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23 February 2018

Temple Bar, the underperforming UK equity income trust run by contrarian value investor Alastair Mundy, hopes to keep investors sweet with biggest dividend hike since financial crisis.

23 February 2018

Civitas Social Housing and GCP Infrastructure have sought to reassure shareholders over their exposure to First Priority, a struggling housing association in Kent.

22 February 2018

Augmentum Fintech, a new investment trust backed by Rothschilds’ RIT Capital Partners, looks to raise £125 million for portfolio including Zopa, Seedrs, Interactive Investors and a new generation of financial challengers.

21 February 2018

Declaration of 41.4p per share special dividend prompts Jefferies to lift its recommendation for 3i Infrastructure, arguing the shares have been unjustly de-rated over fears of a Labour government.

21 February 2018

Departure of fund manager Talib Sheikh has not derailed JP Morgan’s Multi-Asset Trust launch with shareholders from another of the group's investment trusts switching to its shares.

21 February 2018

PRS Real Estate Investment Trust has closed a £250 million fund raising early due to strong investor demand for its shares targeting a 6% yield.

21 February 2018

Board of emerging markets fund of funds steps up efforts to placate investors, offering a chance to sell some shares at a narrow discount if they vote for its continuation in April.

21 February 2018

Genesis Emerging Markets is generating decent returns but can't beat the MSCI Emerging Markets index while its managers underweight Tencent, Alibaba and Samsung.

20 February 2018

Share price slump of Provident Financial dealt a blow to City of London and leaves popular investment trust lagging FTSE All-Share index over three years.

20 February 2018

Board approves appointment of George Ensor as lead manager of River and Mercantile UK Micro Cap, following sacking of former manager Philip Rodrigs.

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