1. Introduction and Summary of the Research -- 2. An Outline of the Approach to this Research -- 3. The Initial Case Study (The Case of Mosnic) -- 4. Analysis of the Initial Case Study and Development of the Conceptual Framework -- 5. Maintaining the Portfolio of Agents (Pre-Investment Case Studies) -- 6. Post-Investment Case Studies -- 7. Analysis of the Agents' Case Studies and Development of the Detailed Conceptual Framework -- 8. Primary Conclusion on Strategy Formulation and Controllership in Investment Houses (Management Literature Review and Implications for Theory) -- 9. Secondary Conclusion: Review of the Finance Literature -- 10. Implications for Practice and Suggestions for Future Research.