CarbonDesk Group TICKER: CO2P     EXCHANGE: PLUS

The CarbonDesk Group is an independent specialist broker which operates specifically in the worldwide emissions markets. The group acts as a market broker along with providing a service to traders upon an anonymous basis, utilising their diverse employee structure and network to offer expert broking and research strategies to their clients. CarbonDesk deals in the spot, futures, and options markets, including trading carbon credits and supplying clients with access to auction markets using innovative trading strategies. It is listed on the PLUS market in London.


The Future's Green
Published: Jul 06 2010

Independent specialist emissions broker in London

Europe the largest market for carbon, itself showing high growth and rising liquidity

Recent results reflect that, with profits before tax  of £1.1m

Even heavily discounting comparables' ratings over medium term sets target price of 100p, five x current shareprice


Foreign buyers gorging on UK stocks

Document can be downloaded here: UK plc ‘going for a song’

Being a shareholder in a company that receives a juicy takeover offer is a marvellous feeling. Something that many fortunate investors have experienced over the past 3 years. Thanks to a spate of M&A bids by deep pocketed overseas buyers – partly triggered by the June 2016 Brexit result, which sent the £ tumbling and adversely affected the FTSE.

Consequently today, given this trend is unlikely to end anytime soon, we’ve highlighted 30 possible acquisition ideas in the attached research paper. Spilt equally between large and smallcap stocks – covering a broad selection of industries.

What’s more we believe most of these businesses are underpinned by strong fundamentals and substantial upside in the event of predatory interest.

According to Factset Mergerstat/BVR, the average bid premium paid for such deals between 2004-14 was 30% – with the figure trending upwards since the global financial crisis.

Happy investing. Published 27th August 2019