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1 April 2020

Andrew Bell, chief executive of global multi-manager trust, turns cautious after global coronavirus pandemic knocks a quarter off its net asset value and ushers in a recession.

1 April 2020

Global smaller companies investment trust Smithson has curbed losses during the Covid-19 sell-off thanks to a large weighting in defensive healthcare stocks, some of which are battling the outbreak.

1 April 2020

Fund manager Mark Barnett’s 20-year reign at Perpetual Income & Growth looks increasingly insecure after the 60% writedown of UK equity income investment trust's unquoted holdings.

31 March 2020

Majedie’s James de Uphaugh overhauls Edinburgh investment trust, shifting UK equity income portfolio he took over from Invesco’s Mark Barnett into strong market leaders, such as Tesco, he believes will survive the crisis.

30 March 2020

Shares in high-yielding debt fund crumple after confirming investors’ fears as raft of other investment companies reveal the pressure from a coronavirus slump and credit crunch.

30 March 2020

Dale Nicholls, manager of Fidelity China Special Situations, under-estimated impact of coronavirus on Asia stock markets but shares in his trust and its main rival have done better than investors probably feared.

30 March 2020

Former star Fidelity fund manager Anthony Bolton says he has begun to invest some of his cash after the recent stock market crash.

27 March 2020

Board of Temple Bar forces fund manager Alastair Mundy to de-risk UK equity income investment trust by selling some holdings and removing borrowing after its shares more than halve in coronavirus crash.

26 March 2020

Oakley Capital Investments reassures investors of resilience of its consumer-focused, private equity investments after plunging price of listings magazine publisher Time Out weighs heavily on its shares.

26 March 2020

The coronavirus crisis claims its first private equity casualties with Jon Moulton’s two Better Capital funds planning to leave the stock market after investee companies, such as double glazing firm Everest, suffered huge disruption.


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