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People and Business: Doubling up

THREE FUND managers have doubled their money in just six months by investing in small cap stocks. They did so in the Singer & Friedlander Company Investor Show Share Competition, prompting the merchant bank to note how spectacular investment returns can be made from shares outside the FSTE 100 and 250.

The winners were, from the top, John Thunhurst of Credit Lyonnais Securities, Peter Land of Brewin Dolphin and David Shapiro of Phillips & Drew.

Mr Shapiro's share picks of Rebus, MDIS and NSB Retail Systems went up on average 82.3 per cent. Perhaps he should have a word with Tony Dye ...

E-mail: j.willcock@independent.co.uk