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2 June 2017

With stock markets at all-time highs, investment trust bargains are few and far between. But some UK equity trusts appear to offer some value.

1 June 2017

Electra Private Equity's former fund manager has walked away with a £34 million ‘termination payment’ and could double this if activist investor Edward Bramson liquidates remaining portfolio.

31 May 2017

Councils are using taxpayers' money to make ill-judged property investments, says Matthew Oakeshott, co-manager of Value and Income investment trust.

31 May 2017

Board of Genesis Emerging Markets cuts fee paid to its fund manager from 1.25% to 0.95% as it bids to attract investors after a long period of underperformance.

31 May 2017

Fund manager and board of this long-term underperformer are desperate for shareholders to back a new dividend policy they believe could re-rate its shares.

30 May 2017

Witan boss Andrew Bell has dropped MFS Investment Management and Tweedy, Browne from the investment trust's line-up.

30 May 2017

Cayzer family-backed global fund becomes latest trust to grow dividends for half a century but cautions that markets are in last leg of bull rally.

30 May 2017

PRS, the government-backed real estate investment trust, leads fund-raising wave by four ‘alternative income’ funds, with a fifth targeting a further £100 million.

26 May 2017

Prospects for global trust improve after Aviva Investors says it is happy with a ‘medium-term’ investment. Meanwhile, its stake in Majedie Asset Management continues to rise in value.

26 May 2017

A rebound in Asia and merger of Aberdeen Asset Management and Standard Life has rejuvenated 59-year-old star investor

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Overview and Outlook for Impax Environmental Markets PLC

Jon Forster, Co-manager of Impax Environmental Markets PLC gives an overview of the investment company in Q1 2017 and comments on the outlook for environmental markets.

Infrastructure panel: Harry Seekings and Greg Taylor

Harry Seekings, Director at InfraRed Capital Partners, Investment Advisers to HICL Infrastructure, and Greg Taylor, Co-Portfolio Manager, Sequoia Economic Infrastructure Income, discuss the outlook for infrastructure, whether strong yields are sustainable, and where they are finding opportunities

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.

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