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11 June 2019

The minnow of the renewable energy sector, Gore Street Energy Storage Fund, has secured £30 million of backing from Ireland’s National Treasury Management Agency, which could double its size.

10 June 2019

HgCapital Trust, one of the best performing private equity funds in the UK stock market, launches its first share issue in nine years.

10 June 2019

Jill Smith, the embattled boss of Allied Minds, resigns as the Neil Woodford and Invesco-backed technology investor bows to campaign by activist Crystal Amber to slash costs and improve shareholder returns.

10 June 2019

Woodford Patient Capital trust drops after statement by its board on crisis gripping fund manager Neil Woodford, who fails to address investors’ fear of ‘fire sale’ of assets by his suspended Equity Income fund.

7 June 2019

It is high time to ramp up our standards of financial education as we survey the wreckage of Woodford Equity Income fund and the public’s panicky response.

7 June 2019

AJ Bell's largest shareholder sells more than a third of its stake, as Invesco's Mark Barnett banks big profit on investment he inherited from Neil Woodford.

6 June 2019

Martin Currie Asia Unconstrained, the smallest and worst performing trust in its sector, is to be liquidated after board gives up efforts to gain investor interest.

6 June 2019

UK’s largest listed life sciences fund takes another step away from its roots as Battle Against Cancer investment trust with chairman Jeremy Tigue announcing he will retire in December.

6 June 2019

High-yielding leasing fund is one step closer to recovering $2.5 million (£2.2 million) it loaned to US solar cell manufacturer Suniva, now lifted from bankruptcy.

6 June 2019

Research by Henderson International Income Trust reveals that a fifth of the £1 trillion paid in dividends globally last year came from unreliable companies.

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