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22 March 2019

GCP Student Living (DIGS) may struggle to expand its property empire if the London mayor’s proposals to reform student accommodation take effect.

22 March 2019

First quarter investment company fund raising boosted by Baillie Gifford's new institutional offering and Supermarket Income placing £45 million of shares.

21 March 2019

Walter Price and fund management team of Allianz Technology scoop their biggest performance fee in four years after squeezing out a near double-digit return from volatile markets last year.

21 March 2019

Baillie Gifford Shin Nippon is asking shareholders for permission to invest 10% of its top-performing Japanese smaller companies portfolio in unlisted stocks following its earlier investment in Moneytree app.

20 March 2019

Schiehallion Fund is a new closed-end investment company dedicated to the rapidly growing unlisted ‘unicorns’ that fund manager’s flagship Scottish Mortgage Trust has successfully pioneered.

20 March 2019

North America investment trust replaces its lead fund manager Garrett Fish and moves to a hybrid growth-and-value strategy under two fund managers in bid to revive investor interest.

19 March 2019

JPMorgan Global Growth and Income fund manager Jeroen Huysinga is stepping down to retrain for a new career in the charity sector.

18 March 2019

Former Sainsbury’s boss Justin King joins fund manager advising Supermarket Income to help real estate investment trust build its portfolio of stores.

18 March 2019

Interserve’s fall into administration wiped out contractor's shareholders but has not saddled listed social infrastructure funds with the problems they faced after collapse of Carillion, though HICL and INPP have some exposure.

18 March 2019

A high dividend yield and low price to forecast earnings make the UK stock market look comparatively cheap, but dig a little deeper and the FTSE 100 flatters to deceive.

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The Scottish American Investment Company (SAINTS) - Manager Update First Quarter 2019

Toby Ross, joint manager of The Scottish American Investment Company, provides an update on the trust and discusses what SAINTS offers to income-seeking investors.

AIC interview with Sue Noffke, Schroder Income Growth

Sue Noffke, manager of Schroder Income Growth, discusses why it is time to consider unloved UK equities, Brexit and her approach to consistently increasing the company’s dividend.

Recorded 12 March 2019.

AIC interview with Simon Gergel, Merchants Trust

Simon Gergel, manager of Merchants Trust, talks about his approach to value within his investment strategy, Brexit and paying a consistently increasing dividend.

Recorded 12 March 2019.