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AIC VCT seminars – Making the most of VCTs: Coming to Birmingham, Guildford and Leeds in the new year
With strong demand for VCTs in the wake of increasingly restrictive pension rules, the AIC is running three VCT seminars in the New Year for advisers and wealth managers.
Claire Dwyer of Fidelity Personal Investing explains about Investment Company subscription shares, and how shareholders should approach them.
In light of the FCA’s recent asset management market study report, David Prosser examines why the closed-ended structure looks more important than ever.
David Prosser discusses the recent research from Unbiased and the AIC.
Peter Webster explains the rationale for a flexible investment mandate when both equities and bonds are expensive.
David Prosser examines why the Private Equity second could be worth a second look for advisers.
Alastair Laing, Co-manager of Capital Gearing Trust, talks to the AIC about the trust, how their portfolio is positioned and why it has particularly low equity exposure at the moment, as well as his long-term view for markets and whether now is a good time for investors to consider an absolute return vehicle like Capital Gearing.
David Prosser looks at UK Equity Income and a recent analyst note from Stifel on the sector.
David Prosser looks at why smaller investment companies may be worth a second look.
Tom Walker, Portfolio Manager of Martin Currie Global Portfolio Trust discusses the long term economic trends, what he is looking for in companies, the stocks he has been buying and selling and his outlook for global equities.