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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.

The AIC and the lang cat

9 October 2019

Resources to help advisers use investment companies, all in one place.

How to overcome barriers to using investment companies on platforms, case studies, research, platform information and more.

Case closed

20 September 2019

David Prosser explains why the closed-ended investment company structure is a more suitable home for illiquid assets than their open-ended counterparts.

Alliance Trust stock picker sheds light on his best ideas

12 September 2019

Ben Whitmore, one of Alliance Trust’s stock pickers and Head of Strategy, Value equities at Jupiter Asset Management, sheds light on the types of stocks he looks to invest in.

Ben Whitmore, one of Alliance Trust’s stock pickers and Head of Strategy, Value equities at Jupiter Asset Management, sheds light on the types of stocks he looks to invest in.

Hear why Bill Kanko adopts a contrarian approach to investing

12 September 2019

One of Alliance Trust’s expert stock pickers, Bill Kanko of Black Creek Investment Management, discusses the implications of geopolitical factors on the stock market and looks ahead to the next 12 months.

One of Alliance Trust’s expert stock pickers, Bill Kanko of Black Creek Investment Management, discusses the implications of geopolitical factors on the stock market and looks ahead to the next 12 months.

Japan: an undervalued opportunity?

9 September 2019

Investment company managers discuss their investment approach, where they are finding opportunities, the impact of the Rugby World Cup and Olympics, and their outlook for Japan.

A sterling job?

6 September 2019

David Prosser discusses the impact of exchange rates and how the AIC’s Global sector could offer attractive opportunities.  

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Choose and store a selection of companies you can view and compare later.

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