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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.

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Spotlight – November 2018

9 November 2018

In this month’s issue we look at the small, distinguished bunch of investment companies whose primary aim is to preserve capital, and speak to closed-ended property fund managers about the decline of the high street and Brexit. Nick Britton, Head of Intermediary Communications at the AIC, also details our upcoming VCT adviser training seminars.

Patient access

6 November 2018

David Prosser discusses patient capital and how investment companies and VCTs are supporting companies of tomorrow.

Platform friendly?

31 October 2018

David Prosser shares his thoughts on investment company platforms and the recent Alliance Trust Savings sale.

Brexit bargains?

22 October 2018

New research from Winterflood shows UK equity investment companies are trading at wider discounts than their 10-year average.

The role of investment company boards

10 October 2018

Board directors Clare Dobie, Alliance Trust, Robert Jeens, Allianz Technology and Gay Collins, JPMorgan Global Growth & Income discuss the role of investment company boards.

What experience do you bring to the board?

9 October 2018

Board directors Clare Dobie, Alliance Trust, Robert Jeens, Allianz Technology and Gay Collins, JPMorgan Global Growth & Income describe the range of experience that they bring to their respective investment company boards.

Burn before reading

9 October 2018

Chief Executive, Ian Sayers, explains what he would like to do with Key Information Documents (KIDs).

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