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Using research from Pantheon, David Prosser examines the benefits of including private equity investment companies in your portfolio.
Hugh Young, Aberdeen Standard Asia Focus, Gervais Williams, Diverse Income Trust, and Francesco Conte, JPMorgan European Smaller Companies, discuss the effect of COVID-19 and their outlook for the regions in which they invest.
Investment company managers share outlooks from around the world.
David Prosser examines the income advantages of investment companies and dividend resilience in the current climate.
Hugh Sergeant, CIO of Equities, River & Mercantile Asset Management, talks about his approach to investing as an Alliance Trust Stock Picker, opportune stock-picking openings and his outlook for the rest of the year.
Andy Headley, Global Head of Strategy, Veritas Asset Management, discusses how he’s repositioned his sleeve of the Alliance Trust portfolio in the light of the Covid-19 crisis.
AIC responds to the Reforming Regulation Initiative.
The industry’s most outstanding communicators are recognised.
David Prosser looks at new research from interactive investor which shows investment companies outperforming funds and at lower costs.
Praveen Kumar, investment manager of Baillie Gifford Shin Nippon PLC, explains how Covid-19 will accelerate changes in the behaviour and working practices of corporate Japan and why this should result in numerous growth opportunities for fast-growing, nimble and disruptive smaller business.
Recorded June 2020.