AIC launches income planning and research tool
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Markets and investing

AIC launches income planning and research tool

webmaster - April 8, 2019

The Association of Investment Companies (AIC) has launched a suite of resources to help investors research closed-ended investments according to their dividend characteristics.

Woodford points to second wave of disruptors for performance uplift on PCT in 2018
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Woodford points to second wave of disruptors for performance uplift on PCT in 2018

webmaster - April 5, 2019

Neil Woodford's £736m Patient Capital trust saw a much-needed pick-up in performance in 2018 as a number of its success stories, many of which are unlisted companies,…

Where next for infrastructure trusts and the ‘nationalisation debate’?
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Markets and investing

Where next for infrastructure trusts and the ‘nationalisation debate’?

webmaster - April 3, 2019

As Brexit uncertainty continues to cloud British politics, and hints of a snap General Election abound, analysts have warned infrastructure trusts could be hit hardest by policies…

Board of AXA Property trust proposes manager and investment policy change to avoid wind-down
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Board of AXA Property trust proposes manager and investment policy change to avoid wind-down

webmaster - April 3, 2019

The board of AXA Property trust, which is currently in the process of winding down its assets, is proposing a change of investment policy which will see…

TEMIT’s Sehgal: My trial by fire has already happened
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Markets and investing
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TEMIT’s Sehgal: My trial by fire has already happened

webmaster - April 2, 2019

One year on from taking over the Templeton Emerging Markets Investment trust (TEMIT), and amid a volatile 2018 for emerging markets, manager Chetan Sehgal said the portfolio…

Mobius trust pursues 20% tap issuance
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Markets and investing
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Mobius trust pursues 20% tap issuance

webmaster - March 27, 2019

The board of the Mobius Investment Trust has approved a tap issuance for the company, which raised £100m in its September Initial Public Offering (IPO), according to…

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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.