Companies

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H R Owen
Automotive Retailers

H R Owen is a specialist distributor of luxury cars. Franchises include Bentley, Rolls-Royce, Ferrari, Maserati, Lamborghini, Aston Martin, Bugatti and Pagani. A controlling stake is now held by Berjaya Philippines.

Halozyme Therapeutics
Pharmaceutical & healthcare

Halozyme focuses on development of extracellular matrix-based drugs. Its lead products are Hylenex, approved for hydration, PEGPH20, in Phase II trials for pancreatic cancer, and rHuPH20, an enzyme that enables SC injection of IV drugs, including Herceptin, Rituxan and Actemra (Roche).

Hammerson
Property

Hammerson is a leading European real estate investment trust. It operates in the UK and France (34% of the portfolio by value) and creates value by the development and active management prime shopping centres, retail parks and offices.

Hansa Group
Basic Industries

The Chemical segment (59% H113 revenues) manufactures surfactant feed materials and surfactants used in-house and by customers in the chemicals industry. The Consumer Products segment (41%) manufactures detergents, cleaning agents and body care products. 53% of H113 revenues were derived from exports.

Hansen Transmissions
Alternative Energy

Hansen Transmissions manufactures gearboxes for industry and wind turbines. It is the leading player alongside Siemens-owned Winergy; the next closest competitors are Bosch and PE-owned Moventas.

Hapag-Lloyd
General Industrials

HarbourVest Senior Loans Europe
Investment Companies

HSLE invests in the senior secured loans of private equity backed European mid-market companies with the objective of achieving a high level of income and capital growth, over time, while preserving capital. HSLE does not invest in distressed loans.

Hargreaves Lansdown
Financials

Hargreaves Lansdown distributes investment products and attracts high-quality earnings derived from the value of investments under administration or management. It implements a unique direct selling model with below average industry costs, and has maintained high retention rates despite difficult market conditions.

Haydale Graphene Industries
General Industrials

HBM Healthcare Investments
Investment Companies

HBM Healthcare Investments (previously HBM BioVentures, renamed in 2012) aims to generate long-term gains through investment in private and public companies in the human medicine, biotech, medtech and diagnostics sectors, and related areas. It invests worldwide, predominantly in private companies, either directly or through funds, and many of its publicly listed holdings began as private equity investments.

Heartland New Zealand
Financials

Heartland New Zealand is a financial services company in New Zealand, owned and run by New Zealanders. It provides banking and other financial services throughout the country and focuses on SMEs, farms and families.

Hecla
Mining

Hargreaves Lansdown distributes investment products and attracts high-quality earnings derived from the value of investments under administration or management. It implements a unique direct selling model with below average industry costs, and has maintained high retention rates despite difficult market conditions.

Helical Bar
Property

Helical Bar is an entrepreneurial property developer and investor with a strong track record. It holds a stable portfolio of investment assets, income from which covers overheads and finance costs. These are intensively managed to maximise income and value. A development strategy focused on London and Poland seeks to capitalise on the higher profits available at different stages of the cycle.

Helma Eigenheimbau
General Industrials

Helma Eigenheimbau provides development, planning, sales, finance advisory and construction services for turnkey, low rise, domestic properties. It uses solid construction techniques, usually block and render. It operates mainly in cities in middle and north Germany and in Munich.

Henderson Alternative Strategies Trust
Investment Companies

Henderson Alternative Strategies Trust (renamed from Henderson Value Trust in June 2015) exploits global opportunities to provide long-term growth to shareholders via a diversified, international, multi-strategy portfolio, which offers access to specialist funds including hedge and private equity. Previously the SVM Global Trust and originally the Scottish Value Trust, management was transferred to Henderson Global Investors on 1 April 2013 and the managers have now concluded a three-year process of reconstituting the portfolio.

Henderson Global Trust
Investment Companies

Henderson Global Trust's (formerly Gartmore Global Trust) investment objective is long-term capital growth from a concentrated portfolio of international equities, with a secondary objective being to increase dividends. The manager aims to outperform by at least 2% the composite benchmark, which comprises 50% FTSE All-Share Index and 50% Morgan Stanley Capital World Index ex UK, within a target tracking error of not more than 5%.

Henderson Group
Financials

Henderson Group is the holding company of the investment management group Henderson Global Investors, with assets under management of £56.4bn (at 30 June 2010).

High Peak Royalties
Oil & Gas

High Peak Royalties has been established to generate income from royalties. Currently all its royalties, current and projected, relate to oil and gas permits. In the future, it may acquire royalty streams from other areas such as the mining sector.

Highlands Pacific
Mining

Highlands Pacific is an ASX-listed exploration, development and production mineral resource company focused on precious and base metals with operations in Papua New Guinea (PNG). It has three key projects: one in nickel-cobalt production; one in copper-porphyry exploration; and one in copper-gold exploration.

Hightex Group
Construction & Building Materials

Hightex designs and installs large area architectural polymer membrane structures for roofs and facades and operates worldwide.

Hiscox
Financials

Hiscox is an international specialist insurer. Its headquarters are in Bermuda and it is listed on the London Stock Exchange. There are three main underwriting parts of the group: Hiscox London Market, Hiscox UK and Europe, and Hiscox International. Hiscox provides a range of specialist insurance for professionals and business customers, as well as high net worth individuals.

Holidaybreak
Travel & Leisure

Holidaybreak is a leading UK education, leisure and activity travel group.

Hornby
General Retailers

Hrvatski Telekom
Technology

HSBC Infrastructure Company
Investment Companies

HSBC Infrastructure Company is a long-term investor in infrastructure (eg health, education, transport) projects, predominantly in their operational phase and yielding steady returns. The portfolio has 33 investments, all but one UK or EU PFI/PPP projects. The intention is to grow by acquisition and diversify internationally into new markets in mainland Europe, Canada and Australia.

Hunting
Industrial Support Services

Hunting is an energy service provider to national and international oil and gas companies. The group is a global provider of upstream oil and gas equipment.

Hutchison China MediTech
Pharmaceutical & healthcare

Hutchison China MediTech (HCM) is an innovative China-based biopharma company targeting the global market for novel, highly selective oral oncology and immunology drugs. Its established China Healthcare business is growing ahead of the market. HCM is the healthcare arm of CK Hutchison (c 40% listed on AIM and NASDAQ).

Hydrodec Group
Oil & Gas

Hydrodec Group has proprietary technology for re-refining used oils with strong sustainability credentials. This has been proven commercially by re-refining used transformer oil, including that contaminated with PCBs.

HydroWorks
Engineering

H&T Group
General Retailers

H&T is a leading UK pawnbroker and jewellery retailer, with 102 branches. It also offers alternative financial products to customers not catered for by traditional providers.

Hambledon Mining
Mining

Hambledon Mining is a gold production company, which operates the Sekisovskoye gold mine close to Ust Kamenogorsk in East Kazakhstan.

Hampson Industries
Aerospace & Defence

Hampson Industries is the largest manufacturer of composite tooling and assembly systems for the global aerospace sector. The group also manufactures highly engineered components and assemblies for airframe and engine applications using advanced, lightweight materials.

Hansa Trust (HAN)
Investment Companies

Hansa Trust seeks to achieve growth of shareholder value through investing in a portfolio of special situations. The Salomon family trust has a majority holding in the ordinary (voting) shares of 52.8% and also exercises influence over the largest investment, Ocean Wilsons, through the combination of the Hansa Trust holding and a direct holding giving a shareholding of over 50%. Ocean Wilsons in turn owns 58.25% of Wilson Sons, a quoted Brazilian marine services company. Both Hansa Trust and Ocean Wilsons are run with a long-term view and portfolio turnover is typically very low. The trust has an absolute benchmark: the rolling three-year average of a five-year UK government bond plus 2%.

Hansteen Holdings
Property

Hansteen Holdings invests in industrial properties located across Europe, including Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, France and the UK. Its strategy is to acquire high-yielding industrial property with low capital values and a broad spread of tenants. Recent purchases in Germany are likely to be balanced by acquisitions in the UK during 2010.

HarbourVest Global Private Equity
Investment Companies

HarbourVest Global Private Equity Limited (HVPE) is a Guernsey closed ended investment company that aims to provide long-term capital appreciation through a private equity portfolio well diversified by vintage year, geography, industry and strategy.

Hardy Underwriting
Financials

Hardy Underwriting Bermuda is a specialist insurer/reinsurer operating in London and Bermuda. It writes mainly shorter-tail risks across a range of classes with recent strong growth in property insurance and reinsurance.

Hawkley Oil & Gas
Oil & Gas

Hawkley Oil & Gas an ASX-listed oil and gas development company with 100% owned assets in the Dnieper-Donets Basin, the most prolific gas basin in Ukraine.

Hays
Industrial Support Services

Healthcare Locums
Consumer Support Services

Healthcare Locums is a recruitment agency providing temporary and permanent staff to the healthcare and social care sectors.

Heat Biologics Inc.
Pharmaceutical & healthcare

Heliad Equity Partners
Investment Companies

Heliad Equity Partners is a Germany-based investment company focused on listed and unlisted smaller companies in German-speaking countries. Investments typically comprise growth and venture stage technology companies operating disruptive business models or addressing structural issues.

Helius Energy
Alternative Energy

Helius Energy identifies, develops, owns and builds biomass generation projects in the UK.

Helphire
Financials

Helphire is engaged in the provision of non-fault accident management assistance and related services; the main income being derived from replacement vehicle hire and the financing of vehicle repairs

Henderson Far East Income
Investment Companies

Henderson Far East Income aims to provide investors with a high level of dividends and capital appreciation over the long term, from a diversified portfolio of investments traded on the Pacific, Australasian, Japanese and Indian stock markets (Asia Pacific region). The fund is classified by the AIC in the Asia Pacific ex-Japan category and, while it does not have a benchmark, sees the FTSE All-World Asia Pacific ex-Japan index as providing the most appropriate comparator. While the fund does hold Japanese investments, they are not expected to be a substantial part of total assets.

Henderson Global Trust
Investment Companies

Henderson Global Trust's (formerly Gartmore Global Trust) investment objective is long-term capital growth from a concentrated portfolio of international equities, with a secondary objective being to increase dividends. The manager aims to outperform by at least 2% the composite benchmark, which comprises 50% FTSE All-Share Index and 50% Morgan Stanley Capital World Index ex UK, within a target tracking error of not more than 5%.

Henderson International Income Trust
Investment Companies

Henderson International Income Trust's investment objective is to provide a high and rising level of dividends as well as capital appreciation over the long term from a focused and internationally diversified portfolio of securities outside the UK. Performance is measured against the MSCI World Ex-UK Index (sterling adjusted). HINT does not invest in issuers whose securities, at the time of investment, are only traded in the UK.

Highland Gold
Mining

Highland's assets comprise an operational mine, three development projects and six exploration areas.

Highlight Communications AG
Media

Himax Technologies
Technology

Himax Technologies is a fabless semiconductor company and a leading supplier of flat panel drivers along with a collection of other diverse products and technologies. It is based in Taiwan and its ADSs are incorporated in Cayman Islands and trade on the NASDAQ exchange.

Hogg Robinson Group
Consumer Support Services

Hogg Robinson is an international corporate services company, specialising in travel, expenses and data management.

Horizon Discovery
Pharmaceutical & healthcare

Horizon Discovery supplies tools to commercial and academic organisations engaged in genomics research and developing personalised medicines. These include proprietary translational genomics platforms, cell-based assays, and molecular diagnostics and biopharmaceutical production toolkits.

Howden Joinery Group
Industrial Support Services

Howden manufactures, sources and distributes kitchens and joinery products to trade customers – primarily small local builders in the UK – from a network of almost 500 depots.

HSBC Holdings
Financials

HSBC is one of the world's largest banking and financial services organisations. It operates four global businesses (Retail Bank & Wealth Management, Commercial Banking, Global Banking & Markets, and Global Private Banking).

Hummingbird Resources
Mining

Hummingbird Resources is an AIM-listed gold explorer with assets in eastern Liberia, West Africa. To date the company's resource estimate contains 3.8Moz Au across the Dugbe and Tuzon projects.

Hurricane Energy
Oil & Gas

Hurricane Energy is an E&P focused on UKCS fractured basement exploration. It owns 100% of the 523mmbbl (RPS 2P reserves plus 2C resources) Lancaster oil discovery, West of Shetland.

Hybrigenics
Pharmaceutical & healthcare

Hybrigenics is a French biotech company. It provides protein-protein and small molecule analysis services and is conducting anti-cancer studies on lead drug inecalcitol, primarily in adult leukaemias.

Hydrogenics
Alternative Energy

Hydrogenics is a global provider of clean energy solutions based on hydrogen. It designs, develops and manufactures hydrogen generation, energy storage and fuel cell products based on water electrolysis and proton exchange membrane (PEM) technology.