Indeed one of the big successes of the year was the continuing support that the institutions gave to the safer, well-managed, often under-valued companies
on AIM, even while the markets were having a difficult time.
However, veteran investors are also eyeing possible gains in the many under-valued companies
whose stock prices have been eroded in a falling market.
Half of them said they look for under-valued companies
Mr Major's role will be to provide leads to enable the firm to buy up under-valued companies
which will then be revamped and sold for huge profits.
Investments include distressed-debt portfolios, corporate restructurings, recapitalization of under-valued companies
, and the rehabilitation of real estate assets.
The directors, led by chief executive Mr Chris Miller, have tried to convince the City that they have turned the group into a venture capital fund, buying up under-valued companies
, turning them around and selling them off.
American Capital is opportunistic and utilizes a bottom-up fundamental investment strategy to find under-followed and under-valued companies
that American Capital believes will be well received by its broad institutional clientele as well as retail sales force.
The forward-thinking bank has come up with a new vehicle for management seeking to buy their under-valued companies
off the stock market.
Younger America is a holding Company that develops and acquires under-valued companies
that provide products to improve the quality of life without the use of potentially harmful drugs or chemicals.
Irwin Newman, Chairman and President of Younger America, has the company focused on acquiring and developing under-valued companies
that provide products to improve the quality of life without using potentially harmful drugs or chemicals.
Hugh Denison, and Brad Evans, CFA, attribute the continued success of the Value Fund to Heartland's 10 point investment selection process for identifying under-valued companies
with tremendous potential for long-term investment returns.
As specialists in the micro-cap and small-cap space, WSR has a proven track record of identifying under-valued companies
with promising futures.