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The Investment Trusts Handbook 2022

Investing essentials, expert insights and powerful trends and data

By Jonathan Davis

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The Investment Trusts Handbook 2022

Investing essentials, expert insights and powerful trends and data

By Jonathan Davis

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The Investment Trusts Handbook 2022 is the latest edition of the highly regarded annual handbook for anyone interested in investment trusts – often referred to as the City’s best-kept secret, or the connoisseur’s choice among investment funds.

The Investment Trusts Handbook 2022 is an editorially independent educational publication, available through bookshops and extensively online. Described in the media as “truly the definitive guide to the sector”, more than 35,000 copies of the Handbook have been sold or downloaded since launch.

With fascinating articles by more than 20 different authors, including analysts, fund managers and investment writers, plus more than 80 pages of detailed data and analysis, the latest edition of the handbook is an indispensable companion for anyone looking to invest in the investment trust sector.

Contributors this year include Max King, John Kay, Sandy Cross, Simon Elliott, James Carthew, Alastair Laing, Nick Greenwood, Alan Brierley, Peter Hewitt and many more. It is expertly edited by well-known author and professional investor Jonathan Davis, founder and editor of the Money Makers website.

Topics in this year’s 280-page edition include: the stock market after the pandemic, trust winners and losers, manager changes, fundraising news, discount movements, alternative assets and the editor’s notes and model portfolios.

The Investment Trusts Handbook 2022 is supported by a number of organisations including abrdn, Allianz Global Investors, Baillie Gifford, Fidelity International, J.P. Morgan Asset Management and Polar Capital. They share an interest in spreading awareness of investment trusts as a productive option for self-directed investors and financial advisers.

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 and is an adviser to investment companies. His website is


A clear and comprehensive guide to a sector every intelligent investor needs to know about.

Martin Vander Weyer, Business Editor The Spectator

Media coverage

From Master Investor:

For those investors interested in this often overlooked and underresearched area of the market, The Investment Trusts Handbook 2022 is for you. Thisis the latest edition of a publication which aims to provide data on the trusts sector as it is today, combined with a range of features and analysis which highlight the opportunities available.

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From Shares Magazine:

The 280-page e-book contains comment by analysts, fund managers and investment writers about investments trusts and includes lots of data and analysis. Articles include how to analyse investments trusts, why boards sometimes bring in a new manager, a review of trusts in 2021, and various experts discuss different investment trust sectors.

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From Interactive Investor:

Later in the podcast, Jonathan Davis, editor of the annual Investment Trust Handbook, joins the programme to share highlights of the latest edition of the book (2022), which is now on sale. Jonathan runs through how investment trusts have fared this year, and looks ahead to 2022 by naming some themes and trends. He also… Read more »

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Published: 14/12/2021
Edition: 5th
Formats: hardback - ISBN 9780857199669
ebook - ISBN 9780857199676
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