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14 October 2019

Peter Elston, chief investment officer at Seneca Investment Managers, has resigned for personal reasons, the board of Seneca Global Income & Growth Trust has announced.

11 October 2019

3i Infrastructure raises nearly £223 million, taking to £339 million the amount drawn in by infrastructure funds in the past two days and lifting total for year to £2 billion.

10 October 2019

BlackRock Energy and Resources Income doubles investment in gold equities as prospects for safe haven metal brighten in deflationary world.

9 October 2019

Real estate investment trust raises its maximum loan-to-value to provide it with headroom should commercial property prices slide after a no-deal Brexit.

8 October 2019

Real estate investment trust plans to appeal to income investors by hiking its dividend 20% and raising its yield to 5.8% after paying £28 million early repayment penalty to refinance its debts.

7 October 2019

Veteran co-manager of Ruffer Investment Company steps back from the defensive, global multi-asset fund as Ruffer reshuffles its investment team and promotes a new generation of fund managers.

7 October 2019

Jupiter Fund Management faces dismissal from second investment trust in a week after board of small, poorly performing Jupiter UK Growth announces it is looking for ‘alternative arrangements’.

7 October 2019

Future of small, global smaller companies trust up in the air after Tom Allen follows Ashish Swarup in resigning from fund manager Stewart Investors.

7 October 2019

Renewables Infrastructure Group (TRIG) achieves second over-subscribed share issue this year, raising cash to repay overdraft and make further investments in UK and Europe.

4 October 2019

Private equity investment company Oakley Capital Investments reports strong half-year boosted by £30 million gain on the sale of some of its stake in private school group Inspired.


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