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7 June 2018

Simon Champ, founder and former manager of P2P Global Investments, the first and biggest of the listed alternative lending funds, has left the business eight months his management company merged with Pollen Street Capital.

7 June 2018

Caution over Italy and eurozone after formation of populist, eurosceptic government in Rome offsets some of the optimism felt by JPMorgan European Smaller Companies manager Francesco Conte.

6 June 2018

Global investment trust Monks rebalances its portfolio after completing first stage in recovery under Baillie Gifford's Charles Plowden.

6 June 2018

Veteran investment trust picker Peter Spiller has increased his holdings in low-cost exchange traded funds (ETFs) while he waits for better buying opportunities in closed-ended funds.

6 June 2018

Shares in distressed timber fund spike 11% as former investment manager considers all-cash bid to liberate its shareholders and acquire its main assets.

5 June 2018

GCP Student Living (DIGS) is gauging shareholder support for a new share issue to fund a second development in Brighton that could delay its return to full dividend cover for more than two years.

5 June 2018

The £7.3 billion listed global fund becomes latest investment trust to take advantage of cheap lending rates by borrowing £170 million at under 3% interest.

5 June 2018

Ultra-defensive global trust saw net asset value fall 2.6% in year to 30 April as fund manager Sebastian Lyon cut exposure to equities to nine-year low, saying a traditional 'barbell' portfolio will not protect investors.

5 June 2018

Value investor takes profits in Japanese IT company Digital Garage after a re-rating in its shares helped the investment trust outperform in a tricky six months to the end of March.

1 June 2018

Prime shopping centre valuations are on a ‘downward glide path’, according to Marcus Phayre-Mudge, manager of TR Property investment trust.


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