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 data shows adviser purchases of investment companies on adviser platforms reached an all-time high in 2017.
Nick Train, portfolio manager of Finsbury Growth & Income, discusses why high-quality consumer brands and technological change are key themes in his portfolio.
Andy Ho, manager of VinaCapital Vietnam Opportunity Fund, explains what makes Vietnam a compelling opportunity and outlines his investment approach.
David Prosser discusses why VCTs offer much more than a 'tax wheeze'.
Peter Spiller, investment manager of Capital Gearing, discusses the development of the investment company industry over 35 years.
Ian Cowie explains why investors and advisers can take comfort from investment companies' durability.
A Q&A with Paul Niven, fund manager of the oldest investment company.
David Prosser discusses analysis from Citywire which shows that just 6% of assets in the UK’s collective fund industry are managed by women.
A new report shows the majority of investment companies outperform their benchmark. What does this mean for the active vs. passive management debate?
With 50% of investment companies now paying dividends quarterly, David Prosser discusses how the industry continues to adapt to meet investors’ needs.