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Compass is the AIC’s monthly e-newsletter for private investors that features views from investment company managers and takes a closer look at topical issues within the investment company sector.
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+ March 2019

Unloved UK equities - are you brave enough?

  • Brexit bargains - Are value-focused managers making the most of political uncertainty?
  • The heroes are back - The latest list of investment companies with consistently rising dividends.
  • The cherry on top -  Ian Cowie explores the advantages of investment companies when it comes to paying income.

 Compass back issues

+ February 2019

VCTs discuss the effect of Brexit.​

   

+ January 2019

Biotech and healthcare: just what the doctor ordered?​

+ December 2018

Looking ahead to 2019.

+ November 2018

Property and preserving capital.

+ October 2018
How investment company boards add value for investors.

 

+ September 2018

What’s next for technology?

+ July 2018

A focus on the UK.

+ June 2018

Worldwide opportunities.

+ May 2018
We're looking at income opportunities from alternative assets including debt, property, infrastructure and specialist investments.

+ April 2018

We look at the prospects for Russia and Emerging Europe.

+ March 2018

We celebrate the 150th anniversary of investment companies

 

+ February 2018

A focus on VCTs which invest in young, exciting companies.

 

+ January 2018

A look forward to 2018

 

 

 

+ December 2017

A look back at 2017 for investment companies including the top-performing sectors

+ November 2017

A closer look at private equity

 

+ October 2017

The prospects for Japan, the most cost-effective platforms and a look at the “sandwich” generation

+ September 2017

The global outlook, dividends from capital and saving with investment companies

+ July 2017

The best performing sectors of 2017 so far are revealed and the manager of The Scottish Investment Trust explains the unexpected opportunities provided by Brexit

+  June 2017

Alternative routes to income: property and infrastructure

+ May 2017

Managers discuss the impact of the upcoming General Election and Donald Trump’s influence on the bio-tech and environmental sectors

+ April 2017

We look at the impact of Article 50 on the UK and the EU and reveal the next generation of dividend heroes

+ March 2017

What do investment companies and The Beatles have in common?

+ February 2017

20 years of dividends from the UK Equity Income sector and results from this year’s investor confidence research

 

 

Videos

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The Scottish American Investment Company (SAINTS) - Manager Update First Quarter 2019

Toby Ross, joint manager of The Scottish American Investment Company, provides an update on the trust and discusses what SAINTS offers to income-seeking investors.

AIC interview with Sue Noffke, Schroder Income Growth

Sue Noffke, manager of Schroder Income Growth, discusses why it is time to consider unloved UK equities, Brexit and her approach to consistently increasing the company’s dividend.

Recorded 12 March 2019.

AIC interview with Simon Gergel, Merchants Trust

Simon Gergel, manager of Merchants Trust, talks about his approach to value within his investment strategy, Brexit and paying a consistently increasing dividend.

Recorded 12 March 2019.

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