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.
The Association of Investment Companies has welcomed the FCA’s call for input in evaluating the Retail Distribution Review (RDR).
David Prosser takes a look at recent noise regarding Neil Woodford’s Patient Capital Trust and examines the benefits of the closed-ended structure in the case of this fund.
David Prosser tells us why smart pension savers are turning to closed-ended funds.
Simon Elliott, head of investment trust research at Winterflood Securities, has argued that lower fund fees are not always good news for investors, David Prosser evaluates.
David Prosser explains key investment company advantages and why he thinks the idea of closed-ended funds not being suitable for most IFA clients is out-of-date.
Response to government consultation exploring investment in illiquid assets by pension schemes.
Investment company managers discuss India’s prospects ahead of its general election.
The sector has raised £731 million, the highest amount ever at the current level of 30% up-front tax relief.
A suite of tools and resources to help income investors.
David Prosser takes a look at our next generation dividend heroes, the investment companies that have raised their dividends every year for at least 10 years but less than 20.
David Prosser takes a closer look at the implications of open-ended Woodford Equity Income selling some of its unquoted holdings to the Patient Capital Investment Trust.
Nick Train, manager of Finsbury Growth & Income Trust PLC, provides us with an update on the performance of the investment company, including reference to particular holdings such as A. G. Barr and Diageo.