1 November, 2016
Using acquisition accounting to inflate earnings
18 August, 2020
NEWSLETTER: COMING HOME?
Watch out for the privatisation “squeeze out”
The proposed Holding Foreign Companies Accountable Act could force hundreds of Chinese companies listed on US exchanges to delist over the next few years. For many large companies, seeking a secondary listing in Hong Kong or the mainland is a sensible insurance policy. However, investors should be wary of companies which decide to privatise and then relist. Our analysis of...
12 August, 2020
NEWSLETTER: TECHNOLOGY ONE
Technology One’s growth in the last couple of years appears to be an illusion. It has used various accounting tricks to pull forward revenue and profits, artificially creating growth and hiding a major slowdown. New rules on revenue recognition in FY19 have left a big hole in TNE’s profits, which it filled by starting to capitalise development costs, having previously...