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The Edinburgh Investment Trust has increased its maximum permitted gearing to 25% and refinanced a £100 million credit facility.

Brokerage Tullett Prebon has revealed that it will retain Terry Smith as a consultant for the next two years.

Renewable energy is attracting a lot of investor interest, so I headed to the UK's largest solar farm to find out more.

The annual management fee on the £355 million TR European Growth trust has been increased.

The global equity income sector only used to have a couple of members but in recent years it has been expanding as new funds have been launched and others have broadened their remits.

Blackstone is seeking to raise more than £150 million for a new closed-ended fund focused on collateralised loan obligations (CLOs).

The annual management fee on the £283 million Keystone Investment Trust, run by Mark Barnett, has been reduced.

A trust that I have always been interested in because it is a bit like the imaginary fund I would run if I won the Euromillions lottery is London & St Lawrence.

The MedicX Group, which runs the popular MedicX fund, is to be acquired by Octopus in a transaction that will boost the boutique’s assets by around £1 billion.

John Dodd, a co-founder of Artemis, has welcomed the contribution Brewin Dolphin has made to the £170 million fund he runs.

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