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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

Renewable Energy Infrastructure receives £1.1bn boost from investors.

10% managed by the same person for more than 20 years.

AIC to host adviser seminars in autumn focused on alternative assets.

Our comments on the Investment Association’s proposals for long-term asset funds (LTAFs).


Ian Cowie explains how he chooses investment companies for his portfolio.

David Prosser tells us how investment companies can help income-focused investors.

David Prosser tells us how investment companies can help families shape their children’s attitudes towards saving.

Impax discuss how climate change offers investment opportunities.

Citywire news

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Last updated: 06:30 - 15/07/19

Losses from reinsurance investments have depressed shares in Aberdeen Diversified Income & Growth and made it a less defensive holding than investors would have hoped, although the multi-asset portfolio continues to generate good dividends.

Board of JPMorgan Global Convertibles considers liquidation and returning cash to shareholders after being told shareholders were unlikely to support a continuation vote in November.

Half-year review of Numis Securities’ investment trust recommendations reveals broker was ‘poised’ to slap ‘sell’ rating on Lindsell Train before its precipitous plunge last Friday.

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Your investment strategy - Infrastructure

Infrastructure investment company managers Giles Frost – INPP, Philip Kent – GCP and Frank Schramm – BBGI, discuss their infrastructure investment strateg…

27 June 2019

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