Wound care – an untapped healthcare investment opportunity

By Paul Palumbo, Healthcare Portfolio Manager 22 August 2017 Wound care is an area of medical research that doesn’t receive the same attention from investors as other healthcare sectors, such as cancer, neurology (Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s) or cardiovascular disease research. However, it is one that investors should not ignore.  The global wound care market is […]

How does ACQ construct its portfolio?

ACQ is managed by Acorn Capital Limited, the pioneer of Emerging Company or “microcap” investing in Australia. An active, research-driven investment manager, Acorn Capital’s experienced team has a tried and tested active approach of bottom up stock picking as well as sector analysis and thorough valuation techniques that are applied to the assessment of investment […]

ACQ’s approach to investment

What is ACQ’s investment approach? ACQ supports growing Australian companies.  Research papers from the Commonwealth Department of Industry and Science (Office of the Chief Economist) conclude that young Australian companies contribute disproportionately to net job creation; although such companies employ only 15% of the workforce, they generate 40% of job creation (the largest share) in […]

Why Invest in ACQ?

Acorn Capital Investment Fund Limited (ACQ) offers investors something different. The focus of ACQ is on listed and unlisted Emerging Companies or “microcaps”.  This is a segment of the Australian investment market which is generally under-researched and under-represented in investor portfolios.  ACQ gives investors exposure to investments that have the potential to provide substantial capital […]

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