ABOUT US

RAMcap is an activist investor in the shares of small cap and micro cap companies that are listed on ASX. It adopts a buy and hold investment strategy.
Since inception in March 2018 to December 2021 RAMcap has generated average annual returns on its ordinary ‘ORD’ shares exceeding 70%.
As at 31 December 2021 the three core portfolio positions in gold producers Pantoro and Kingston Resources and oil & gas producer Calima have an aggregate market value of $16million.
The basis for the opening of most positions is the identification of the catalyst(s) for potential realisation of a minimum 100% gain on that position within 12 months.
The RAMcap investment committee is a father and son team with combined investment experience of 70 years.

CAPITAL HISTORY

PAID-IN ORD CAPITAL

$2,108,870.00

DIVIDENDS TO DATE

$0.03 per ORD Share / $356,049

INVESTMENT PROCESS

70

Years experience

Our investment team has over 70 years of combined experience of investment markets.
The team has been exposed to numerous economic cycles commencing with the Liquidity Squeeze of 1974, the stockmarket crash of 1987, the Tech Wreck of 2001 and the Global Financial Crisis of 2008.
The assessment of merit is a subjective process conducted across numerous parameters of which the dominant is the prospective responsiveness of the share price to the perceived latent catalyst(s). We assess across the following additional factors:
underlying organic cash generation in the investee’s business;
debt level;
liquidity of the stock on market;
competence and motivation of management;
disposition of the share register;
stockbroker research coverage.
Implementation of share purchases is generally staged as confidence in the merit of the investment grows. RAMcap’s objective is to maximize returns. It is not constrained by ESG considerations or RAMcap’s percentage holding in the investee’s capital. The maximum entry position in any one investment is 40% of the portfolio and at a sector level the portfolio constraint is 75%.

RAMcap maintains active contact with numerous stockbroking firms and securities dealers in its search for companies of investment merit. We make and maintain watchful contact with the senior management of our investee companies.

The investment committee constitute the majority ownership of RAMcap.

The ORD portfolio is concentrated and is generally less than 10 stocks. Returns are amplified by use of CFDs. A separate portfolio is maintained for the holders of RAMcap’s redeemable preference ‘REDP’ stock.

The investment committee is remunerated solely for quarterly outperformance against the XSOA index.

OUR DIRECTORS

  • Richard Matthews
    Richard Matthews CEO & Founder
    Richard is a businessman and stockmarket investor. He commenced his investing activity – aged 17- when he participated in the IPO onto ASX of technology stock Wavenet International in the year 2000. He subsequently borrowed $20,000 – aged 20 – to participate in the IPO of insurance company Promina Group.
    Richard manages his own SMSF fund. Over the past 10 years it has generated an average annual post tax return of 32%. Richard established RAMcap as a hedge fund company in March 2018. Richard is the CEO, Founder and controlling shareholder of RAMcap. He is chairperson of the investment committee. 
  • Warren Cammack
    Warren Cammack Non Executive Director
    Warren is the co-founder and currently chairman and COO of ditno, an Australian cybersecurity organization with a vision to make security simple. He has also previously been the chairman of the Australian Computer Society NSW board, NED of a Vietnamese recruitment organization and a member of the technical advisory committee for the Copyright Agency of Australia.
    Warren has also worked for the Commonwealth Bank of Australia for over 12 years in various parts of the organization concluding his tenure as General Manager in Vietnam.
    Warren holds a bachelor of Computing & Management degree from the University of Leeds, is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and has had extensive professional education including MIT.
  • James Wynn
    James Wynn Non Executive Director
    James is a professional director having spent his executive career in Big 4 Firms, Investment Banks and medium to large listed and unlisted corporations.
    James is a Fellow of the ACID and an expert in Corporate Governance. James holds a BEc degree from the University of Sydney, a Masters in Management degree from MGSM and is a CA and CPA. 

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