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.
David Prosser takes a closer look at what is attracting investors to crowdfunding.
Nick Britton, Head of Training at the AIC, wonders whether reindeer might be better at picking investment companies than he is.
David Prosser looks at the new changes to VCT rules and their role in investors’ portfolios.
David Prosser discusses options for income-seeking investors in 2016.
Will COP21 produce a meaningful result and what might the impact be on capital markets over the long term?
Charlie Thomas discusses the upcoming COP21 climate change conference.
Jon Forster and Bruce Jenkyn-Jones look at what is making sectors in environmental markets so compelling for investors.
David Prosser on the announcement that Fidelity FundsNetwork will be adding more investment companies.
David Prosser analyses the use of gearing by investment companies.
This short video explains why you should attend AIC investment trust seminars, with feedback from advisers who have attended in the past.
Alex explains his strategy for managing the Fidelity Special Values investment trust, including his small- and mid-cap bias, his use of derivatives, and the kind of stocks he favours.
Andrew outlines where he uses investment trusts for clients in preference to open-ended funds, as well as pointing out pockets of value he sees in the sector today.