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5 September 2019

The 130-year-old trust's chair is stepping down three-and-a-half years after he was brought in to overhaul the global trust.

5 September 2019

Former Sainsbury's boss, now adviser to Supermarket Income real estate investment trust, says property investors still haven't learned the lesson of Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods Market two years ago.

5 September 2019

Continued demand from overseas students sees specialist real estate investment trust buck decline in broader commercial property market in year to June.

4 September 2019

UK’s largest, stock market-listed life sciences fund deploys some of its £900 million cash pile into two promising start-ups developing cures for cancer and blindness.

4 September 2019

High-yielding care home operator says the 'essential service' it provides should protect it from the Brexit uncertainty wreaking turmoil in British politics and possibly the economy.

3 September 2019

One of London’s new renewable energy funds has closed a deal on a project in Utah, selling the power to a subsidiary of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway.

3 September 2019

An extraordinarily volatile 12 months saw the Harry Nimmo managed trust suffer its worst first half in 10 years with its best second half in 16 years, annual results show.

2 September 2019

Ninth fund manager to global multi-manager roster is Alabama-based Vulcan which describes itself as ‘value investors who don’t look for cheap stocks’.

2 September 2019

Merger talks between the direct lending funds reportedly collapsed over the summer before we knew they had begun. Nevertheless, combining the two is a good idea.

2 September 2019

Woodford Patient Capital announces further boardroom shake-up as the investment trust continues to battle a plunging share price.


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