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21 December 2017

An end-of-year flurry among real estate investment trusts sees Regional raise money for two acquisitions and Supermarket Income and Civitas Social Housing spend more of the capital raised at their flotations.

20 December 2017

Boards of JPMorgan Income & Capital and Claverhouse trusts praise 43-year-old fund manager for her courage and humour during period of ill health.

20 December 2017

Winner of first Citywire Investment Trust Performance Award for specialist real estate fund bows to cash bid from US investment giant that nets fund manager Mark Smith £18 million.

20 December 2017

Private equity investment trust forced to sell portfolio at close to asset value, demonstrating bargains still to be found in undervalued sector where deep share price discounts are rife.

19 December 2017

Backing of venture capitalist Jon Moulton not enough to sustain interest in infrastructure fund investing in environmentally friendly sectors such as renewable energy and waste management.

19 December 2017

Star smaller companies fund manager Harry Nimmo tucks into his investment trust's new credit facility to exploit ‘market fatigue’ at the end of a busy year.

19 December 2017

Finsbury Growth & Income (FGT) manager reports another positive set of annual results, marred mainly by the subsequent crash in shares of Daily Mail and General Trust.

18 December 2017

Investors take profits in Burford Capital after legal finance hot stock – a rare bright spot in funds of Mark Barnett and Neil Woodford this year – surprises the market with management changes.

18 December 2017

Analysts believe 3i Infrastructure shareholders could receive a windfall of over £500 million next year after investment company announces sale of Anglian Water Group, its second big disposal in a week.

15 December 2017

Boaz Weinstein, a New York hedge fund manager who bet against JPMorgan and won five years ago, is positioned to make a tilt for its UK smaller companies trust.

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