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28 April 2017

UK smaller companies trusts have been among the best performers of the year, but discounts on their shares remain high.

28 April 2017

Struggling education services group has given Finsbury Growth & Income’s star fund manager a list of its performance targets as he agonises over whether to dump the stock or buy more of its shares.

27 April 2017

Corporate financier TradeRisks looks to capitalise on interest in social housing with launch of Residential Secure Income real estate investment trust (Reit).

26 April 2017

Last year's top-performing property fund, Industrial Multi Property Trust, falls to Hansteen Holdings after real estate investment trust raises its offer.

24 April 2017

Shares in Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate soar on news of merger with US parent group.

24 April 2017

Henderson International Income Trust (HINT), a 'pure' global equity income fund, looks to expand through two new share issues. We explain what's happening.

21 April 2017

Board of Woodford Patient Capital Trust proposes allowing fund manager Neil Woodford to invest up to 80% of its assets in unquoted companies.

21 April 2017

Telegraph's Questor column sparks buying spree of number of investment trusts, sending them to 'expensive' levels.

20 April 2017

Private equity trust delivers strong returns in first year as part of the Intermediate Capital Group.

20 April 2017

FTSE 100 global trust Scottish Mortgage refinances, while Troy Income & Growth opens up possibility of gearing with credit facility.

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VCT panel discussion with Patrick Reeve & David Hall

Patrick Reeve, Managing Partner, Albion Ventures and David Hall, Managing Director, YFM Equity Partners discuss where they are finding investment opportunities, the strong demand for VCTs and the benefits of VCTs for investors, as well as the impact of VCTs on the UK economy.

Securities Trust of Scotland Manager Update

Mark Whitehead, Portfolio Manager of Securities Trust of Scotland, discusses the outlook for markets, the stocks he’s finding attractive and the trust’s recent evolution to an unconstrained investment approach.

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The AIC talks to Bruce Stout, manager of Murray International, Peter Ewins, manager of F&C Global Smaller Companies and James Henderson, manager of Lowland, Law Debenture and Henderson Opportunities, about what 2017 may have in store for the investment company industry.

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