Investment Trust Watch: how low can Woodford go?
Shares in Woodford Patient Capital trust have reached a record low, and their discount a record high. Is it now a contrarian 'buy'?
Ian Cowie: march with ‘Saints’ if tech seems out of step
Scottish American Investment Company, or ‘Saints’, hits 145 next month. Time to see what this global equity income stalwart has to offer.
RIT Capital Partners backs fintech disrupter fund launch
Augmentum Fintech, a new investment trust backed by Rothschilds’ RIT Capital Partners, looks to raise £125 million for portfolio including Zopa, Seedrs, Interactive Investors and a new generation of financial challengers.
Temple Bar trails but lifts dividends to post-crisis high
Underperforming UK equity income trust run by contrarian value investor Alastair Mundy hopes to keep investors sweet with 34th consecutive dividend increase and its biggest rise in payouts since 2008 financial crisis.
Cheers MATE! JPMorgan trust on track with £80m rollover
Departure of fund manager Talib Sheikh has not derailed JP Morgan’s Multi-Asset Trust launch with shareholders from another of the group's investment trusts switching to its shares.
Civitas and GCP rattled by troubled housing association
Civitas Social Housing and GCP Infrastructure have sought to reassure shareholders over their exposure to First Priority, a struggling housing association in Kent.
John Laing Environmental starts £200m share issue plan
One of London's smaller renewable energy funds aims to raise £30 million in first round of programme that could see up to 200 million shares issued in next 12 months.
Jefferies upgrades 3i Infrastructure to ‘buy’ as £425m windfall confirmed
Declaration of 41.4p per share special dividend prompts Jefferies to lift its recommendation for 3i Infrastructure, arguing the shares have been unjustly de-rated over fears of a Labour government.
JPMorgan: let MATE ride you through volatile markets
The launch of JPMorgan Multi-Asset Trust (MATE) after this month’s stock market turbulence is perfectly timed, claims portfolio manager Katy Thorneycroft.
Investors pile in on 6% yielding rental property fund’s shares
PRS Real Estate Investment Trust has closed a £250 million fund raising early due to strong investor demand for its shares targeting a 6% yield.