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28 May 2019

M&G has said it will join Schroders in rejecting Non-Standard Finance’s hostile takeover bid for Provident Financial backed by income heavyweights Neil Woodford and Mark Barnett.

24 May 2019

Scottish Mortgage’s James Anderson declares ‘step change’ in global investment trust’s commitment to venture capital and says he and co-manager Tom Slater have become ‘more convinced’ of their skills in this area.

24 May 2019

Global investment trust British Empire follows example of F&C, the former Foreign & Colonial, by dropping a name viewed as old-fashioned and out-of-step with modern Britain.

24 May 2019

Finding technology that is reliable and climate-friendly businesses that are sustainably profitable is a challenge more investors are facing.

23 May 2019

Edinburgh Partners' hold on European investment trust hangs by thread as its board review its fund management arrangements in response to long-term disappointing returns.

23 May 2019

Star fund manager builds stake in trust to £7.8 million with purchase of shares on day he announced he would step back from day-to-day management.

23 May 2019

HICL Infrastructure says the pensions of millions of public sector workers would be affected by Labour party plans to buy energy and water companies on the cheap.

22 May 2019

British fintech firm Transferwise more than doubles its valuation to $3.5 billion (£2.8 billion) in boost for private equity backers including Scottish Mortgage, Draper Esprit and Merian Chrysalis.

22 May 2019

Star fund manager says it’s time for a different approach as he steps back from the day-to-day running of underperforming Fundsmith Emerging Equities.

21 May 2019

Warehouse real estate investment trust deploys over half of the £76 million it raised in March as under-pressure open-ended property funds sell assets to meet investor redemptions.

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