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Financial advisers

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.

Spotlight – February 2019

7 February 2019

What’s going on with VCTs? We look at how the sector is adapting to recent rule changes and Brexit. Also in Spotlight this month, will Chinese equities have a good Year of the Pig, or just a pig of a year?

A steady hand

21 September 2018

With emerging markets entering bear territory, David Prosser explains why no action might be the best action for investors.

Time to consider VCTs?

7 September 2018

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.

Scottish American: seeking an income that keeps on track

30 August 2018

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.

Baillie Gifford UK Growth Fund: manager update

29 August 2018

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

City of London: webinar

24 August 2018

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.


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