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5 January 2018

As we fly into the New Year a trio of alternative income funds generating 8% yields from leasing jumbo jets to Emirates Airline are suffering turbulence.

5 January 2018

Continental Investment Partners, set up by ex-3i partner Marco Fumagalli, has launched a £55 million private equity-style UK small cap fund.

4 January 2018

Activist investor Bill Ackman's Pershing Square Holdings hopes to narrow its perpetual discount with a $300 million tender offer, following a torrid three years for the hedge fund.

4 January 2018

David Horner, co-manager of best UK equity income trust over five years, expresses ‘disappointment’ after C-share issue raises just £5.5 million but vows to grow fund this year.

3 January 2018

Hargreaves Lansdown, the UK's biggest online stockbroker, has temporarily removed 96 investment trusts from its platform for failing to provide a new EU-compliant information document to investors.

3 January 2018

High-yielding Tufton Oceanic Assets overcomes tight new issues market to become UK's only listed shipping fund after Nimrod Sea Assets foundered last year.

2 January 2018

UK investment trust and financial services group hopes to draw unusual period of change to a close with appointment of Denis Jackson as chief executive.

22 December 2017

Shares fall in investment fund at centre of storm over unfair leaseholds as it takes stock of government vow to seek justice for home buyers.

22 December 2017

Tech companies and Europe prove popular among fund managers, while uncertainty created by Brexit top their list of worries.

21 December 2017

An end-of-year flurry among real estate investment trusts sees Regional raise money for two acquisitions and Supermarket Income and Civitas Social Housing spend more of the capital raised at their flotations.

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The outlook for 2018: Panel discussion with Scottish Mortgage, Witan and Standard Life Equity Income

Tom Slater, joint manager of Scottish Mortgage, Andrew Bell, chief executive of Witan and Thomas Moore, manager of Standard Life Equity Income, discuss their causes for optimism and concern in 2018 and the regions and sectors they believe will be the big winners of the coming year.

AIC interview with Walter Price, Allianz Technology Trust

Walter Price, Portfolio Manager of Allianz Technology Trust, talks to the AIC about why investors should consider a specialist technology fund, the emerging technologies he is most excited about and his views on the FAANG stocks (Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix and Google).

AIC interview with Katie Potts, Herald Investment Trust

Katie Potts, Manager of Herald Investment Trust, discusses the differences between the US and UK technology investment scenes, why she invests in earlier-stage companies and the technology sectors where she is finding most value.

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