Odey Starts Wolfson Microelectronics Stake ~ market folly

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Odey Starts Wolfson Microelectronics Stake

Crispin Odey's firm Odey Asset Management has disclosed a new position in London listed Wolfson Microelectronics (LON:WLF).

Due to trading on January 28th, Odey own the equivalent of 5.95% of Wolfson's voting rights.  The whole position is held via CFDs/derivatives.

James Hanbury's Odey Absolute Return hedge fund appears to be the main holder.

Per Google Finance, Wolfson Microelectronics is "a semiconductor company.  Wolfson is principally engaged in the design, manufacture and supply of high performance mixed- signal integrated circuits for the consumer electronics market. It segments include Audio Hubs and   Discrete and Power Products. Audio Hubs includes the supply and sale of Wolfson’s Audio Hubs   high performance audio integrated circuit solutions. Discrete and Power Products includes the   supply and sale of integrated circuits, which are discrete components, such as Analogue-to-Digital   Converters; Digital-to-Analogue Converters, This segment also includes those components which   are power management integrated circuits and the silicon microphone devices based on Micro- Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) technology. The Company focuses on high definition (HD) audio   systems-on-chip (SoC), and noise reduction and sound enhancement software. During the fiscal year   ended January 1, 2012 (fiscal 2012), it acquired Dynamic Hearing Pty Ltd.”

You can view other recent portfolio activity from Odey here.

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