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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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+ October 2018

How investment company boards add value for investors.

  • Investment company boards - Board directors offer rare insights into how they have steered their companies through challenging times.
  • Leading the way - Ian Cowie explains why independent boards are a clear benefit of investment companies.
  • Burn before reading -  AIC chief executive, Ian Sayers, explains what he would like to do with Key Information Documents (KIDs).
  • The Brazilian general election - Brazil-focused managers discuss the prospects

 Compass back issues

 

+ 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

 

 

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