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.
New research shows half of all high-net-worth individuals have never heard of VCTs. David Prosser discusses why advisers might be missing an opportunity.
With the US market recording its longest bull run in history, David Prosser looks at what investment companies with capital preservation strategies could offer.
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.
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
Manager Alasdair McKinnon gives his contrarian perspective on the UK’s food retail industry, an area of the market he believes offers attractive investment opportunities.
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.
David Prosser weighs up the pros and cons of rewarding funds based on performance.
David Prosser reviews the ways parents can invest for their children.
Bill Kanko, Founder and President of Black Creek Investment Management, discusses why Alliance Trust saw value in industrial group Oerlikon and healthcare distributor Henry Schein.
Andrew Graham, Portfolio Manager, explains why Asia could offer a compelling opportunity for investors.
With interest rates still at ultra-low levels, David Prosser discusses the income advantages of investment companies.