Explore how investment companies work, and start to discover which one might be the right investment for you
Understand the language of investment companies see our glossary.
Investment companies are a way to make a single investment that gives you a share in a much larger portfolio. A type of collective investment, they let you spread your risk and access investment opportunities you wouldn't find on your own.
This guide is designed for investors without much experience, or people who haven't considered investment companies as an option yet.
Already know the basics? Find and compare investment companies
What are investment companies?
Investment companies – the basics of how they work
Split capital investment companies – companies that offer more than one type of share
Venture Capital Trusts (VCTs) – investing in risky new businesses with potential for growth
Types of investment
Getting the advice you need
- Getting financial advice – use an expert to find an investment that suits your needs.