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4th September 2018

In August, The MFM UK Primary Opportunities Fund returned -1.51% compared with -2.76% for the FTSE All Share. A quieter month for the Fund compared with July, which is to be expected during peak holiday season. Nevertheless we still participated in some interesting opportunities – primary placings in Jadestone Energy, IG Design and Arena Events....

22nd August 2018

In July, The MFM UK Primary Opportunities Fund returned 1.34% compared with 1.29% for the FTSE All Share. Whilst only a modest outperformance, this was a pleasing return given the out performance of the FTSE 100 compared with the Mid and Small Cap indices, which we are invariably overweight in. An exceptionally busy month for...

18th July 2018

In June, The MFM UK Primary Opportunities Fund returned 0.68% compared with -0.21% for the FTSE All Share. Another busy month for primary opportunities saw us participate in a number of attractive opportunities. We participated in primary placings in The Gym Group and Alliance Pharma and secondary placings in Standard Life Aberdeen, RBS, Hargreaves Lansdown...

1st December 2017

‘I only go to the office once or twice a week now,’ says RC Brown founder and chair Bob Brown. ‘I sometimes do my personal finances there because the broadband is faster and I can’t work my wife’s computer,’ he deadpans. Twenty-seven years on from the launch of the Bristol-based asset manager, Brown says he...

8th June 2017

Research firm Defaqto has named the most popular discretionary fund managers in its annual survey. This is the second Defaqto discretionary fund manager (DFM) service review, undertaken during August, September and October 2016. Focusing on high level issues, an online survey was conducted amongst adviser firms that have outsourced their client investment assets to third-party discretionary...

8th June 2017

Oliver Brown, R C Brown Investment Director and who also runs the MFM UK Primary Opportunities fund, has revealed the one UK share to come to market this year which he regarded as a ‘compelling’ investment. We have extensive experience in researching IPOs and institutional placing of shares, and this type of thinking and strategy...

7th November 2016

Whelan joins the Bristol-based wealth firm’s 10-strong team, working alongside chief executive Alan Beaney and head of managed funds Glenn Meyer. In his new role, Whelan will manage clients of RC Brown’s bespoke portfolio service, which runs more than £90 million in assets. Whelan worked for Ashcourt Rowan prior its acquisition by Towry, where he...

22nd August 2016

United Kingdom – 02 August 2016 – Today marks the highly awaited publication of Corporate LiveWire’s 2016 Global Fund Awards Guide. RC Brown Investment Management PLC – Discretionary Fund Management Firm of the Year – UK The Global Fund Awards is an international awards programme that recognises performance and service providers who support the global...

18th July 2016

Volatility presents opportunities for the brave to put a toe in the water. Britain’s unexpected vote to leave the EU has heightened market uncertainty and this is unlikely to abate anytime soon given the political vacuum this has caused. Markets as a consequence will take some time to settle down but this volatility presents opportunities...

4th April 2016

Discretionary manager RC Brown has launched a service to help wealth boutiques to get off the ground. The ‘incubator’ service will offer a temporary or permanent home for investment management start-ups which don’t have the money or infrastructure to get their businesses up and running swiftly. It is designed to remove the obstacles associated with...

15th December 2015

Award winning discretionary investment firm R C Brown have been named “Best for Tailored Portfolio Management Services – UK” and “Discretionary Fund Management Business of the Year – UK” by Wealth & Finance Magazine. The 2015 Finance Awards were developed to recognise and reward excellence, best practice and innovation in finance, and were open to...

24th September 2015

Bristol & Caterham based discretionary investment firm R C Brown have been recognised again for their outstanding Private Client portfolio proposition, by winning two more industry awards. They have won “Private Client Portfolio Manager of the Year – UK” in the Wealth & Money Management Awards, and “Discretionary Fund Management Firm of the Year –...

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