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21 September 2018

Emerging market veteran Mark Mobius is confident his timing is good and enough investors will back his crack team of fund managers in launching his new investment trust.

21 September 2018

Woodford Patient Capital Trust shoots to top of stock market as unexpected revaluation of one of its most controversial holdings, cold fusion specialist Industrial Heat, adds 5.5% to its battered share price.

20 September 2018

Winterflood Securities, broker to Woodford Patient Capital, has pitched the struggling investment trust as a potential safe haven in a stock market downturn.

20 September 2018

Sequoia Economic Infrastructure Income looks to brush past £1 billion mark as 5.5% yielding debt fund offers investors chance to buy new shares on a small discount to its current price.

19 September 2018

Over a year after launch global smaller companies investment trust is proving achingly slow to deploy its assets although the currency crisis in Turkey prompted its Stewart Investors managers to buy a drinks company.

18 September 2018

An investment trust lending to privately-owned shipping companies is latest alternative income fund to test waters of busy flotation market, promising to generate returns not linked to either stock markets or the economy.

18 September 2018

UK’s largest venture capital trust hopes latest share offer will lift its assets to £800 million and give it the funds to plough into the next generation of technology disrupters.


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