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23 February 2017

Fund managers Mike Lindsell and Nick Train look to buy more shares in Pearson after reviewing the position after painful dividend cut.

23 February 2017

Global investment trust looks to bring down UK exposure to a fifth of the portfolio as Brexit casts shadow.

23 February 2017

A goal of income growth has held back performance of Polar Capital Global Healthcare Trust. Its successor may take a new approach.

22 February 2017

Gender equality is making a mark on investment trusts yet only one in five directors of closed-end funds are women, according to new study.

22 February 2017

Jupiter European Opportunities manager Alexander Darwall reviews poorly-performing holdings after 'poor' run for investment trust.

21 February 2017

Fund manager Peter Spiller has run defensive Capital Gearing Trust for 35 years, making him the original 'multi-asset' global investor.

21 February 2017

Small direct lending trust plans to sever ties with founder GLI Finance in attempt to boost assets.

21 February 2017

Managers of smaller companies trust rebuff veteran investor after he approaches shareholders following exit of Stuart Widdowson.

20 February 2017

Woodford Patient Capital Trust has traded below its 2015 launch price for over a year. How patient should shareholders be?

20 February 2017

IMPT's largest shareholder believes the Hansteen offer 'substantially undervalues' the trust's portfolio

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