Investment Trust Update | 19th April 2017
In this Investment Trust Update for the 19th April, we take a look at the Mercantile Investment Trust, JP Morgan's Garret Fish's new investment approach, Jupiter Asset Management's new fund and the June merger of Columbia Threadneedle and Henderson Global Investors.
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At Schroders, asset management is our business and our goals are completely aligned with those of our clients - the creation of long-term value. We launched our first investment trust in 1924. Our range provides investors with access to a range of nine distinctive investment opportunities including: UK and Japanese equities, Pan-Asian equities and commercial property.
Aberdeen Standard Investments is a leading manager of investment trusts with over £10 billion of assets. Aberdeen Standard Investments investment trusts focus on the following areas: Asia, emerging markets, globally invested funds, Japan, North America and the UK; as well as specialist sector funds.
Fidelity Investment Trusts search for companies with strong investment potential across five key investment regions - the UK, Europe, China, Japan and Asia (excluding Japan).
The cornerstone of our investment style is in-depth research. In each investment trust, you get a carefully selected and structured portfolio designed to optimise returns while managing investment risk. The result is a flexible and easy way to put your money to work - wherever you want to invest.
Invesco Perpetual has grown to become one of the largest and best regarded investment managers in the UK. Key to our success has been a relentless commitment to investment excellence and focus on helping investors achieve their financial objectives.
At Invesco Perpetual we manage a range of nine investment trusts. Varying from the relatively new to having over 125 years' history, at the heart of each one is the same commitment to investment excellence. Each of the trusts is diligently managed with long-term performance in mind, based on an active, high conviction approach to investing.
The Association of Investment Companies (AIC) provides training, statistics and industry data for financial advisers and wealth managers who use investment trusts. Among the free services
- Face-to-face training seminars and workshops
- Online training
- Bespoke training for individual firms
- Performance data and fund statistics
- Quick, easy access to factsheets and reports
- A monthly industry update, "Spotlight"