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4 July 2019

Fresh £25 million investment takes trust's stake in proton beam operator to around 14% of the portfolio.

4 July 2019

Susan Searle, the under-pressure chair of Woodford Patient Capital Trust, has stepped down as chair of Mercia Technologies to devote more time to the troubled investment trust.

3 July 2019

Woodford Patient Capital has ousted Scottish Mortgage as the most bought investment trust on the Interactive Investor platform after bargain-hunting investors snapped up its distressed shares last month.

3 July 2019

Civitas Social Housing appeals to investors to see bigger picture when considering the regulatory concerns hanging over its high-yielding shares.

2 July 2019

The fintech fund has just missed its £30 million target as it issues its first shares since spinning off from RIT Capital Partners last year

2 July 2019

Shares in workplace messaging app Slack have surged 40% in their first 12 days on the New York Stock Exchange, giving a small boost to trusts that backed the company before it listed.

2 July 2019

Plans for star European fund manager Alexander Darwall to quit Jupiter and launch his own firm have provoked worrying comparisons to Neil Woodford.

1 July 2019

Despite a lag in performance, Aberdeen New India's managers are upbeat, expecting prime minister Modi's landslide election victory to spur on speedier reform, buoying marks.

1 July 2019

Successful share issues by Sequoia Economic Infrastructure Income and GCP Asset-Backed Income underline investor interest in high-yielding lenders to infrastructure projects.

1 July 2019

Baillie Gifford UK Growth is attempting to re-rate its shares and lower their discount to net asset value after a revamp of the portfolio by new managers avoiding ‘large, dull, boring’ FTSE 100 companies.


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