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From Your Industry| Oct 31, 2014

10 things you need to know from this week’s news

Week in Brief: Sesame’s latest fine, FCA facing judicial review challenge and fair value annuity buyouts proposed.

Oct 30, 2014

Schroders keeps UK Growth trust after Dean’s exit

After holding a beauty parade, the board of Schroder UK Growth has assigned a new fund manager; group drops management fee.

Oct 30, 2014

BlackRock to take on F&C’s British Assets trust

The board of British Assets proposes a switch in strategy to a multi-asset income focus, with Blackock taking on the management of the trust.

Oct 30, 2014

Four renewable energy trusts to raise £380m

Popularity of renewable energy sector grows as trusts target dividends of up to 7 per cent.

Investments| Oct 29, 2014

Alliance Trust expects £2m annual saving on restructure

Reorganisation of equity team, which saw head of equities Ilario di Bon and four others leave, is expected to bring cost savings.

Oct 22, 2014

Locke recommends taking profits from Aberforth

Investment trust analyst suggests potential UK small cap shift.

Analysis & Opinion

Interview| Oct 23, 2014

Q&A: James de Sausmarez

James de Sausmarez, head of investment trusts at Henderson Global Investors, talks all things investment trusts and why he never played as...

Asia Pacific| Sep 08, 2014

Fund Review: Aberdeen Asian Income fund

The fund’s manager, Hugh Young, says the team’s disciplined approach to investing has helped to combat market uncertainties

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Adviser Guides

Guide to Split Capital Investment Trusts

This guide looks at how split capital investment trusts work, the pros and cons of the vehicle and the regulatory stance in 2014.

Special Reports

Investment Trusts - August 2014

Has the RDR levelled the playing field for investment trusts?

Special Reports

Investment Trusts - May 2014

In the post-RDR world, investments trusts have been expected to make ground against their open-ended counterparts and find favour among investors.

Recent Articles
  1. Walls weighs up investment in flagging World Mining Trust
    Oct 21, 2014

    Walls weighs up investment in flagging World Mining Trust

    Manager says share price of Evy Hambro’s mining trust has fallen to more attractive price.

  2. Hargreaves sceptical about ‘RDR effect’
    Oct 21, 2014

    Hargreaves sceptical about ‘RDR effect’

    Bristol-based intermediary questions what is behind surge in purchases of investment trusts.

  3. Henderson’s Beckett ups peripheral exposure
    Oct 10, 2014

    Henderson’s Beckett ups peripheral exposure

    Henderson manager has added Italian and Spanish investments to his portfolio.

  4. Volckaert sells top stocks ahead of market rotation
    Oct 08, 2014

    Volckaert sells top stocks ahead of market rotation

    Henderson’s global equity manager makes shift in investment trust portfolio.

  5. AIC bemoans IFAs holding trusts but refusing to recommend
    Oct 07, 2014

    AIC bemoans IFAs holding trusts but refusing to recommend

    Director general cites further research indicating favourable performance track record.

  6. Alliance Trust adds 80 funds to platform
    Wraps & Platforms| Oct 07, 2014

    Alliance Trust adds 80 funds to platform

    Inflows to Oeics and unit trusts increase to 21 per cent in 2014 from 7 per cent in 2013.

  7. Double digit proposals for Julie Dean’s old trust
    Oct 06, 2014

    Double digit proposals for Julie Dean’s old trust

    Chairman of Schroder’s UK Growth investment trust hopes to announce the manager by this time next month.

  8. Macau trust posts ‘record’ results
    Oct 03, 2014

    Macau trust posts ‘record’ results

    Gaming appeal boosts property portfolio.

  9. Peter Arthur elected as AIC chairman
    Oct 03, 2014

    Peter Arthur elected as AIC chairman

    From January 2015 Andrew Bell will step down as chairman of the AIC.

  10. Investment Trust View: Why do IFAs fear trusts?
    Oct 03, 2014

    Investment Trust View: Why do IFAs fear trusts?

    Investment trusts consistently outperform open-ended funds, yet advisers still ignore them.

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