Some of the best investing and trading results I have had in recent years have been from riding on the coat tails of investors far brighter than myself, investors who have done far more research on a company than I will ever be inclined to do myself.
It can be a tedious process following all the dealings that get reported through the RNS announcements, but I try to maintain a list of major stakes and holdings in nearly three hundred UK companies. This allows me to keep track of who is increasing or decreasing their stakes in certain key companies. (see thissample)
Companies Act disclosure requirements allow private investors to keep track of the activities of shrewd investors who have a proven track record of successful investing. Websites, such as Citywire, also dig around below the surface by accessing shareholder registers, to...
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