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Why Patience Pays Off With Small-Caps

We caught up with Mark Sowerby on Wednesday morning. Mark is the managing director of Blue Sky Alternative Investments Ltd [ASX:BLA]. We’ve followed Blue Sky for some time now, and Mark presented to the throng of conference delegates on Tuesday. So we knew the company’s story was intact. But it’s always worth digging a little deeper into an interesting stock.



Urban area in renewal

A $33 MILLION apartment project has been launched in Woolloongabba as demand for the inner-city suburb continues to increase.



Government subsidies not the key to venture capital

GOVERNMENTS should focus more on “setting the table” for institutional funds to develop the venture capital industry than “handing out oversized cheques”, according to one of the world’s foremost experts on investing in high-growth companies.



Big superannuation funds reluctant to value agriculture investments are encouraged to buy into water trade instead

Blue Sky Water Partners managing director Kim Morison says because water is so scarce, and demand for food is growing, the investment is sound. “Tree crops that at the moment are performing extremely well are things like almonds and walnuts, with demand from Asia with higher per capita wealth. “The three-year drought in California, which produces 80 per cent of the world supply ,has enabled Australia to capture that market.”



Blue Sky banking on Brisbane

Blue Sky Alternative Investments is banking on the strength of Brisbane’s inner-city apartment market with 1000 units in the pipeline across 13 projects. The ASX-listed group, which has $700 million in assets under management, won approval last week to develop the $33m, 10-storey Archive tower in Woolloongabba, on Brisbane’s southside.