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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.

Finsbury Growth & Income manager update

4 April 2018

Nick Train, portfolio manager of Finsbury Growth & Income, discusses why high-quality consumer brands and technological change are key themes in his portfolio.

VinaCapital Vietnam Opportunity Fund

3 April 2018

Andy Ho, manager of VinaCapital Vietnam Opportunity Fund, explains what makes Vietnam a compelling opportunity and outlines his investment approach.

Ahead of the pack

9 March 2018

A new report shows the majority of investment companies outperform their benchmark. What does this mean for the active vs. passive management debate?

Staying responsive

2 March 2018

With 50% of investment companies now paying dividends quarterly, David Prosser discusses how the industry continues to adapt to meet investors’ needs.


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