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Latest News - Michelle McGagh

Ballot box verdicts loom for Artemis Alpha and 23 rivals

Artemis Alpha one of 24 investment trusts anxiously hoping to keep shareholders sweet ahead of continuation votes this year.

Numis: trusts grow assets at faster rate than funds

A bumper 2017 saw investment trusts and companies raise £11.9 billion, capping off a frenetic five years in which they grew faster than rival open-ended funds.

Bankers caps ‘expensive’ America as Smith takes on UK

Global equities trust recycles profits from US into China and Europe as its lead manager Alex Crooke passes its UK portfolio to David Smith.

Winterflood's investment trust picks for 2018

Looking for investment opportunities for the new year? Here are Winterflood Securities' top investment trust tips for 2018.

Premium-rated Japan income trust looks to raise £100m

CC Japan Income & Growth investment trust bids to exploit investor interest in Japan with big share issue to professional and private investors.

GCP Infra ignores political storm with fresh fund raising

Shares in listed infrastructure debt fund dip after announcing plans to place up to £60 million new shares with professional investors.

Long lease trust looks to raise £35m as pipeline looms

AEW UK Long Lease, one of last year's new high-yielding real estate investment trusts, seeks more cash after investing flotation proceeds early.

Triple Point completes £25.7m Christmas shopping spree

Social housing Reit had a busy festive break, purchasing a 30-strong portfolio of properties. This brings the total spent since IPO up to £130 million.

GVQ boss leads buyout from RIT Capital

Strategic Equity Capital managers GVQ agree buyout of group from global investment trust owner.

Chelverton Small Companies crushed after fund-raise flop

David Horner, co-manager of best UK equity income trust over five years, expresses ‘disappointment’ after C-share issue raises just £5.5 million but vows to grow fund this year.