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.

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Growth Capital and UK Logistics lead the way.
But the Association urges change to prospectus rules.
Proposals could help pension savers benefit from alternative assets.

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Ian Cowie considers and how investors can enjoy a mixture of both income and growth investing.
To mark the 30th anniversary of the launch of the Fidelity European Trust, What Investment’s editor-in-chief Lawrence Gosling spoke to the current lead portfolio manager Sam Morse.
Jonathan Winton, co-portfolio manager of Fidelity Special Values, discusses the surge of activity in UK M&A bids.
David Prosser asks how investment companies can help in tackling climate change.

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09:50 - 08/12/21

F&C, the UK's oldest investment trust, locks in cheap borrowing of 1.9% as its global fund manager Paul Niven looks forward to another positive year for stock markets.
Nick Train has lost patience with education publisher Pearson's inability to be a digital winner as star fund manager endures worst period of performance in years.
Global stock markets notch up a second day of gains as fears about the spread of the new omicron coronavirus variant subside for now.

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