Real Estate Credit Investments and Starwood European Real Estate Finance are going head-to-head in a bid to raise more money from investors with placings of new shares.
Templeton Emerging Markets wins backing of activist City of London Investment Management in its impending continuation vote after agreeing to buy back up to a quarter of its shares if the trust underperforms its benchmark over the next five years.
BlackRock Smaller Companies and Downing Strategic Micro-Cap reported results last Friday. The two UK small-cap trusts had very different years.
BlackRock Smaller Companies trust manager Mike Prentis will be replaced by Citywire A-rated Roland Arnold on the £695 million trust.
The UK's oldest investment trust, F&C, names Beatrice Hollond as chair to replace Simon Fraser, who is bowing out after nine years at the helm.
Alex Wright, manager of Fidelity Special Situations fund and Fidelity Special Values investment trust, has bought a position in Legal & General.
Fund manager follows £88 million sale of stake in P2P Global Investments by offloading his entire £40 million holding in VPC Specialty Lending.
Neil Woodford sells entire £88.2 million stake in peer-to-peer lending trust to rival fund group Quilter
'Multi-asset' fund managers take part in last month's £45 million share placing to fund acquisition of Tesco Extra in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire.
RDL Realisations, formerly known as Ranger Direct Lending, suspends shares as it delays publication of accounts until next month.