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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.

Scottish American: seeking an income that keeps on track

30 August 2018

Join Toby Ross and James Dow, Scottish American’s joint managers, on their travels as they seek out the companies from across the globe that they believe can deliver a dependable and growing income along with capital growth.

Baillie Gifford UK Growth Fund: manager update

29 August 2018

Milena Mileva and Iain McCombie, co-managers of the Baillie Gifford UK Growth Fund, give an overview of the company following the board’s decision to move the mandate to Baillie Gifford

City of London: webinar

24 August 2018

City of London fund manager Job Curtis tackles investor questions with financial journalist Cherry Reynard. He addresses concerns around a so-called ‘hard Brexit’ and possible implications for the company’s portfolio.

The hunt for income

9 August 2018

With interest rates still at ultra-low levels, David Prosser discusses the income advantages of investment companies.

Biotech Growth: Fund Manager update

7 August 2018

Portfolio Manager, Geoffrey Hsu, discusses why innovation in areas such as gene therapy is presenting exciting opportunities in the biotechnology sector.


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