deal post period, its first ‘Powered by Blackbird’ licencing contract. H121 revenue grew by 21% to a record £867k, despite the adverse dollar impact. The gross margin was maintained at 90.4% and cash burn only marginally increased (by £97k), despite investment in sales and R&D, leaving net cash at £5.7m. Management reiterated they are well funded to break even. Numerous new partnership deals have been anno
Companies: Blackbird PLC
Blackbird plc* (BIRD.L, 38.0p/£128.1m) First OEM licensing deal (07.09.21) | CAP-XX Ltd* (CPX.L, 6.15p/£31.3m) Contract win: Selected for Spire's Health Tag (07.09.21) | Newmark Security plc* (NWT.L, 21.75p/£76.5m) Finals: Resilient performance; positive outlook (10.09.21)
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Petershill Partners, Expected Intention to Float on the London Stock Exchange. Petershill Partners, a leading investment group providing bespoke capital and strategic solutions to some of the world's best performing alternative asset management firms. Petershill Partners today comprises minority investments in 19 high-quality Partner-firms, previously held in private funds managed by Goldman Sachs Asset M
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CloudCoCo Group plc* (CLCO.L, 1.35p/£9.5m) Initiation: Challenging the incumbent UK IT providers (24.08.21) | Blackbird plc* (BIRD.L, 33.75p/£113.8m) Contract win: CBS Sports Digital secured (23.08.21) | Starcom plc* (STAR.L, 0.825p/£2.9m) Interims: Resilient performance, more positive outlook (27.08.21) | Tern plc* (TERN.L, 21.75p/£76.5m) Wyld Networks debt financing (25.08.21)
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Joiners: Orcadian Energy (ORCA.L), the North Sea focused, oil and gas development company, has joined AIM. The Company's key asset is the 100% interest in the Pilot oilfield, with audited proven and probable reserves of 78.8m barrels (audited by Sproule BV). Raised £33m at 40p. Mkt Cap £25.5m.
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South West Brands the multi-brand cannabidiol consumer goods company intends to float on the Main Market (Standard). Raising funds to contin
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Friday's market sell off saw some violent downward moves in many stocks with little initial differentiation between sectors or the key drivers of businesses, creating significant share price drops in a number of higher quality or uncorrelated names. We take a look at some stocks we believe have either seen an unwarranted sell-off, have seen weakness go under the radar or where there is now a more attractive opportunity.
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Trinistar Liverpool S.a r.L announces its potential listing of a newly formed single asset company which will own the Capital Building in Liverpool on the IPSX. Upon admission the Company would become a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Capital Building occupies close to a 3.5 acre freehold site in the centre of Liverpool’s business district; the building comprises c425,000 square feet of predominantly of
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Following inline H1 results, we view this morning's update on the Major Programme which has been in PEN's sights for a lengthy period as welcome in bringing greater clarity to this long-running situation. While this morning's update, though disappointing in confirming that PEN's opportunity within the overall Major Programme is less substantial than at one time seemed possible, is nonetheless positive in our view in (1) allowing the company to move its software-led strategy forward more aggressi
Companies: Pennant International Group plc
This has been a notable half for D4t4; its markets continue to recover from the pandemic, leading to a fine trading performance marked by a raft of new contract wins; management has been refreshed, with an experienced and dynamic new team taking the helm; the geographic expansion into the US and APAC continues; a stream of software updates will maintain Celebrus market leadership; a small consultancy acquisition hints at a more direct market approach in future; and the launch of the exciting fra
Companies: D4t4 Solutions plc
TPXimpact has released a very strong set of interims that were well ahead of our forecasts, and which firmly underpin our FY estimates. Revenues leapt +77% to £37.5m (DCe £33.9m) with organic growth of +21% fortified by acquisitions. Gross margin was down -4pts to 31% though this reflected a change in business mix and a temporary increase in use of contractors rather than wage inflation and the group expects to rebuild gross margin going forwards aided by the centralised recruitment benefits fro
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An in line H1 coupled with continued UK recovery since period end, improving activity levels in SecPay, increasing global opportunity and cost savings going forward give Eckoh “significant confidence” in achieving guided flat revenues and profits growth in FYMar22. Guidance for double digit revenues and profits remains for FY23 (no changes to our forecasts). While H1 continued to suffer from CV19-related drag it is encouraging that the UK business was back at pre-pandemic levels by September. In
Companies: Eckoh plc
GB Group (GBG) reported a strong performance in H122, with organic constant currency revenue growth of 12.6% y-o-y and an adjusted operating margin of 25.5%. The Acuant acquisition completed on 29 November and the group’s immediate focus is on combining the two companies and pushing forward with growth plans. Our forecasts are substantially unchanged.
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First Property announced interim results that underline the opportunity to grow rental income and capital values over the next 12 months. With cash to invest on behalf of both the Group and its fund management clients, there is scope for earnings growth. With capital values generally rising after the lockdown induced lows, we expect NAV expansion
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GENinCode's trading update details the progress the company has made since its IPO in July and lays out the key milestones investors should be watching for through 2022. Notably regulatory and commercial discussions are on-going in the US with the FDA and partner Eversana, respectively. In the UK commercial testing with Lipid inCode is expected to begin in the coming months which will be supported by an NHS research paper. Importantly, EU revenues (largely in Spain) have ‘increased in line with
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Dillistone, a supplier of software for the international recruitment industry, has announced that its recruitment software subsidiary Ikiru People has secured its largest new contract win since the restructuring of the business in January 2020. Interestingly, the contract replaces three legacy recruitment software applications developed by competitors, and thus represents a genuine and significant validation of the Dillistone's investment in the Infinity platform.
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Arcontech has announced that its trading performance is below current market expectations due to one customer reducing its market data spend with the company, and notification from another customer that it will not be renewing its contract from the start of H2 22. The two changes are unrelated and do not involve customers with Arcontech’s core MVCS server-side solution. They instead reflect one customer greatly scaling back its market data team and market data requirements, and a second choosing
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1H22 interims to September 2021 confirm the revenue and EBITDA guidance of the October 1st trading update, reporting EBITDA of £19.6m (£19.5m guidance, -6% vs 1H21) from revenue of £51.9m (guidance c£52m, -8% vs 1H21). Forecasts for revenue and EBITDA for FY22 and FY23 are unchanged, with mild upgrades to adj PBT (3% and 4%) and adj dil.EPS (4% and 4%) as first half performance amends forecasts for D&A. Cloud services of £46.1m (1H21: £50.3m, -8%) continued to dominate group revenue, within whic
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