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Summit Germany was among the casualties of the sector in 2009: Does its return to AIM make an interesting entry point?

More than half a billion pounds flowed into Jupiter Fund Management during the first three months of the year.

The £435 million Utilico Emerging Markets investment trust is hoping to raise debt by issuing its own bonds, rather than borrowing from a bank.

Steve Russell and Hamish Baillie, managers of the £317 million Ruffer investment trust, have argued that the case for Japanese equities has not been dented by the country’s consumption tax hike this month.

Increased verbiage is not much help for investors.

Paul Atkinson, manager of the North American Income trust, believes US companies are finally coming around to dividends.

Brevan Howard has proposed amending the investment policy of its £388 million BH Global feeder fund in order to cut its costs.

The £174 million Witan Pacific investment trust has given up its borrowing facility due to the terms of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD).

The £236 million Starwood European Real Estate Finance fund is looking to broaden its mandate in an effort to become fully invested.

Buy lists risk preventing wealth managers from acting opportunistically on trust discounts.

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