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7 September 2018

The charitable foundation of Allan Gray, the South African billionaire and philanthropist, has emerged as a top shareholder in Fidelity China Special Situations.

7 September 2018

British Empire manager Joe Bauernfreund is launching a Japanese investment trust, the AVI Japan Opportunity Trust, drawing on his recent experience of shareholder activism in the country.

7 September 2018

Threat of UK crashing out of Europe without a deal may worry mainstream commercial real estate market but prospects for student property remain strong, says GCP Student Living.

6 September 2018

Supermarket Income, the high yielding real estate investment trust targeting stores benefiting from the online shopping boom, considers further share issue after successful first year.

6 September 2018

Regional investment trust looks to be a test case for paying dividends out of capital as it grapples with the sell-off in emerging markets.

6 September 2018

Trading in shares of Warehouse Reit resumes after reverse takeover talks between real estate investment trust and Hansteen Holdings break down.

6 September 2018

The battle for Phaunos Timber Fund intensifies with US real estate investment trust CatchMark Timber announcing a possible $284 million share offer to trump a cash bid by company's former manager.

4 September 2018

Fund manager Neuberger Berman is reducing its grip on the board of NB Private Equity as investment company takes further steps to reduce the wide discount on its shares.

4 September 2018

Star fund manager looks to raise £250 million for Smithson investment trust.

31 August 2018

Trojan and Personal Assets manager says investors are 'extrapolating and overpaying for recent growth'.

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