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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.

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Spotlight – November 2018

9 November 2018

In this month’s issue we look at the small, distinguished bunch of investment companies whose primary aim is to preserve capital, and speak to closed-ended property fund managers about the decline of the high street and Brexit. Nick Britton, Head of Intermediary Communications at the AIC, also details our upcoming VCT adviser training seminars.

Boxing clever

18 May 2018

Colin Godfrey, Fund Manager of Tritax Big Box REIT, discusses the income opportunity of ‘Big Box’ logistics real estate.

Best sellers

18 May 2018

New data suggests retail investors see a much wider role for investment companies than simply accessing alternative assets.

Far out in front

27 April 2018

New research shows investment companies have outperformed open-ended funds, the FTSE All-Share and the MSCI World Index over 20 and 30 years.

Having it covered

20 April 2018

With the FTSE 100’s earnings cover currently below 1.8 times, David Prosser discusses how investment companies could provide an answer for income seekers.

Spotlight - April 2018

13 April 2018

This month, we look at investing in Russia and the investment companies that have raised their dividends for at least 20 years in a row.

Leading the way

13 April 2018

With the FCA announcing new measures to ensure value for money in the investment industry, David Prosser examines how investment companies are already there.


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