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The Association of Investment Companies (AIC) was founded in 1932 to represent the interests of the investment trust industry – the oldest form of collective investment. Today, the AIC represents a broad range of investment companies, incorporating investment trusts, VCTs and other closed-end funds.

The information below is a combination of both AIC created and external content covering investment trust news and industry insights applicable to private investors. If you have any questions regarding any of this information, or you simply have a question you would like answered please let us know at

Press releases

Private equity managers reflect on COVID and share outlooks for tech.

The AIC urges the FCA to follow the evidence and adopt the successful German property fund model.

The AIC welcomes the paper’s proposals to empower retail investors.

‘How to invest in an investment company’ explains how and where to buy investment company shares.


David Prosser explains why it pays off to invest for the long term.

Ian Cowie compares reactions to COVID in Asia and Europe.

Kyle Caldwell analyses the resilience of income paying investment companies.

Faith Glasgow looks at the Renewable Energy Infrastructure sector.

Citywire news

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Last updated: 10:48 - 24/11/20

Majedie's James de Uphaugh is shifting the position of the UK equity income trust to be ready for an economic recovery.

A dramatic rebound since March lows leaves Citywire award winner Montanaro European Smaller Companies with impressive long-term returns, though warning a rotation from growth to value investing could curb its progress.

FTSE 100 closes in the red, after initial rally spurred by AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine news petered out.

Latest videos

Japan Trust - Manager Update (November 2020)

Client Director Alex Blake talks to lead manager of The Baillie Gifford Japan Trust Matthew Brett about the past year, the current positioning of the portfolio …

18 November 2020

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