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F&C US Smaller Companies aims to achieve long-term capital growth by investing in a diversified portfolio of quoted US smaller and medium-sized companies. Performance is measured against the Russell 2000 index.
Fair Value REIT (FVI) is a real estate investment trust managing c 272,000sqm at 40 commercial properties across Germany (as at 31 December 2015). It has a diversified portfolio of office and industrial assets in regional locations.
Falkland Oil and Gas (FOGL) is a frontier exploration company operating in the Southern Basin of the Falklands.
Fastnet Oil & Gas is an E&P company focused on Morocco and offshore Ireland. The company differentiates itself from peers by following an aggressive deal-flow driven strategy with an objective to return all future gains to shareholders.
Fiberweb manufactures specialty industrial and construction materials. Its materials are used in filtration applications, buildings, civil engineering, agriculture, landscaping, forestry & viticulture, medical, graphic arts and other specialty industrial areas.
FEV's investment objective is to achieve long-term capital growth from a portfolio of listed shares in continental European companies. The portfolio manager is not restricted in terms of market cap, country or sector allocation, although a minimum of 80% of gross assets will be invested in companies from countries that are included in the benchmark index (the FTSE World Europe [ex-UK] Index). A maximum of 5% of gross assets may be invested in non-European companies that have some European exposure or connection.
FGT's investment objective is to achieve capital and income growth and provide shareholders with a total return above that of the FTSE All-Share Index. It invests principally in the securities of UK-quoted companies, but up to a maximum of 20% can be invested in non-UK-quoted companies at acquisition. FTSE 100 companies normally represent 50-100% of the portfolio, with at least 70% usually invested in FTSE 350 companies.
First Derivatives is a specialist provider of products and services to the capital market technology sector.
First Sensor offers innovative integrated solutions in the fields of optoelectronics and MEMS sensors, microsystems technology and hybrid electronics. It is headquartered in Berlin and employs around 750 people globally.
Flowtech Fluidpower is a specialist distributor of products used in the hydraulics and pneumatics industry. Operations cover the UK and Benelux.
Focus Solutions Group is a supplier of component-based software and business services, predominantly to the Financial Services sector.
FRCL's investment objective is long-term growth in capital and income from a portfolio of primarily listed global equities, but also including unlisted investments. FRCL's blended benchmark index is a composite of 40% FTSE All-Share Index and 60% FTSE World ex-UK Index until 31 December 2012 and 100% the FTSE All-World Index thereafter. Gearing and the management of liabilities are important elements of FRCL's strategy.
Formycon is a biotechnology company focused on biosimilars. The lead product is FYB201, a Lucentis biosimilar in Phase III. FYB203 is an Eylea biosimilar in the preclinical stage. They are both partnered. It also has two undisclosed biosimilars FYB202 and FYB205.
Forterra Trust owns a portfolio of real estate investments, refurbishments and developments in Shanghai and Qingdao. It actively manages these assets to maximise rent income and capital values.
Frontline Gold is a junior gold company with assets spread across Mali, Turkey and Canada. In 2009-11, the company raised more than C$7m in financing that was subsequently spent on asset acquisitions and exploration. Frontline's flagship Niaouleni gold project is the most advanced of its projects.
Fuller, Smith and Turner is a vertically integrated independent family brewer and pub company whose brands include London Pride and ESP. It has about 360 pubs (160 managed and 200 tenanted) located primarily in London and the south of England. Managed properties include six hotels in the south of England, with 487 bedrooms.
55% owned by AVIC of China, FACC is an Austrian Tier 1 supplier to the aerospace industry. It supplies composite structural components for Aerostructures (46% of FY16 sales), Cabin Interiors (34%) and Engines & Nacelles (20%). It employs 3,400 people with four plants and two engineering centres in Austria.
Factor Therapeutics is an Australian biotechnology company that specialises in the development and manufacture of biologics for advanced wound care applications. Its strategy is to use targeted growth factors to renew the wound environment and promote healing.
Fairpoint is engaged in the provision of financial advice and appropriate solutions to individuals experiencing personal debt problems.
Faroe Petroleum is an independent oil and gas company focused on value creation through exploration and appraisal drilling in the Atlantic Margin (Faroe Islands and UK West of Shetlands), the North Sea and Norway.
FBD is Ireland’s number two non-life insurer with a market share of c 11.4%. Its roots are in the rural community but it has aggressively expanded in urban centres. There is a modest life broking business and financial planning services. For historic reasons, the group owns a chain of hotels in Ireland and a leisure development in Spain.
FFastFill develops and markets a derivative trading software-as-a-service platform for banks.
Fidelity China Special Situations aims to achieve long-term capital growth from an actively managed portfolio made up primarily of securities issued by companies listed in China or Hong Kong and Chinese companies listed elsewhere. It may also invest in listed companies with significant interests in China and Hong Kong.
Findel has become a much more focused group in recent years and now comprises only two businesses: the home shopping retailer, Express Gifts, and education supplies business, Findel Education.
Finsbury Food Group is a leading manufacturer of premium and celebration cakes, low fat cake slices and artisan, organic and gluten free bread and morning goods.
First Property Group provides the services of property fund management, property trading and facilities management to the commercial property industry.
Firstextile is the largest manufacturer of high-end yarn-dyed fabric market in China, with a 9% share by volume. Annual in-house dying capacity is currently 36m metres of fabric. Proceeds from the November IPO of c 13m will be used to double production capacity over the next 12-18 months.
FLIR Systems designs and manufactures sensor systems including advanced thermal imaging and threat detection technology used in a wide variety of imaging, thermography and security applications, including air and ground-based surveillance, condition monitoring, R&D, manufacturing process control and CBRNE detection.
Focusrite is a global music and audio products group supplying hardware and software products used by professional and amateur musicians, which enables the high-quality production of music.
Foresight Autonomous (FRST) is a development-stage technology company in Israel, developing ADAS systems based on technology developed by its parent company and the Israeli military. FRST also has a stake in rail ADAS specialist, Rail Vision.
Forsys Metals Corp is an advanced-stage uranium explorer with world-class assets under development in Namibia. The company's wholly owned Valencia and Namibia projects (Norasa) have NI 43-101 compliant resource of 125Mlbs U3O8.
Forum Energy, focused exclusively on the Philippines, is an AIM-quoted company developing oil and gas assets.
Francotyp-Postalia Holdings (FPH) is a complete solution provider covering all areas of mail management and processing. Its offerings range from franking machines and the handling of physical mail, through to a De-Mail service - a fully electronic, legally binding communication medium.
French Connection designs, produces and distributes branded fashion clothing. It operates retail stores, concessions and e-commerce operations in the UK, Ireland, Europe, US and Canada, and wholesales products to retailers in 30 countries. It has retail licensees in Asia, Australia and the Middle East. Accessories produced under license are distributed across the world.
Fronteer Gold is a multi project gold developer with a core of near-term producing assets in Nevada, US, with gold-copper projects in Turkey.
Frontier Mining is a development stage company with its flagship Benkala copper and Koskuduk gold projects in Kazakhstan. FML also owns the pre-feasibility stage Maminskoye gold project in the Urals region of Russia.
Fulcrum Utility Services is a provider of gas and power connection services to the residential, commercial and industrial market in the UK.
Fusionex International is a software business providing data management, business intelligence and analytics products, including GIANT, a big-data analytics software.