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15:41

Schroder Real Estate trust to alter structure

The Schroder Real Estate Investment trust is set to move onshore and convert to a REIT.

08:31

Elliott attacks performance and fees on Alliance Trust

The feud escalates as activist investor hits back against trust’s circular to shareholders, which it claims resorted to “personal attacks”.

Mar 27, 2015

Monks Investment Trust swaps manager

Charles Plowden to take over from Gerald Smith following a performance review of the global trust.

Mar 27, 2015

Nitin Bajaj to manage Fidelity Asian Values

Current manager John Lo will continue to run segregated institutional mandates at Fidelity, as trust moves towards small-cap focus.

Mar 26, 2015

Update: Alliance circular claims Elliott has bigger plans

The war between Alliance Trust and Elliott Advisors rages on as the trust issues its circular ahead of its annual general meeting next month.

Mar 25, 2015

Experts eye pensions reform move by Invesco trust

Board bids to make trust more income-focused ahead of April’s pension freedom reforms.

Analysis & Opinion
Picking the right income funds

From Pensions| Mar 30, 2015

Picking the right income funds

The right fund could provide growth and income through retirement. But the cost of picking the wrong one could be huge, says Jon Cudby.

From Special Report: | Mar 30, 2015

Unfairly tainted CLOs offer safe and steady returns

What investors need to know about collateralised loan obligations, or CLOs.

Investment spotlight: Back to the future

Mar 23, 2015

Investment spotlight: Back to the future

Despite political protestations, the world has fallen into the stupidities of the 1930s, and we face difficult decisions, says Russell Taylor.

From Special Report: | Mar 23, 2015

Investment trusts excel in Europe

Closed end fund structure makes it easier to borrow to invest.

Recent Articles
  1. Jargon Busting: Gearing
    Investments| Mar 24, 2015

    Jargon Busting: Gearing

    When markets are good, investment trusts can use gearing to magnify gains.

  2. BlackRock World Mining credibility ‘damaged’: Canaccord
    Mar 24, 2015

    BlackRock World Mining credibility ‘damaged’: Canaccord

    Broker claims “horrific” year for the World Mining trust leaves credibility “damaged” and claims “disappointing” fee cut does not go far enough.

  3. Elliott battles with Alliance to force through changes
    Mar 23, 2015

    Elliott battles with Alliance to force through changes

    Experts agree US hedge fund group faces ‘uphill struggle’ to add directors to trust’s board.

  4. Elliott publishes correspondence with Alliance Trust
    Mar 20, 2015

    Elliott publishes correspondence with Alliance Trust

    Elliott Advisors publishes entire letter exchange with Alliance Trust as it claims he firm took its comments “out of context”.

  5. Gloves off: Alliance Trust hits back at Elliott
    Mar 20, 2015

    Gloves off: Alliance Trust hits back at Elliott

    Alliance Trust has responded to Elliott Advisors claims that it made “factually inaccurate” statements.

  6. Elliott slams Alliance’s ‘factually inaccurate’ claims
    Mar 20, 2015

    Elliott slams Alliance’s ‘factually inaccurate’ claims

    Elliott Advisors hits back with a response to Alliance Trust’s statement on the stock exchange this morning.

  7. Alliance Trust warns against ‘unacceptable’ proposals
    Mar 20, 2015

    Alliance Trust warns against ‘unacceptable’ proposals

    Investment trust urges shareholders to vote against the resolutions from activist investor Elliott Advisors to appoint three new board directors.

  8. Volckaert rejuvenates Global Trust
    Mar 20, 2015

    Volckaert rejuvenates Global Trust

    Overhaul of regional allocation on Henderson manager’s vehicle sees Nav increase 14.5 per cent.

  9. Commodities specialist Raw to depart BlackRock
    Mar 19, 2015

    Commodities specialist Raw to depart BlackRock

    Group’s World Mining trust will be managed by Evy Hambro and Olivia Markham once Catherine Raw leaves the asset manager.

  10. Activist investor leads complaint against Alliance Trust
    Mar 16, 2015

    Activist investor leads complaint against Alliance Trust

    Elliott Advisors, the leading shareholder in Alliance Trust, nominates three independent non-execs to the board.

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