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 enquiries@theaic.co.uk.

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‘Venture Capital Trusts Explained’ is an easy-to-understand animation explaining what VCTs are, what they invest in, the associated risks and the tax incentives on offer.
Adviser recommendations for millennials, mid-life investors and retirees.
Award will recognise platforms helping shareholders exercise their rights.
Value-focused investment company managers on COVID, inflation, a potential growth-to-value rotation and attractively priced opportunities.

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David Prosser explains how to prepare for tax changes ahead of the spring budget.
Faith Glasgow goes shopping for investment company bargains..
Ian Cowie discusses the implications of the Biden presidency.
Esther Armstrong tackles the age-old debate.

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10:12 - 02/03/21

The FTSE 100 managed to push higher despite demand slowdown woes weighing on oil majors and miners, while the mid-caps were buoyed by Renishaw going up for sale.
Home Reit, the first London-listed investment trust to tackle the issue of homelessness, aims to grow to £1bn over the next five years in a bid to help as many people as possible.
The FTSE 100 surged nearly 2% this morning while the mid-cap index wasn’t far behind, boosted by Budget plans to support the property market and prospects for a US stimulus package.

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Keystone Positive Change Investment Trust - Introduction

The aim of the Keystone Positive Change Investment Trust is to deliver attractive investment returns on behalf of shareholders over the long term, and to help shareholders contribute towards a more sustainable world. Investment managers Kate Fox and Lee Qian explain how they hope to do this.

Venture Capital Trusts Explained

‘Venture Capital Trusts Explained’ is an easy-to-understand animation explaining what VCTs are, what they invest in, the associated risks and the tax incentives on offer.

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