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Investment Trusts

Baillie Gifford wins Schroder UK Growth contract

Baillie Gifford has been tapped to manage the Schroder UK Growth fund following a period of disappointing performance.

Unicorn's five trusts for a politically-challenged UK

With heightened volatility and discounts close to all-time lows, it has been difficult to identify attractive investment opportunities

The fund managers hit by Carillion's collapse

Fund managers had been dumping Carillion's stock in their droves last year, but some were still hit by today's collapse.

Carthew: revisiting the most newsworthy trusts of 2017

As 2018 gets underway, I thought that it might be worth revisiting some of the funds that I wrote about in 2017.

Carthew: trusts offering Woodford a lesson in buying AIM minnows

A couple of weeks ago, I was writing about the potential dangers of holding too many early stage and loss-making technology companies in a portfolio

Carthew: the fliers and flops of the trust class of 2017

It has been a fairly busy year for new issues and we still might see a few more make it over the finish line before Christmas

Carthew: Woodford has too many eggs in too few baskets

In a world of quite binary outcomes, diversification seems like a good idea to me.

Carthew: who is next in Bramson's £700m sights?

At the beginning of July 2017, Sherborne Investors C raised £700 million to fund its next battle

James Carthew: is the Japanese glass half full, empty, or illusory?

It is easy to become fixated on Japan's macroeconomic picture.

Carthew: how multi-manager needs to evolve to survive

It has been 10 years since Princess Private Equity listed in London.