Private equity fund Literacy Capital, founded by former Capita boss Paul Pindar and his consultant son Richard, will focus its investments on family-run firms and donating 0.9% of its fees to the charity Bookmark Reading.
‘Dividend hero’ JPMorgan Claverhouse has given fund managers William Meadon and Callum Abbot more freedom to stray away from the FTSE All-Share, doubling the amount they can ‘overweight’ and ‘underweight’ sectors.
Net asset values of renewable energy funds are under pressure from power price falls, inflation and tax rises, but investor demand and the sector’s growing maturity are helping to underpin the income portfolios.
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Sophie Earnshaw, co-manager of the Baillie Gifford China Growth Trust, gives an update on the philosophy, positioning and performance of the portfolio since Baillie Gifford took over management of the trust in September 2020.
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