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This week, David looks at how best to take advantage of the peer-to-peer investment market.
With Caledonia Investments becoming the fourth investment company to increase its dividend every year for 50 years, David explains why the closed-ended structure is so well-suited for income seekers.
With Woodford Patient Capital reaching its widest discount, David says ‘the clue’s in the name’ for investors worried about the company’s short-term performance.
How will the actively-managed investment company sector be affected by the arrival of ultra-low cost passive products?
Geoffrey Hsu, Portfolio Manager of The Biotech Growth Trust, reveals why the fundamentals of biotechnology remain strong.
Examining new research, David Prosser shows why investment companies are the stand-out structure for investing in commercial property.
Harry Seekings, Director at InfraRed Capital Partners, Investment Advisers to HICL Infrastructure, and Greg Taylor, Co-Portfolio Manager, Sequoia Economic Infrastructure Income, discuss the outlook for infrastructure, whether strong yields are sustainable, and where they are finding opportunities.
Jon Forster, Co-Manager of Impax Environmental Markets, explains why drivers of the environmental sector are increasingly beyond political intervention.
David Prosser explores the pros and cons of paying dividends out of capital gains.
Jon Forster, Co-manager of Impax Environmental Markets PLC gives an overview of the investment company in Q1 2017 and comments on the outlook for environmental markets.
David Prosser discusses the changes to the prospectus rules which will make it simpler for investment companies to raise more money.