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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 – March 2019

15 March 2019

In the month when the UK is due to leave the EU, the country’s equities are among the world’s most hated assets. Is this justified, or could it be a once-in-a-generation opportunity? In this issue of Spotlight, UK equity managers comment. Also this month, we reveal the AIC’s latest list of dividend heroes.

Alliance Trust

27 June 2018

Craig Baker, Willis Towers Watson, explains how a global asset allocation strategy is a bit like playing fantasy football.

All about alpha

22 June 2018

New research from Cass Business School shows investment companies outperform comparable unit trusts by 0.8% a year.

Spotlight – June 2018

7 June 2018

This month, we reveal full details of our autumn training programme and take a look at innovations within the investment company industry.

Structural benefits

25 May 2018

Scottish Mortgage’s results demonstrate two advantages of investment companies over other types of collective investment.


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