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The Investment Trusts Handbook 2020

Investing essentials, expert insights and powerful trends and data

By Jonathan Davis

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The Investment Trusts Handbook 2020

Investing essentials, expert insights and powerful trends and data

By Jonathan Davis

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The Investment Trusts Handbook 2020 is the latest edition of the popular annual handbook for investors of all kinds interested in investment trusts – often referred to as the City’s best-kept secret.

With fascinating articles by more than a dozen different authors, including analysts, fund managers and investment writers, and edited by independent financial author and expert Jonathan Davis, the handbook is an indispensable companion for anyone looking to invest in the investment trusts arena. Contributors include John Baron, Robin Angus, Max King, Sandy Cross and many more.

The Investment Trusts Handbook 2020 is an editorially independent educational publication, available through bookshops and online. The publication is supported by Aberdeen Standard, Fidelity International, Jupiter Asset Management and Polar Capital. We share an interest in spreading awareness of investment trusts as an option for self-directed investors and financial advisers.

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About the author

Jonathan Davis is one of the UK’s leading writers on investment. A professionally qualified investor, he is the author of three books about investment, has written regular columns for the Financial Times and The Spectator, podcasts for the Money Makers website (www.money-makers.co) and is an adviser to investment companies. His website is at: www.independent-investor.com.

Media coverage

From IT Investor:

Are you better off with an investment trust or an open-ended fund? Most people seem to lean towards the former, although perhaps that’s the investing company I keep, but convincing data is very hard to find. For example, preliminary research by the Cass Business School back in 2018 seemed to provide some evidence that investment… Read more »

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From Money Observer:

Jonathan Davis, in his Investment Trusts Handbook 2020, notes: “[The cessation of the study] doesn’t invalidate the belief that investment trusts tend to outperform open-ended funds with similar mandates… but nor does it provide the clinching evidence that would have given the belief a stamp of academic endorsement.” Other data also purport to show that… Read more »

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From Money Observer:

Money Observer has once again teamed up with Harriman House to offer 10 free copies of The Investment Trusts Handbook 2020, edited by investment professional Jonathan Davies. The handbook contains a wealth of information on how to invest successfully in investment trusts. The publication is supported by Aberdeen Standard, Fidelity International, Jupiter Asset Management and… Read more »

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From The AIC:

Finally, you may be interested in a new book which is a good read for investment company investors. It’s ‘The Investment Trusts Handbook 2020’, which is edited by the much respected investment journalist Jonathan Davis. It includes fascinating chapters from investment gurus including managers Bruce Stout or Murray International, Ben Rogoff of Polar Capital Technology… Read more »

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From asset TV:

The latest edition is out and editor and journalist Jonathan Davis came into the studio to talk about the lessons to be learned from the fall of Neil Woodford; how to work out what motivates a fund manager; and why the rise of alternative investments is a positive for the sector.

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Contents

Introduction
Acknowledgements
Investment Trust Basics
Useful Sources of Information

Year in Review
- Month by Month in 2019
- Don't Worry, Be Happy by Max King
- Not All Plain Sailing by Max King
- Can the VCT Market's Resilience Continue? by Alex Davies
-Trusts and the Woodford Saga by James Carthew
- The Summer Portfolio by John Baron
- Tales of the Unexpected from The Hunter's Tails

Professional Perspectives
- Looking Ahead to 2020 - Q&A with Simon Elliott
- The View from the Centre - Q&A with Ian Sayers
- Could it Happen to Us? by Robin Angus
- Measure for Measure by William Sobczak
- Asia the Place to Be - Q&A with Bruce Stout
- What is the Future for Tech? - Q&A with Ben Rogoff
- Investing in an Age of Disruption by Simon Edelsten
- The View From Edinburgh by Sandy Cross
- The Role of the Board by Jonathan Davis
- Revolution in the Boardroom? - Q&A with Susie Cummings
- We Are All Marketers Now by Clare Dobie
- Back to the Future? by Piers Currie
- How Trusts Are Evolving - Q&A with Alex Denny

Analysing Investment Trusts by Jonathan Davis

Directory

Partners



Edition: 3rd
Pages: 280
Formats: hardback - ISBN 9780857198068
ebook - ISBN 9780857198075
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