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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

VCTs celebrate their 25th anniversary.

‘Your investment company: having your say’ explains how investors can make their views known.

Investment company managers on a UK second wave and the US election.

Investment company managers share outlooks on the US ahead of the election.


Schroder’s Jean Roche explains the potential rewards of investing in the UK.

David Prosser examines the benefits of investment companies when saving for university fees.

The US is in the spotlight as Ian Cowie explains the importance of investing internationally.

Ian Sayers, Chief Executive of the AIC, learns to stop worrying and love notice periods.

Citywire news

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Last updated: 10:34 - 21/09/20

FTSE 100 falls heavily into red as surge in Covid-19 infections raises fears of another lockdown, while bank stocks slump on damaging allegations of illicit money flows. Report includes all of today's main investment trust risers and fallers.

The £1.3bn Job Curtis run UK equity income trust suffered 14.3% drop in net asset value in year to June but has what it takes to post a record 55th year of dividend growth next year.

The marketing of some poor quality industrial properties alarms generalist real estate investment trust, which had a tough first half but maintained rent collection above rivals.

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