Aberdeen Standard Investments appointed manager of new sustainability trust ahead of IPO
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Aberdeen Standard Investments appointed manager of new sustainability trust ahead of IPO

webmaster - October 8, 2018

Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) has been hired as manager of the new Global Sustainability Trust, which will invest primarily in private market investments that are expected to…

Gresham House targets £200m for renewable energy-focused investment trust
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Markets and investing
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Gresham House targets £200m for renewable energy-focused investment trust

webmaster - October 4, 2018

Specialist alternatives asset manager Gresham House has announced plans to launch an investment trust in the renewable energy sector, with an initial public offering (IPO) target of…

Update: Electra investment trust to be wound up
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Update: Electra investment trust to be wound up

webmaster - October 4, 2018

The board of the Electra investment trust has decided to wind up the company following the third stage of its strategic review.

M&G targets £250m for private credit investment trust
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M&G targets £250m for private credit investment trust

webmaster - September 26, 2018

M&G Investments is launching a Credit Income investment trust, the first time it has made private debt available to its non-institutional investors.

AllianzGI appoints Amundi’s Carbonneil as head of investment trusts
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AllianzGI appoints Amundi’s Carbonneil as head of investment trusts

webmaster - September 26, 2018

Allianz Global Investors has hired Stephanie Carbonneil as head of investment trusts, following the departure of Melissa Gallagher in July, Investment Week can reveal.

Investment trusts and the quest for retirement income
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Investment trusts and the quest for retirement income

webmaster - September 26, 2018

Sometimes we make life more complicated than it has to be, says Nick Britton, head of training at the AIC.

Mobius raises £100m in investment trust IPO
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Mobius raises £100m in investment trust IPO

webmaster - September 26, 2018

The Mobius Investment Trust has announced it raised £100m in its Initial Public Offering (IPO) ahead of its 1 October listing, lower than its target of £200m.

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Update: Electra closes formal sales process as ‘no firm interest received’

webmaster - August 24, 2018

The £350m Electra investment trust has closed the formal sales process it launched under the 'Takeover Code' in May, when it entered the third and final phase…

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AIC releases shareholder voting information for platform users

webmaster - July 30, 2018

The Association of Investment Companies (AIC) has released a breakdown of how shareholders can vote on company shares via both retail and adviser/wealth manager platforms, in association…

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UK small-cap trusts top charts in April

webmaster - May 17, 2017

Closed-ended funds investing in UK smaller companies dominated performance tables in April, with BlackRock, Henderson and Standard Life all winners during the month.