• May 10, 2024

    Duke Capital invests another £4m in BPVA Ireland

    Duke Capital announced a follow-on investment of £4m into its existing capital partner, BPVA Ireland, on Friday. The AIM-traded company said the investment was intended to facilitate BPVA's acquisition of Sabeo Holdings, an IT contracting and talent acquisition business, and to reorganise the shareholder base by buying out certain minority [...]

  • April 4, 2024

    South East care home operator acquired

    Integrum Care - Clearbrook Ltd, a company that operates six elderly nursing care homes in the South East of England, has been acquired by a newly formed entity. SME capital provider Duke Capital has entered into a £14.5 million financing agreement with the entity to acquire the business, which trades [...]

  • March 26, 2024

    Nottinghamshire manufacturer sold to Portuguese company

    Duke Capital, a provider of hybrid capital solutions for SME business owners, has revealed the successful exit of its investment in Meteor HoldCo Limited, the 100% owner of Fabrikat (Nottingham) Ltd, a manufacturer of street lighting columns and guard rails.

  • March 8, 2024

    Lock in this funding provider’s 9% dividend yield

    The niche company's exit from two successful investments highlights its strengths, a factor not reflected in its near-25 per cent discount

  • November 29, 2023

    Secure a rock solid 9% yield

    Funding provider Duke Royalty (DUKE:31.6p) has reported a 17 per cent hike in recurring cash revenue to £12.2mn in the six months to 30 September 2023, maintaining growth in this key metric for the twelfth consecutive quarter.

  • September 20, 2023

    Duke Royalty reports strong start to new financial year

    Alternative capital specialist Duke Royalty reported a new record of £6m in recurring cash revenue for the first quarter on Wednesday, making for an increase of 17% over the first three months of the prior year, and a £0.3m increase on the previous quarter.

  • July 21, 2023

    Follow-on investment funds it services firm acquisition

    Duke Royalty has announced a follow-on investment of £2.8m into its existing royalty partner to fund its latest acquisition of a managed IT services firm.

  • July 5, 2023

    A royalty play with an 8% yield

    A provider of capital to companies in exchange for a slice of their revenues is seeing increased dealflow

  • June 20, 2023

    AN INVESTMENT BANKER’S ADVICE ON THE NUANCES OF FINANCING w. NEIL JOHNSON EP. 139

  • May 26, 2023

    Duke Royalty nets profit after successful investment exit

    Duke Royalty Ltd - Europe and North America-focused alternative capital solutions provider - Announces the successful exit of its investment in royalty partner Instor Solutions Inc, a California-based product reseller and service provider for work related to the build-out and migration of data centres.

  • March 13, 2023

    Duke Royalty’s Instor deal takes investment spend to GBP24m

    Duke Royalty [AIM:DUKE] the AIM-listed provider of alternative capital, is celebrating its 20th royalty partner through a USD8.75m investment into Instor Solutions announced today (7th March).

  • March 6, 2023

    Duke Royalty flags record-breaking quarter for recurring revenue

    Alternative capital provider Duke Royalty said in an update on Friday that it was expecting to achieve recurring cash revenue of £5.7m in the fourth quarter of the 2023 financial year.

  • February 22, 2023

    Duke Royalty puts another £1.75m into InTec

    Alternative capital provider Duke Royalty announced a follow-on investment of £1.75m into existing royalty partner InTec Business Solutions on Tuesday, to fund its latest acquisition.

  • January 13, 2023

    Five AIM share tips for 2023

    Award-winning AIM writer Andrew Hore names his top small-cap share picks for the year ahead, including one with a yield of more than 8%.

  • December 2, 2022

    Duke Royalty says well-positioned after interim profit rise

    (Alliance News) - Duke Royalty Ltd on Thursday said that it expects higher third quarter revenue than last year, after continuing to deliver growth following on from a successful first half.

  • December 2, 2022

    DUKE ROYALTY RISES AS RECURRING CASH REVENUE GROWTH EXPECTED TO CONTINUE

    Duke Royalty (LON: DUKE) is up almost 4% Thursday morning after the company released a trading update, providing guidance for its third financial quarter ending 31 December 2022.

  • September 13, 2022

    Canaccord Genuity nudges up target price on Duke Royalty

    Analysts at Canaccord Genuity nudged up their target price on diversified financial group Duke Royalty from 53.0p to 54.0p on Thursday, citing "material growth" throughout the trading year.

  • July 13, 2022

    Phew! We made it.

    Lynx Equity Limited is pleased to announce that with 2021 revenue of $451,713,000 CAD, we have ranked #478 on the FP500, the premier ranking for Canadian corporations.

  • May 12, 2022

    Duke Royalty raises GBP20 million in placing and PrimaryBid

    Duke Royalty Ltd - Guernsey-based royalty finance provider - Says it has successfully raised GBP18.5 million in placing of 1.5 million shares at 35 pence each, as well as a further GBP1.5 million through PrimaryBid offer. Placing is conditional on shareholder approval at the extraordinary general meeting on May 26.

  • April 20, 2022

    TRISTONE HEALTHCARE MAKES LATEST BUY AFTER FOLLOW-ON INVESTMENT

    Specialist domiciliary care company Tristone Healthcare has expanded with the acquisition of a South West care home operator after securing a £2.3m follow-on investment from Duke Royalty.

  • February 18, 2022

    2021 Bargain Shares Portfolio Review

    Simon Thompson reveals how his 2021 Bargain Share Portfolio trounced the Aim market, and updates his views on all 10 companies.

  • February 15, 2022

    IT firm secures investment to fund Newcastle acquisition

    A Manchester IT firm has expanded its reach into the North East with its latest acquisition. InTec has secured £1.65m follow on investment from Duke Royalty, the Aim-listed provider of royalty finance, to fund its acquisition of Opal IT, an IT managed services business headquartered in Newcastle.

  • February 1, 2022

    Duke Royalty shares gain on record revenues

    Shares in royalty finance provider Duke Royalty (DUKE:AIM), added 4.5% to 41p following the release of its third quarter trading update which showed a record quarter for deployment and ‘normalised’ cash revenue.

  • January 22, 2022

    FOLLOW-ON INVESTMENT SUPPORTS PAIR OF DEALS FOR INTEC BUSINESS SOLUTIONS

    InTec Business Solutions has acquired companies based in Ireland and Scotland, supported by a follow-on investment of £2.45m from Duke Royalty. Based in Manchester, InTec is an investment holding company created to execute a buy and build strategy of synergistic companies within the IT managed services sector. Last year the busness entered into a £7.7m royalty financing agreement with Duke Royalty.

  • December 28, 2021

    Investor hooks up with caravan company to take stake to 30%

    Investor Duke Royalty has made a further £5.3m investment into a Uttoxeter importer and distributor of motorhome, caravan and camping accessories.

  • December 28, 2021

    Duke Royalty continues to convert ‘robust pipeline’ in Q3

    Finance provider Duke Royalty said on Thursday that it had continued to convert its "robust pipeline" in the third quarter, securing two additional partners and completing three follow-on investments into existing partners.

  • December 17, 2021

    Investor backs healthcare group’s acquisition ambitions with £20m commitment

    Healthcare provider Tristone has secured a £10.5m investment from Duke Royalty in a partnership that aims to grow the business quickly through acquisitions.

  • December 3, 2021

    Duke Royalty revenue surges 78%

    Duke Royalty has realised half year results and posted a very respectable 78% increase in cash revenue for the period. Revenue rose to £7.8 million in the six months to 30th September 2021, up from £4.4 million in the same period last year.

  • December 3, 2021

    Duke Royalty shares gain after upping full year guidance

    Shares in alternative capital provider Duke Royalty (DUKE:AIM) gained 4.5% to 46p after the company reported strong first half growth in revenues and profit and said it was confident of exceeding market expectations for the full year to 31 March 2022.

  • December 3, 2021

    Duke Royalty completes £4.2m follow-on investment in BIL

    Royalty capital provider Duke Royalty announced on Thursday that it has completed the follow-on investment of £4.2m into its existing royalty partner Bakhchysarai Ireland (BIL).

  • November 2, 2021

    Duke Royalty: a princely return for income investors

    Britain’s only listed royalty-finance company chooses its clientele wisely, making it a compelling income play.

  • October 29, 2021

    New owner for IT contracting and talent acquisition firm

    A Dublin-based IT contracting and talent acquisition business has been acquired by a group executing a buy and build strategy of companies within the Irish/UK recruitment sector. Vantage Resources sources specialist IT professionals on medium to long term contracts to a range of major Irish organisations. The business has been snapped up in the latest acquisition by Bakhchysarai (Ireland) Ltd (BIL), whose capital partners are Duke Royalty and Bank of Ireland.

  • September 20, 2021

    Duke Royalty starts to invest cash pile

    Duke Royalty (LON: DUKE) has produced record results and once it invests the cash raised earlier this year the income should increase significantly. That means that dividends will rise as well.

  • September 17, 2021

    Duke Royalty plans to lend £60m to businesses this year

    Innovative finance product for established firms continues to have sector to itself, with £100m tied up in 11 companies

  • September 17, 2021

    Bargain shares: A royal high yielding investment

    A royalty finance company is exiting mature investments at healthy profits and is making good progress recycling proceeds from a placing into new investee companies.

  • September 10, 2021

    New acquisition for inTEC Group

    Manchester-based inTEC Group has confirmed a further acquisition this morning, with Miller Waite. The move follows a £7.7m royalty funding agreement with Duke Royalty earlier this summer. That deal included additional follow-on funding for more acquisitions.

  • September 10, 2021

    Bargain shares: Targeting multiple undervalued micro-cap value plays

    A fund manager that holds a concentrated portfolio of 13 small and micro-cap value investee companies is delivering eye-catching returns this year and looks well set to continue doing so.

  • September 1, 2021

    AIM dividends rebound strongly from COVID-19 dip

    Is it an end to that old journalistic standby of "that rarity on AIM - a dividend-paying stock"? Probably not but around one in five AIM companies are paying dividends

  • August 12, 2021

    Duke exits Irish insurer BHP as private equity steps in

    ALTERNATIVE capital provider Duke Royalty has exited its investment in Irish niche insurer BHPC, which trades as BHP Insurance.

  • August 11, 2021

    Bargain shares: Smart buying opportunity ahead of broker upgrades

    Efficiency Market Theory (EMT) dictates that all publicly available information should be priced into a company’s share price. However, EMT has flaws in my small-cap and micro-cap hunting ground, otherwise I would not be able to regularly flag up market mispricing investment opportunities.

  • August 2, 2021

    Duke Royalty enters financing agreement with Creo-Tech

    Alternative capital provider Duke Royalty has entered into an CAD 8.3m (£4.8m) royalty financing agreement with Creō-Tech Industrial Group, it announced on Monday.

  • July 27, 2021

    Tech consultancy eyes further acquisitions after £7.7m funding deal

    Manchester-based technology consultancy, inTec Business Solutions, has entered into a £7.7m royalty financing agreement with Duke Royalty.

  • July 27, 2021

    Duke Royalty Q1 cash revenues ‘marginally’ above management expectations

    Alternative capital provider Duke Royalty said on Monday that its first-quarter cash revenue performance had slightly bested internal forecasts. Duke stated cash revenue, being cash distributions from its royalty partners and cash gains from sales of equity assets, totalled £2.9m for the three months ended 30 June, marginally above management's expectations.

  • July 7, 2021

    Bargain shares: Exploiting information voids

    Our small-cap stock picking expert highlights two under researched anomalously priced investment companies on his watch list.

  • April 20, 2021

    Duke exits Berkley investment with profit

    UK investment group Duke Royalty has exited its investment in Irish firm Berkley Recruitment, generating a 16pc return. Duke’s investment in Cork-based Berkley was inherited via the UK firm’s acquisition of Capital Step in early 2019.

  • March 5, 2021

    Private investors lose out in corporate bids

    We are delighted to be included in Lord Lee's latest article in the Financial Times highlighting Duke as one of his newest investments: ‘Current financial pressures on business are providing an increased flow of opportunities for Duke, enabling the group to selectively make perhaps four new investments a year. I expect both companies to grow over the medium term.’

  • March 3, 2021

    Budget 2021: the Experts react

    The Budget was eagerly awaited after an unprecedented year of uncertainty. The Chancellor pledged to “do whatever it takes” to fix an economy ravaged by the pandemic. Experts in all sectors give their views.

  • March 2, 2021

    United Glass Group funds acquisition with £4.5M investment

    Walsall-based architectural glass specialist United Glass Group (UCG) has secured a £4.5m follow-on investment from Duke Royalty to fund its latest acquisition. The funds will be used by UGG to complete the strategic acquisition of London Architectural Glass (LAG), a UK supplier of bespoke architectural glass to premium residential, educational and heritage projects throughout the UK.

  • March 2, 2021

    Small-caps with upgrade potential

    Earnings momentum is the key driver of share prices, so it pays to know when a company is likely to beat expectations. Simon Thompson highlights two small-cap companies where both the earnings and investment risks are pointing to the upside.

  • February 22, 2021

    MIDAS RECOVERY SPECIAL: UK shares are the biggest bargain in DECADES – so try these 10 great stock tips

    The weather is warming up, spring is in the air and some 15 million Britons have now been vaccinated against coronavirus. Yes, we are all still in lockdown but the exit route is becoming clearer by the day and businesses up and down the country are feeling more hopeful than they have in months. In many cases, the potential of these firms is not reflected in their share prices. The UK stock market has been battered since the Brexit vote, and is now at a record discount to markets in the rest of the world, according to the MSCI World index, which tracks shares in 23 countries, including the US, Japan and most of Europe.