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22 October 2018

Launch of shipping fund hits choppy waters but board says it will continue to engage with potential investors about flotation at a later date.

22 October 2018

Alliance Trust Savings, the stockbroking business of Dundee-based global fund, sold to Interactive Investor.

19 October 2018

AVI Japan Opportunity, the activist investment trust launched by British Empire managers Asset Value Investors, gets off the ground after raising £80 million.

19 October 2018

River & Mercantile UK Micro Cap trust dropped robotics firm and hot stock Blue Prism before its shares shed a third of their value in five weeks.

19 October 2018

Investors hoping to get back money quickly from Ranger Direct Lending were disappointed this week as troubled peer-to-peer investor said value of its holding in Princeton Alternative Income fund may still be overstated.

19 October 2018

A recent run of good news for Woodford Patient Capital Trust continues with Oxford Nanopore, its third biggest holding, receiving a £50 million investment from US biotech giant Amgen.

19 October 2018

Smithson, star manager Terry Smith’s new £822 million global smaller companies investment trust, starts positively on its first day of trading.

18 October 2018

Tony Roper, former fund manager of HICL Infrastructure, signs up as chairman of SDCL Energy Efficient Income Trust hoping to launch next month.

18 October 2018

Mercantile, a big investment trust focused on medium-sized stocks outside the FTSE 100, removes gearing (borrowing) to protect investors from turbulent markets. On a 12% discount its shares offer a long-term buying opportunity.

18 October 2018

Government-backed real estate investment trust (Reit) ramping up rental income behind its 5p per share dividend as it expands property portfolio.

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Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust – Resolute Investors Part 2

James and Tom continue their discussion, moving on to talk through portfolio companies which are at the forefront of significant change in their industries.

Recorded in November 2018.

Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust – Resolute Investors Part 1

James Anderson and Tom Slater discuss some of the key investment lessons they have learnt and how these impact the distinctive way in which they invest for Scottish Mortgage.   

Recorded in November 2018.

India Capital Growth Fund – Investing in the engine room of India

From the ground in India, learn more about the Capital Growth Fund advisory team’s investment process and get to know some of their investee companies.

Recorded on 28 September 2018.