Funds & Fund Managers
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Bullish Conte cuts gearing on Euro small-cap trust over Italy
Caution over Italy and eurozone after formation of populist, eurosceptic government in Rome offsets some of the optimism felt by JPMorgan European Smaller Companies manager Francesco Conte.
Personal Assets loses money as Lyon cuts equities again
Ultra-defensive global trust saw net asset value fall 2.6% in year to 30 April as fund manager Sebastian Lyon cut exposure to equities to nine-year low, saying a traditional 'barbell' portfolio will not protect investors.
Schroder UK Growth ISA investors in dark over future
Underperforming investment trust will be ineligible for Schroders’ ISA scheme after switching to Baillie Gifford, adding to uncertainty facing nearly one in four of its shareholders.
BlackRock Emerging Europe’s future hangs in the balance
The future of the strong performing BlackRock Emerging Europe lies in some doubt after the investment trust’s board kept a promise to allow shareholders to sell, or tender, all their shares back to the company.
Birrell warns private equity party drawing to a close
Citywire A-rated manager reduces private equity exposure after strong performance that he says has left fewer opportunities.
Blue Capital Alternative Income prepares for wind-up
Shareholders in listed reinsurance fund have voted against its continuation after a series of natural disasters last year sunk performance.