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UK Wind eyes ‘game-changing’ £600m tilt for EDF assets

Greencoat UK Wind, the largest listed renewable energy fund, considering transformational bid for 49% stake in wind farm business of French energy giant EDF.

James Carthew: I hope Horizon revives faith in social housing

Horizon Housing real estate investment trust is the latest launch in the burgeoning social housing sub-sector where, at one point, investors were falling over themselves to get involved.

James Anderson: the three steps to investment success

Scottish Mortgage Trust co-manager explains what it takes to be a successful investor over time.

Trust Watch: Aberforth v Henderson in small-cap tussle

Smaller company investment trusts are to the fore in this week's look at the buying opportunities and share price moves in closed-ended funds.

Facebook users ‘don’t care’ about ad scandal, says Rogoff

Manager of Polar Capital Technology trust claims consumers are largely sanguine about Facebook selling their information to advertisers.

Ian Cowie: the extraordinary efforts of the Phoenix investor

If you notice someone loitering in the loo at JD Wetherspoon or asking awkward questions at Tesco or Morrisons, they might be mystery shoppers from the fund manager trying to revive the country’s former worst investment trust.

Nick Train: Unilever move from UK not in investors’ interests

Star fund manager and long-term investor in Unilever is unconvinced by Anglo-Dutch consumer goods giant's plan to collapse its dual structure and shift its base from London to Rotterdam.

Stenprop: industrial Reit lands in London to offer 5-8% yield

South African property company to list in London as real estate investment trust (Reit) offering high yields and capital growth from the ‘fantastic opportunity’ in UK ‘multi-let’ industrial parks.

Rising star Kartik Kumar backs Artemis Alpha Trust recovery

New co-manager of out-of-favour ‘best ideas’ trust puts more ‘skin in the game’ as its shares stall 16% below net asset value.

Crystal Amber managers snap up shares as discount widens

Activist fund managers of AIM-listed Crystal Amber have purchased £150,000 of shares in the UK smaller companies investment trust after a widening in its discount.