In this week’s recap of substantial holders, Australian Super became an substantial holder in Gage Roads Brewing (ASX: GRB)a prominent Sydney property magnate bought 16 per cent of Collaborate Corporation, and we look at a number of purchases by Australian Ethical Investing.

Substantial shareholders are shareholders holding 5 per cent or more of a company’s shares and these can be directors, individual investors or institutional investors.

Shareholders are required to announce to the exchange when they cross above or below the 5 per cent threshold and any change in their holdings while they remain above 5 per cent.


Australia’s largest super fund AustralianSuper bought into Gage Roads Brewing (ASX: GRB). It had been buying since April but crossed the line last Thursday with a $356,000 purchase.

Back in April it raised $8 million and announced a capital expenditure program in which it will invest in new equipment. Its own brand is the fifth largest in the Australian market.

Pic: Gage Roads Brewing

Australian Ethical Investing made investments in four companies this week. It increased its stakes in Somnomed (ASX: SOM) and Pacific Smiles (ASX: PSQ) to 10.48 per cent and 6.71 per cent respectively.

It became substantial holders in Janison Education (ASX: JAN) and Immutep (ASX: IMM) with stakes of 5.04 per cent and 5.06 per cent.

Delphi now holds 16.20 per cent of Geopacific Resources (ASX: GPR). The German institutional investor has invested approximately $800,000 into the company in the last four months although a recent capital raise has diluted its holdings.

Paradice Investment Management became substantial holders of Capricorn Metals (ASX: CMM) while property magnate Michael Abolakian bought a 16.09 per cent stake in Collaborate Corporation (ASX: CL8). The latter would have cost over $11 million.

Taurus Funds Management increased its stake in Tiger Resources (ASX: TGS) to 12.3 per cent while Hong-Kong based Talaxis bought a 5.23 per cent stake in Arafura Resources (ASX: ARU) for $4.7 million.

Finally we noticed DMX Asset Management become substantial holders in software stock Tambla (ASX: TBL). Visit DMX’s website and it’ll tell you it is, “a fresh approach to value investing in undiscovered, quality businesses”.

DMX says it asks two questions prior to purchasing a company’s shares. First, if it’s a high quality company, and second if it’s an under-valued stock. Evidently, it has answered yes because it has bought into Tambla.

Company Code Market Cap Holder Stake Status
Woomera Mining WML $1.7M Casada Holdings 9.69% Increasing
Silver Chef SIV $27.3M Anthony Trickett 9.09% Increasing
Renergen RLT $90.1M Notable Pioneer 7.06% Increasing
Indago Energy INK $12.4M Stirling McGregor Super Fund 10.47% Increasing
Aurora Minerals ARM $1.9M Phillip Jackson 13.98% Becoming
Pantoro PNR $176.4M Tulla Resources Group 8.50% Becoming
Oro Verde OVL $12.3M JGM Property Investments 6.44% Becoming
Tasfoods TFL $46.7M CVC 14.04% Increasing
Pacific Smiles PSQ $182.4M Australian Ethical Investment 6.71% Increasing
Geopacific Resources GPR $44.2M Delphi 16.20% Increasing
Immutep IMM $78.7M Australian Ethical Investment 5.06% Becoming
Koppar Resources KRX $4.9M Pioneer Development Fund 11.55% Becoming
Janison Education Group JAN $48.9M Australian Ethical Investment 5.04% Becoming
Gage Roads Brewing GRB $102.9M AustralianSuper 5.02% Becoming
GBST GBT $242.4M Spheria Asset Management 15.86% Increasing
Calidus Resources CAI $59.5M Alkane Resources 13.03% Increasing
RXP Services RXP $70.9M Robert Salter 6.09% Increasing
Collaborate Corporation CL8 $8.25M Willoughby Capital 16.09% Becoming
Tiger Resources TGS Suspended Taurus Funds Management 12.29% Increasing
Cokal CKA $40.0M Aahama Mineral Resources 19.58% Increasing
Cann Group CAN $300.6M Tribeca Investment Partners 5.05% Becoming
Arafura ARU $81.1M Talaxis 5.23% Becoming
TV2U TV2 $23.2M Blusky investments 16.90% Increasing
Pharmaust PAA $19.1M Hybrid Holdings 7.49% Increasing
Bod Australia BDA $32.3M Tribeca Investment Partners 8.06% Increasing RNT $9.3M Jason Carroll 9.74% Increasing RNT $9.3M Pinnacle Corporate Finance 6.04% Becoming
Somnomed SOM $109.3M Australian Ethical Investment 10.48% Increasing
Tambla TBL $10.9M DMX Asset Management 5.05% Becoming
Capricorn Metals CMM $162.0M Paradice Investment Management 6.70% Becoming
Vmoto VMT $24.5M Raymond Munro 6.74% Increasing
Teaminvest TIP $96.1M Theta Asset Management 5.03% Becoming
Nelson Resources NES $2.3M Croesus Mining 5.25% Becoming
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Sheffield Resources’ spin-off Carawine Resources (ASX: CWX) saw private equity firm CVC reduce its stake to 6.18 per cent.

IOOF ceased to be substantial in Integral Diagnostics (ASX: IDX) and Redbubble (ASX: RBL). Between these two firms’ shares, it engaged in sales above $5.5 million.

The Melbourne-based fund manager also reduced its stake in Imdex (ASX: IMD) to 9.18 per cent.

Australian Pacific Coal subsidiary Area Coal ceased to be substantial holders in Bowen Coking Coal (ASX: BCB) as a consequence of selling $1.6 million of its shares.  

Company Code Market Cap Holder Current Stake Status
Carawine Resources CWX $5.6M CVC 6.18% Decreasing
Hot Chili HCH $47.2M Sprott 0% Ceasing
Pantoro PNR $176.4M Central Norseman Gold Corporation 0% Ceasing
Integral Diagnostics IDX $472.8M IOOF 1.46% Ceasing
Redbubble RBL $231.8M IOOF 4.76% Ceasing
Bowen Coking Coal BCB $29.0M Area Coal 2.69% Ceasing
Digital Wine Ventures DW8 $6.3M Merchant Fund Management 5.80% Decreasing
Imdex IMD $481.1M IOOF 9.18% Decreasing
Tambla TBL $10.9M Alium Alpha Fund 4.13% Ceasing
Hansen Technologies HSN $769.6M Mawer Investment Management 7.52% Decreasing
Latin Resources LRS $3.9M Lind Asset Management 4.5% Ceasing
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