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.
An introduction to investment companies, by the AIC, aimed at retail investors.
This chapter explains how investment companies work and how they are different to unit trusts, OEICS or UCITs.
This chapter looks at the reasons why advisers have ignored investment companies until now.
This chapter explains gearing and discounts.
This chapter explains how the AIC can help financial advisers learn more about investment companies.