John Laing Infrastructure takeover reduces investor choice
A takeover bid for the John Laing Infrastructure investment trust is set to reduce choice for investors in the closed-ended subsector.
Government’s NHS boost could hit investment trusts
Investment trusts could be hit if the government reverses UK corporate tax cuts scheduled for 2020 to fund extra spending on the National Health Service (NHS).
The 10 worst investment trusts for performance in Q1
Infrastructure delivered some of the worst performers among investment trusts in Q1 on the back of Carillion’s collapse and fears in the UK of a Labour-led government, while Donald Trump is getting the blame for falls in US investment trusts as well as biotechnology portfolios. Portfolio Advisers looks at the 10 investment trusts that fared the worst in Q1 2018.
Seneca adds to infrastructure and lending positions
Seneca Investment Managers has sold out of UK drinks wholesaler Conviviality, having seen a 65% return since it initiated the position in January this year.
Nigel Thomas tips UK infrastructure shares amid US plant hire trend
Axa Investment Managers’ UK equity veteran Nigel Thomas has tipped infrastructure shares for success, pointing to a trend towards plant hire in the US.
Premier targets global infrastructure with fund rebrand
Premier Asset Management has revealed plans to expand the remit of its current utilities portfolio to create a new global infrastructure fund.
Investors left wanting more after Trump’s policy-lite speech
US president Donald Trump’s first address to Congress was big on sweeping nationalistic statements, short on details for his future tax and infrastructure policies.