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Investment Trust Insider - Videos

Why investment trusts are great for income

‘Gavatar’ continues his quick beginners’ guides to investment trusts, explaining why they offer big advantages to income investors.

BlackRock Throgmorton: ‘We want to own disrupters’

BlackRock Throgmorton's Dan Whitestone on his plans for the trust, why he is excited by the recent changes made to how it operates and the narrowing discount.

Impax: plastics alarm creates great growth story

Growing public anger at plastic pollution in the world’s oceans and waterways is a good example of the trends driving returns for environmental investors, says Jon Forster of Impax Asset Management.

Gearing: what makes investment trusts special (part 2)

The ‘Gavatar’ explains how the ability to borrow moderate amounts of money sets investment trusts apart from other stock market funds.

Pantheon: we want to abolish our discount

Andrew Lebus of Pantheon International is determined to get rid of the long-standing discount on the private equity fund's shares now it's joined the FTSE 250.

Witan: don’t write off tech after Facebook

James Hart of Witan discusses the fallout from the Facebook privacy scandal in light of the global investment trust’s 12% position in technology stocks.

BB Biotech: thanks Trump, blockbuster bids are booming!

Big biotech companies are buying smaller rivals for the first time as US tax cuts boost mergers and acquisitions in the high-growth sector, says Daniel Koller, manager of BB Biotech.

The Gavatar: what makes investment trusts special (pt 1)

Our animated guide explains how the boards of directors protect investment trust shareholders by overseeing the work of fund managers.

Go USA! Baillie Gifford managers eye ‘unique’ growth prospects

Gary Robinson and Andrei Kiselev, managers of the new Baillie Gifford US Growth Trust (USA), explain why they are not put off by lofty stock market valuations.

The Gavatar: a speedy guide to investment funds and trusts

Investment trusts are one of three main types of investment fund available to UK investors.