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Changes in disclosable net short positions - week to 27/02/2015

By Steve Moore | Thursday 5 March 2015

Disclosure: I own shares in one or more of the stocks mentioned. I wrote this article myself, and it expresses my own opinions. I am not receiving compensation for it (other than from ShareProphets). I have no business relationship with any company whose stock is mentioned in this article.

From the FCA's spreadsheet of short positions required to be disclosed to it, the following details changes to net short positions in the last week (red if short increased, green if reduced)...

Position Holder Name of Share Issuer Net Short Position (%) Position Date
Marshall Wace LLP ADMIRAL GROUP PLC 0.76 2015-02-25
GLG Partners LP AFREN PLC 1.89 2015-02-27
Kite Lake Capital Management (UK) LLP AFREN PLC 1.53 2015-02-27
CapeView Capital LLP AFREN PLC 0.94 2015-02-24
Key Group Holdings (Cayman), Ltd AMEC PLC 0.68 2015-02-25
Henderson Global Investors AMLIN PLC 0.59 2015-02-27
Millennium International Management LP ANTOFAGASTA PLC 0.67 2015-02-23
Artemis Investment Management LLP AO WORLD PLC ORD 1.09 2015-02-25
Odey Asset Management LLP APR ENERGY PLC 2.81 2015-02-26
Odey Asset Management LLP ASHMORE GROUP PLC 6.45 2015-02-24
Steadfast Capital Management LP ASOS PLC 2.03 2015-02-27
Ennismore Fund Management Ltd AVANTI COMMUNICATIONS GROUP 0.50 2015-02-25
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd AVEVA GROUP PLC 1.08 2015-02-27
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A. AVEVA GROUP PLC 1.29 2015-02-24
BlueCrest Capital Management Ltd BALFOUR BEATTY PLC 0.58 2015-02-24
Marshall Wace LLP BALFOUR BEATTY PLC 0.57 2015-02-23
JPMorgan Asset Management (UK) Ltd BOOHOO.COM PLC 0.75 2015-02-25
Thunderbird Partners LLP CARILLION PLC 1.76 2015-02-27
GMT Capital Corp CARPETRIGHT PLC 2.04 2015-02-27
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd DE LA RUE PLC 0.78 2015-02-26
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd DIALIGHT PLC 1.75 2015-02-26
Och-Ziff Management Europe Ltd ELECTRA PRIVATE EQUITY 1.28 2015-02-26
Insight Investment Management (Global) Ltd ELEMENTIS PLC 0.64 2015-02-25
Marshall Wace LLP ENQUEST PLC 0.63 2015-02-24
Numeric Investors LLC FOXTONS GROUP PLC 0.69 2015-02-24
BlueCrest Capital Management Ltd GENEL ENERGY PLC 0.60 2015-02-23
MSK Capital Partners LLP GLOBO PLC 0.61 2015-02-24
CapeView Capital LLP GULF KEYSTONE PETROLEUM LTD 0.71 2015-02-24
EverPoint Asset Management, LLC GW PHARMACEUTICALS PLC 0.65 2015-02-27
Citadel Europe LLP HANSTEEN HOLDINGS PLC 0.54 2015-02-27
Basso Capital Management, LP HANSTEEN HOLDINGS PLC 1.05 2015-02-25
FIL Fund Management Ltd HOCHSCHILD MINING PLC 1.41 2015-02-27
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd HUNTING PLC 1.77 2015-02-27
Odey Asset Management LLP INTU PROPERTIES PLC 3.14 2015-02-23
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd ITE GROUP 0.91 2015-02-24
WorldQuant, LLC KAZ MINERALS PLC 0.57 2015-02-25
Citadel Europe LLP LADBROKES PLC 1.11 2015-02-26
TT International LADBROKES PLC 0.90 2015-02-26
JPMorgan Asset Management (UK) Ltd LANCASHIRE HOLDINGS LTD 0.78 2015-02-27
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A. MICHAEL PAGE INTERNATIONAL 0.78 2015-02-26
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd MITIE GROUP PLC 0.82 2015-02-26
Marshall Wace LLP MONITISE PLC 0.89 2015-02-25
Elliott Capital Advisors LP NEXTENERGY SOLAR FUND LTD 0.98 2015-02-27
BNP Paribas SA OPHIR ENERGY PLC 0.52 2015-02-27
GSA Capital Partners LLP OXFORD INSTRUMENTS 0.50 2015-02-24
Henderson Global Investors PERSIMMON PLC 0.55 2015-02-27
Polygon Global Partners LLP PETROPAVLOVSK PLC 1.34 2015-02-27
CQS (UK) LLP PLAYTECH 0.61 2015-02-26
Valiant Capital Management, LP PLUS500 LTD 1.03 2015-02-27
Coltrane Asset Management, LP PLUS500 LTD 0.54 2015-02-24
Man Investments Ltd PREMIER OIL PLC 0.90 2015-02-24
Millennium International Management LP PREMIER OIL PLC 0.59 2015-02-24
Ennismore Fund Management Ltd QUINDELL PORTFOLIO PLC 1.74 2015-02-25
Coatue Management, LLC QUINDELL PORTFOLIO PLC 0.76 2015-02-23
Lone Pine Capital LLC SAINSBURY (J) PLC 1.30 2015-02-26
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd SERCO GROUP PLC 1.30 2015-02-27
JPMorgan Asset Management (UK) Ltd SERCO GROUP PLC 1.44 2015-02-26
Marshall Wace LLP SERCO GROUP PLC 0.80 2015-02-24
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd SMITHS GROUP PLC 0.51 2015-02-26
Henderson Global Investors TSB BANKING GROUP PLC 0.60 2015-02-27
Marshall Wace LLP TSB BANKING GROUP PLC 1.21 2015-02-26
Dalton Strategic Partnership LLP TSB BANKING GROUP PLC 0.70 2015-02-25
Marshall Wace LLP TUNGSTEN CORP PLC 0.98 2015-02-27
Hutchin Hill Capital, LP TUNGSTEN CORP PLC 0.76 2015-02-27
Numeric Investors LLC TUNGSTEN CORP PLC 1.39 2015-02-26
JPMorgan Asset Management (UK) Ltd TUNGSTEN CORP PLC 2.69 2015-02-24
Greenlight Capital, Inc. VICTREX PLC 0.85 2015-02-27
Odey Asset Management LLP WEIR GROUP PLC/THE 0.62 2015-02-23

Falling Below 0.50%:

Position Holder Name of Share Issuer Net Short Position (%) Position Date
Pointstate Capital LP ANGLO AMERICAN PLC 0.39 2015-02-23
Jane Street Group, LLC CENTAMIN PLC 0.49 2015-02-25
Henderson Alternative Investment Advisor Ltd CIRCASSIA PHARMACEUTICALS PLC 0.00 2015-02-27
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A. ELECTROCOMPONENTS PLC 0.49 2015-02-24
Highbridge Capital Management LLC HANSTEEN HOLDINGS PLC 0.00 2015-02-27
BNP Paribas SA HANSTEEN HOLDINGS PLC 0.48 2015-02-24
AKO Capital LLP HOWDEN JOINERY GROUP PLC 0.44 2015-02-26
Numeric Investors LLC KIER GROUP PLC 0.49 2015-02-23
Marshall Wace LLP LADBROKES PLC 0.43 2015-02-26
Lone Pine Capital LLC MARKS & SPENCER GROUP PLC 0.48 2015-02-27
FIL Fund Management Ltd OCADO GROUP PLC 0.23 2015-02-25
Carmignac Gestion ONESAVINGS BANK PLC 0.41 2015-02-26
WorldQuant, LLC PETROFAC LTD 0.48 2015-02-27
CapeView Capital LLP PETROPAVLOVSK PLC 0.28 2015-02-25
GLG Partners LP SAGA PLC 0.42 2015-02-27
TT International SERCO GROUP PLC 0.41 2015-02-24
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A. TELECITY GROUP PLC 0.49 2015-02-26
Marshall Wace LLP WILLIAM HILL PLC 0.47 2015-02-23
Millennium International Management LP WOOD GROUP (JOHN) PLC 0.48 2015-02-23

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