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British Assets Trust outperforms benchmark in first half

British Assets Trust is a globally diversified investment trust managed by Julie Dent at F&C Investments in Edinburgh.

Legal & General Investments doubles retail unit trust sales

Legal & General Investments, the retail unit trust investment arm of Legal & General, has produced a record rise in sales in the first quarter of this year with more than £1 billion invested in retail funds.

JPMAM launches JPMorgan Brazil Investment Trust

J.P. Morgan Asset Management today announced the launch of the JPMorgan Brazil Investment Trust.

Royal London 360° launches new Discounted Gift Trust

Royal London 360° is adding a new trust to its range which reduces the value of an individual's estate for UK Inheritance Tax purposes (UK IHT).

JPMorgan Brazil Investment Trust offer period ends soon

J.P. Morgan Asset Management has confirmed investors looking to invest in the launch of JPMorgan Brazil Investment Trust have just one week left to invest directly.

Equiom appoints ‘dedicated’ e-Gaming team

Equiom appoints ‘dedicated’ e-Gaming team

Equiom Trust Company Ltd is expanding its specialist e-Gaming team to meet the growth for its services amid a spiralling increase of international interest in the Isle of Man as a leading offshore e-Gaming centre.

F&C Japan desk gets vote of confidence

Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust (FCIT) has brought management of its Japan portfolio back in-house to F&C Investments, almost five years after outsourcing it to Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM).

SWIP Property Trust purchases prime properties across UK

SWIP Property Trust (SWIPPT) continues to identify opportunities in the UK commercial property market.

Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust bounces back in 2009

Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust ("FCIT") has published its annual results for the year ended 31 December 2009, showing a net asset value total return of 21.3%.

Standard Life Investments Property Income Trust acquisition

Standard Life Investments, one of the largest property investors in Europe, has announced on behalf of the Standard Life Investments' Property Income Trust (SLIPIT) the completion of its acquisition of a logistics warehouse located at Wingates Industrial Estate, Bolton, for £14.06m.

JPMAM announces intention to launch Brazil Investment Trust

J.P. Morgan Asset Management, the largest manager of investment trusts in the UK, has announced its intention to launch an investment trust focused on investment in Brazil, to be named the JPMorgan Brazil Investment Trust.

JP Morgan Chinese Investment Trust expects to see growth in China

For the rest of 2010, J.P. Morgan Asset Management reminds investors that short term risks will not change China's long term growth prospects.

JPMAM highlights benefits of investing in investment trust ISAs

JP Morgan Asset Management is offering investors 0% initial charge on all lump sum investments in JP Morgan Investment Trust ISAs when purchased online, until 30 April 2010.

UK Commercial Property Trust raises £150m for acquisitions

The UK Commercial Property Trust Limited (the Trust), the UK's largest UK Commercial Property Investment Trust, is pleased to announce that the recent placing and offer of 195 million ordinary shares at an issue price of 77.1 pence per share has been fully subscribed, raising gross proceeds of approximately £150 million for new acquisitions.

ISIS Trust snaps up Homebase branch

ISIS Property Trust, the oldest of the three property investment trusts managed by F&C, has exchanged contracts on a new property for its investment portfolio.