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Edward Bramson, a partner at Sherborne Investors, has strongly criticised the management and track record of the £1.4 billion Electra Private Equity fund.

Weiss is best known for hastening the demise of unloved investment trusts - can it make a success of running its own?

Electra is calling on shareholders to reject activist investor Edward Bramson’s calls for a strategic review and board overhaul at its upcoming general meeting.

Investing in Ecofin Water & Power has paid dividends - but the managers need to make sure they are not just leveraging one investment.

Citywire AAA-rated Julie Dean is to leave Schroders, with AA-rated counterpart Matt Hudson assuming her responsibilities.  

The managers of the £325 million Ruffer investment trust have highlighted reasons for optimism about Japanese equities, despite wider flight from them.

Shares in Scottish companies and sterling tumble after the weekend poll.

The directors of the BlackRock Hedge Selector investment trust are considering overhauling their investment approach.

Invesco has lowered the charges on its closed-ended fund of funds.

Harry Nimmo has attributed the sharp decline in performance to derivative traders taking fright at signs rates could be on the rise.

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