Chrysalis IT doubles assets in six months as share price increases by a third

£150m cash position

James Baxter-Derrington
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Chrysalis co-portfolio managers Richard Watts and Nick Williamson
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Chrysalis co-portfolio managers Richard Watts and Nick Williamson

Chrysalis Investments has more than doubled its assets over the six months to 31 March 2021, as the trust approached the billion-pound mark, according to its interim results.

Total net assets rose 108% from £542m to £1.1bn over the period 1 October 2020 to 31 March 2021, with the firm's share price up 35% to 195.5p. Chrysalis £300m initial issue surpasses expectations Net asset value per share was up 28% to 206.15p over the first half of the financial year, largely driven by £250m of net investment gains. The trust also saw more than 70% blended revenue growth year-on-year, thanks to strong performance from key portfolio companies. Cash in the trust stands at approximately £150m, with a total liquidity of over £270m, as the company eyes further inves...

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