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25 February 2020

Shares in Lindsell Train have fallen to a discount to net asset value for the first time in nearly a decade amid concerns over the trust's stake in Nick Train's fund management business.

25 February 2020

Pollen Street Secured Lending, the £615m direct lending trust backed by embattled fund manager Mark Barnett, has sacked its manager after a takeover bid sparked a furious row over the information supplied to its suitor.

24 February 2020

Embattled fund manager Mark Barnett has sold his stakes in direct lending investment trusts VPC Specialty Lending and Honeycomb as investors continue to pull money from his £7.7bn Invesco Income and High Income funds.

24 February 2020

Shares in investment trusts have tumbled amid a stock market slump as investors were gripped by fear the coronavirus could no longer be contained following a rapid spread in Italy.

20 February 2020

Global multi-manager investment trust formally embraces environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing as research reveals a low level of engagement by other trusts.

20 February 2020

Andrew Bird, manager of Warehouse real estate investment trust, believes Blackstone's acquisition of Hansteen is just the start of overseas money coming into the sector.

20 February 2020

Fidelity fund manager Alex Wright has slashed his stake in educational publisher Pearson after admitting the turnaround of the group, which he has long championed, was taking too long.

19 February 2020

High-yielding plane leasing funds pulled out of their nose dive today as Amedeo Air Four Plus unexpectedly announced the sale of two A380-800 jumbo jets to Etihad Airways.

19 February 2020

London’s investment company market springs back to life after winter break as activist Japan investment trust gets its flotation underway after just raising more than its minimum target.

18 February 2020

Jupiter Fund Management keeps hold of Jupiter UK Growth trust by swiftly replacing manager Steve Davies with Richard Buxton, who is joining the group after its acquisition of Merian Global Investors.


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