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22 February 2019

Veteran manager of UK-focused technology trust looks to dip her toe into unquoted companies as she becomes increasingly concerned that regulatory changes will mean market for smaller companies will ‘cease to exist’.

22 February 2019

Funding Circle SME Income to consult shareholders including fund manager Mark Barnett as high-yielding debt fund struggles to improve investor returns after two dividend warnings.

19 February 2019

Job Curtis, manager of record dividend-paying investment trust, buys new stake in wealth management salesforce St James’s Place, attracted by its high yield and growth.

19 February 2019

Punchy end-of-2018 investment by star fund manager reveals he thinks the UK stock market is cheap but suggests his Fidelity Special Values investment trust may currently be too dear for his liking.

19 February 2019

Renewable Infrastructure Group plans first capital raising in two years as £1.4 billion alternative income fund takes advantage of positive sentiment for its 5.5% yield and contribution to a more sustainable world.

18 February 2019

Baring Emerging Europe manager Matthias Siller believes the trust's now unique proposition and performance means it should not suffer the same fate as wound-up rival BlackRock Emerging Europe.

18 February 2019

The second half of last year was difficult for many investors but for Charles Luke, the under-pressure manager of Murray Income, it offered a reprieve.

15 February 2019

London-listed plane leasing funds pull out of their nose dive as their managers put a gloss on shock decision by Airbus to stop making the A380 ‘super jumbos’ they lease to the Emirates airline.

15 February 2019

UK Commercial Property, a £1.1 billion generalist real estate investment trust, seeks shareholder approval ‘to move with the times’ and add specialist properties such as doctors’ surgeries, student accommodation and hotels.

15 February 2019

Pershing Square Holdings is back at the races, its shares soaring 26% this year after a dismal period since launch. A wide discount to net asset value looks a bargain but investors will take some convincing.

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