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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 – January 2020

9 January 2020

Now the starting gun’s been fired on the Twenties, take a moment to find out which sectors won gold, silver and bronze in the decade just passed. It might not be the ones you expect…

The winds of change

19 December 2019

David Prosser examines new research showing 30% of British investors would like to invest in renewable energy in 2020.

A broken record

13 December 2019

In the wake of the M&G property fund suspension, David Prosser finds himself making the case for investment companies when investing illiquid assets once again.

Investment companies: the outlook for 2020

12 December 2019

Laura Foll, Co-Manager of Lowland Investment Company, and Bruce Stout, Manager of Murray International, discuss the opportunities and risks for investors in 2020.

Recorded 13 December 2019

SAINTS Stock Stories – Watsco: A Cool Investment

11 December 2019

Could air conditioning deliver steady, dependable dividends? In this film Toby Ross, joint manager of The Scottish American Investment Company (SAINTS), discusses Watsco, the largest distributor of air conditioning, heating and ventilation systems in the US.


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