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Top Tips for Assessing Direct Equity – Investment Series Pt 1

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Top Tips Investments Series Part 1 Over the next few weeks Dequity will provide a series of blogs of top tips for assessing investment opportunities. This is part 1 of a series of blogs to explain our assessment model a little more so that we […]

Top Tips for Assessing Direct Equity – Investment Series Pt 2

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Top Tips Investments Series Part 2 Dequity is providing a series of articles of top tips for assessing investment opportunities. This is part 2 of a series of blogs to explain our assessment model a little more so that we can help both investors and […]

Interest Rate Caps

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Interest Rate Caps on Consumer Loans We are currently in an interesting situation with regard to interest rate caps on consumer loans in Australia. Around 18 months ago, responsibility for overseeing consumer credit was moved from State Governments to the Federal Government. Over the period […]

Risk Management Exposed

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What Makes A Good Risk Manager? I was asked by the Chairman of a very large listed company a very straightforward question, “What is a good risk manager and what do they do?”.  Here’s what I thought he wanted to hear. My answer went along the […]

Business Turnaround

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How Do We Do It? We recently met with the owners of a business that had been making losses for a number of years. They had been holding on for a couple of years hoping to ride out the storm, not wanting to admit the […]

The Difference Between Debt & Equity

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Confused Between Debt & Equity? We have recently been approached to comment on the costs, benefits and risks of taking on additional debt or equity. Before going on to examine the specific questions we were asked, we need to quickly examine the difference between debt and […]

Risk Management Strategy Is Not Enough

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Do You Have One & Does It Work? In Simon Franklin’s article back in June 2010 he examines the Key Person risk issue which of course is a major consideration, especially for investors. At Dequity Partners we are very keen to ensure that all our clients […]

Hairy Risks

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We Love Big, Hairy Risks Fear of risk, like fear of spiders, is mostly irrational and based on lack of understanding. Sure, if you poke the wrong type of spider and annoy it enough it may bite you and a certain few species will actually […]

Synergy – What is it and how does it work?

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2+2=5 A number of people have asked me about synergy (which is described in most business strategy books as making 2 + 2 = 5) and what it means from a corporate perspective. This subject was brought back into focus in a recent article in the […]

Debt or Equity?

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Are You Confused About Debt & Equity? It has recently been announced that Santos (a major Australian oil services company) is soon to raise over $500 million (denominated in Euro) from European investors by means of  a financial  instrument that is effectively a bond (in […]