If you want to know which ASX stocks fund managers and famous investors are putting their money into we’ve been keeping track of substantial holder buys (and sells).

Trading Places is Stockhead’s recap of the substantial holder movements among ASX small caps over the last fortnight.

Substantial shareholders are those holding 5 per cent or more of a company’s shares — 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, as well as any change in their holdings while they remain above 5 per cent.



Company Code Market Cap Holder Stake Status
Redbubble RBL $1.5B Kayne Rudnick Investment Management 6.01% Increasing
Bionomics BNO $197.3M BVF Partners 15.49% Increasing
Harvest Technology HTG $178.0M Carl Charalambous 5.03% Becoming
MoneyMe MME $245.2M Perennial Value Management 12.72% Increasing
Australian Strategic Minerals ASM $704.3M Fidelity 5.82% Becoming
Schrole Group SCL $23.6M Toronga 6.34% Increasing
New World Resources NWC $134.3M Paradice Investment Management 6.73% Becoming
Genex Power GNX $158.3M Paradice Investment Management 6.32% Becoming
Simonds Group SIO $70.4M Vallence Simonds 44.02% Increasing
AFL Legal AFL $42.4M Moat Investments 6.64% Becoming
Tassal TGR $840.8M Yarra Funds Management 9.66 Increasing
Maggie Beer MBH $95.7M Perennial Value Management 8.68% Increasing
AMA Group AMA $460.1M Royal Bank of Canada 6.44% Becoming
Metal Bank MBK $15.6M Kensington Trust 5.17% Becoming
CPT Global CPT $9.5M Westferry Trust 5.02% Becoming
Motio MXO $31.3M Capital H Management 19.84% Increasing
Calix CXL $378.9M Regal Funds Management 5.45% Becoming
Vision Technologies VTI $25.8M Thorney Opportunities 25.39% Increasing
Black Dragon Gold BDG $10.1M Delphi 10.93% Increasing
Cash Converters CVV $76.5M EZ Corp 35.87% Increasing
Dreadnought Resources DRE $43.2M Paul Chapman 12.46% Increasing
Michael Hill MHJ $306.5M Spheria Asset Management 13.10% Increasing
Sky and Space SAS TBD Merchant Funds Management 6.96% Increasing
Duratec DUR $109.2M Regal Funds Management 6.12% Becoming
Autosports ASG $476.4M Copia Investment Partners 5.73% Becoming
Duke Exploration DEX $21.7M Kieran Slee 10.25% Increasing
Valor Resources VAL $20.4M Tolga Kumova 5.28% Becoming
Ausmex Mining Group AMG $27.9M Wayne McCrae 20.64% Increasing
Pharmaxis PXS $31.2M Karst Peak Capital 8.90% Becoming
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One company with a peculiar history is HARVEST TECHNOLOGY GROUP (ASX:HTG) which was once focused on detecting sharks but now has technology enabling people to monitor and conduct business operations remotely such as oil and gas platforms.

Taking a 5.03 per cent stake in it was a Queensland investor by the name of Carl Charalambous paying just over $2.5 million. This investor appears to be a prominent real estate agent in Brisbane, running agency C Property which shares the same address as the fund that bought shares in Harvest.

Tolga Kumova became a substantial holder of uranium play Valor Resources (ASX:VAL) with two trades of $276,000 and $45,000 made this month taking him over the line.

Turning to fund managers, and notable trades made by Perennial Value Management include MoneyMe (ASX:MME), of which is now owns 12.72 per cent, and Maggie Beer (ASX:MBH), which it has 8.68 per cent of.

Regal Funds Management became a substantial holder of enviro-tech stock Calix (ASX:CXL) and architecture company Duratec (ASX:DUR).

Karst Peak Capital became a substantial holder of biotech Pharmaxis (ASX:PXS), accumulating an 8.9 per cent for $3.2 million.



Company Code Market Cap Holder Current Stake Status
Shriro Holdings SHH $83.7M Grieg & Harrison <5% Ceasing
John Lyng Group JLG $905.4M Lindsay Barber 5.93% Decreasing
New World Resources NWC $134.3M Perennial Value Management 6.46% Decreasing
Fremont Petroleum FPL $16.4M Regal Funds Management <5% Ceasing
Anatara Life Sciences ANR $12.7M Myeng 5.09% Decreasing
Alpha HPA A4N $363.5M Rolling Hills Capital <5% Ceasing
Beacon Lighting BLX $387.5M Pendal <5% Ceasing
Singular Health SHG $26.0M Regal Funds Management <5% Ceasing
Earlypay EPY $94.4M First Samuel 15.00% Decreasing
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Regal Funds Management ceased to be a substantial holder of medical imaging company Singular Health Group (ASX:SHG) – which is one of 2021’s best performing IPOs – and oil & gas junior Fremont Petroleum (ASX:FPL).

Lindsay Barber, a director of Johns Lyng Group (ASX:JLG) parted with $9.375 million in shares last week and his stake decreased to just under 6 per cent.