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5 April 2017

Infrastructure fund takes stake in National Grid's gas distribution network and lays out plans to raise an additional £250 million. 

5 April 2017

P2P Global Investments has announced a review of MW Eaglewood, as the shares languish 20% below launch price. 

4 April 2017

VinaCapital Vietnam Opportunity is one of the more specialist investment companies we have looked at. Manager Andy Ho tells us more.

3 April 2017

Online stockbroker AJ Bell has revealed the 10 best-selling investment trusts on its website in the first three months of the year.

30 March 2017

Strategic Equity Capital rejects request from Ian Armitage and Harwood Capital for extraordinary general meeting to vote on tougher share buyback policy.

29 March 2017

Not enough mining shares and too many smaller companies prevented highly geared Merchants Trust from beating FTSE 100 last year.

28 March 2017

Global trust begins new era under multi-manager specialist Willis Towers Watson, which has been told to deliver index-beating returns.

28 March 2017

New analysis of investment trust performance challenges Financial Conduct Authority’s conclusion that all active funds are expensive and useless.

27 March 2017

Fund managers Ian Armitage and Chris Mills want smaller companies trust to get shareholder approval for share buyback at tight discount.

27 March 2017

Global investment trust Monks follows Baillie Gifford stable mate Scottish Mortgage in cutting amount it pays fund manager.



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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.

What are the prospects for markets and the investment company industry in 2017?

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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