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Woodford’s holding in Hostelworld now over 23 per cent

London hedge fund trader has slowly been building up his stake in the company

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer

23rd April, 2017
Chief executive Feargal Mooney

London hedge fund trader Neil Woodford has pushed his holding in Irish tourism company Hostelworld above 23 per cent.

Woodford has slowly been building up his stake in the company, stock exchange filings show, and between the shares’ rise in price and his continued acquisitions that stake is now worth £69 million (€83 million), more than twice the roughly £27 million it was worth around the time of his last big purchase in June of last...

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