Skip to main content

Citywire news

Investment company news brought to you by Citywire Financial Publishers Limited.

7 January 2019

Baillie Gifford US Growth promotes deputy manager Helen Xiong to co-manager alongside Gary Robinson following earlier departure of Andrei Kiselev.

7 January 2019

Robin Boyle, former managing director and fund manager of small-cap minnow Athelney, looks to regain control of board he quit three months ago and proposes moving trust to Gresham House.

4 January 2019

James casts his analytical eye over some of the big winners and losers from 2018.

4 January 2019

The merger & acquisition drive that has helped underpin impressive returns from listed biotechnology funds revives after Bristol-Myers Squibb mounts a record bid for cancer specialist Celgene.

4 January 2019

Turmoil in US leveraged loans has hit Marble Point Loan Financing, one of last year's new investment company launches, pushing its net asset value down 8.5% in November.

3 January 2019

Popularity of warehouse investing backfires on Aberdeen Standard European Logistics Income which is forced to trim its 5.5% dividend target one year after launch.

2 January 2019

The sell-off of the last three months has bruised the global investment trust but its shares have done very well since Baillie Gifford's 'global alpha' team took it on in 2015.

2 January 2019

Further evidence of China’s economic slowdown gets New Year off to poor start with both pound and UK stock market falling on first day of trading.

21 December 2018

Energy supplier Yu Group, whose profits warning and share price collapse hit Gervais Williams’ Miton UK Microcap investment trust, faces inquiry by City watchdog over accuracy of its financial statements.

21 December 2018

Caledonia Investments, the global investment trust backed by Cayzer shipping family, revives its financial link to Fleming financial dynasty with purchase of a stake in their family office business.


Sign up for Compass

The AIC monthly e-newsletter for private investors

Subscribe to Statistics

The monthly breakdowns for our industry


View the latest investment company announcements or search the 12 month archive.

View announcements


Search results:

An introduction to the VinaCapital Vietnam Opportunity Fund

Andy Ho, manager of VinaCapital Vietnam Opportunity Fund, and Khanh Vu, investment director at VinaCapital Group, introduce this Vietnam focused investment company and explain how VOF gives investors access to a range of carefully selected investments benefitting from the sustainable growth Vietn

Citywire debate - Are property trusts better than funds?

Open-ended commercial property funds are once again at the centre of a Brexit storm. Citywire’s Gavin Lumsden speaks to four property investment experts about the pros and cons of closed-ended real estate investment trusts and property investment companies.


What’s your outlook for the VCT sector?

John Glencross - Calculus VCT, Ian McLennan - Triple Point VCTs, and Rodney Appiah - Foresight VCTs, discuss the sector’s opportunities and threats.