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  • Launched in 1868, the Trust was the first ever investment trust and has since gone on to amass an impressive track record and grow into one of the largest of its kind. Its aim is to generate mid to long-term growth and income by investing primarily in an international portfolio of listed equities. The Trust is highly diversified and cautiously managed, with exposure to over 500 individual companies from around the world.
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Press

  • Press Coverage

    Press coverage on the Foreign and Colonial Investment Trust.

    The Telegraph – 16 October 2016

    Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust was recommend in a piece by The Telegraph which suggested buying shares in investment trusts that invest globally and are currently trading at a discount.

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    The Sunday Times – 14 August 2016

    Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust was recommended in the Sunday Times as a ‘big Investment Trust’ which will accept £50 per month

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    Citywire Wealth Manager – 28 July 2016

    Foreign and Colonial Investment Trust’s Chairman, Simon Fraser was quoted in Citywire following the distribution of the Foreign & Colonial interim results

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    The Daily Mail– 3 June 2016

    Foreign and Colonial Investment Trust was profiled in the Daily Mail’s ‘Trust Watch’, featuring stock picks from Paul Niven and an expert recommendation

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    The Times – 29 May 2016

    Foreign and Colonial Investment Trust was mentioned in The Sunday Times as part of the “Famous Five” investment trust managers who have beaten their peers over recent years

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    The Times – 16 April 2016

    Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust was highlighted in The Times as a trust which has survived 90 years of boom and bust

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    Citywire Wealth Manager – 11 March 2016

    Paul Niven was interviewed for a Citywire Wealth Manager video following the distribution of Foreign and Colonial InvestmentTrust annualresults. Paul Niven explains on the video why the trust is increasing its focus on the private equity market.


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    Mail on Sunday – 13 March 2016

    Jeff Prestridge, personal finance editor, at the Mail on Sunday profiled the Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust after its 45th year of increasing dividends

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    Mail on Sunday – 13 March 2016

    Investment trusts get a positive write up from the Mail on Sunday and Foreign and Colonial is included

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    The Times - 26 December 2015

    Paul Niven, Manager of the Foreign and Colonial Investment Trust was quoted in The Times commenting on which markets will offer the best returns in 2016

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    City AM - 19 November 2015

    Manager of the Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust, Paul Niven, is quoted in City A.M. on the outlook for global growth 

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    The Times - 31 October 2015

    The Foreign and Colonial’s Investment Trust was recommended by Jason Hollands in the Times as one of the best trusts if you want to invest your child’s cash in the stock market.

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    Moneywise – 23 September 2015

    Paul Niven, manager of the Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust was quoted in Moneywise in a positive overview of the trust and his time as manager so far.

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    Investment Week - 11 August 2015

    Paul Niven, manager of the Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust explains how beyond the near-term volatility and fears about navigating future interest rate rises, global equities are actually expected to excel.

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    City AM - 30 June 2015

    Paul Niven, fund manager of Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust was quoted on the impact of a US interest rate rise, following an investment trust media event.

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    Citywire Money - 5 June 2015

    Paul Niven, fund manager of Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust was interviewed on video by Citywire on the trust and broader industry trends.

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    The Daily Telegraph - 29 May 2015

     Paul Niven was quoted in The Daily Telegraph following an interview for a profile of the trust.

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    Share Radio - 15 May 2015

    Paul Niven, manager of Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust, took part in a panel interview with Share Radio on the longest running investment trust.

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    Investment Week - 13 April 2015

    The Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust features in a table of investment trusts that received the most number of views on the Association of Investment Companies’(AIC) website's this year. FCIT ranks 9th out of 20 trusts, having previously ranked 18th at the same time last year.

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    EveryInvestor - 4 March 2015

    The Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust’s annual results is covered in this article, which highlights that the trust has made another dividend increase – its 44th year of consecutive dividend payments.

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    Mail on Sunday - 1 February 2015

    The Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust features in an article looking at investment trusts that have been generating wealth on behalf of private investors for nearly 200 years.

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    Paul Niven

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