ICYA 2019: Shining the spotlight on the industry's best-kept secret

Recognising the best closed-ended funds

Ebru Smith
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This year's ICYAs took place on 20 November
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This year's ICYAs took place on 20 November

Following last month's Investment Company of the Year awards, associate editor Ebru Smith speaks to several members of the judging panel about their personal 2019 highlights, what they are looking forward to most next year, and the importance of recognising quality vehicles in the closed-ended space.

Investment Week's 21st annual Investment Company of the Year Awards were held at London's Sheraton Park Lane at the end of last month. The awards aim to reward and recognise excellence in the closed-ended fund management space, using a combination of quantitative and qualitative analysis. The judging panel comprised some of the industry's most experienced names including Anthony Leatham from Peel Hunt, James Carthew from Marten & Co., Simon Elliott from Winterflood, Nick Greenwood from Miton, Morningstar's David Holder, Jason Hollands from Tilney and EQ Investors' Simon Moore.  Thi...

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