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Fund manager BlackRock snaps up 11% of trust while Woodford Patient Capital directors see stakes scaled back along with other investors.

Our weekly look at cheap and expensive investment trust shares shows fund managers and discount hunters digging in at Artemis Alpha.

Fund managers' fascination with alternative lending demonstrated by US peer-to-peer lender Funding Circle raising £100 million.

Fund managers draw some positives from Tesco's full-year results despite a huge £6.4 billion loss.

AIM-listed Sphere Medical is the first of 30 investments Neil Woodford plans for the new £800 million investment trust.

F&C Private Equity holds some great and hard-to-access names, but needs to address a deep discount, writes James Carthew.

Adam Ryan of BlackRock Income Strategies, formerly British Assets, has revamped the investment trust but is keeping some powder dry ahead of a possible market correction.

Shares in the UK's biggest investment trust launch move to a small premium, leaving some profit for a few 'stags' who sell out.

David Kempton presents five fund picks after meeting with Hawksmoor fund managers, but he's wary about the general election.

Stockbrokers determine how individual applications are scaled back after Woodford Patient Capital Trust oversubscribed by nearly 10%. 

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