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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.

Spotlight – April 2019

11 April 2019

As India embarks on the largest general election in the world, we hear from investment company managers about the prospects for the nation’s economy and stock market. Also in this issue, Ian Cowie talks us through his life lessons and we discover how managers are incorporating ESG into their strategies.


11 January 2019

David Prosser asks the all-important question. Which investment companies will outperform in 2019?

Spotlight – January 2019

10 January 2019

In this month’s issue we look at healthcare and millennials, where Polar Capital Global Healthcare explain why big pharma shouldn't be ignored.  Ian Cowie examines a relatively good year for biotech and healthcare investment companies. Investment Week columnist Jayna Rana examines the advantages of investing in investment companies for younger generations.

How is your portfolio positioned?

22 December 2018

Peter Spiller – Capital Gearing, explains why he is looking to inflation-linked investments to protect his portfolio from threats.

How are you approaching Brexit?

21 December 2018

Jean Roche – Schroder UK Mid Cap, discusses how online disruption and overseas earnings are helping to protect her UK portfolio from Brexit uncertainty.

Riding out the storm

21 December 2018

After a tough 2018, David Prosser looks at how investors can position themselves for 2019 and the part investment companies could play in managing volatility.


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