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Financial advisers

Welcome to the AIC’s financial adviser centre. Here, you can access statistics, performance data, training, news, guides and videos on the investment company industry, including investment trusts and VCTs. All our services for financial advisers and wealth managers are free of charge and our CPD is accredited by professional bodies.

Spotlight – April 2019

11 April 2019

As India embarks on the largest general election in the world, we hear from investment company managers about the prospects for the nation’s economy and stock market. Also in this issue, Ian Cowie talks us through his life lessons and we discover how managers are incorporating ESG into their strategies.

Earning your keep

15 April 2019

David Prosser explains key investment company advantages and why he thinks the idea of closed-ended funds not being suitable for most IFA clients is out-of-date.

A hero’s welcome

5 April 2019

David Prosser takes a look at our next generation dividend heroes, the investment companies that have raised their dividends every year for at least 10 years but less than 20.

Dealing with it

2 April 2019

David Prosser takes a closer look at the implications of open-ended Woodford Equity Income selling some of its unquoted holdings to the Patient Capital Investment Trust.


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