F&C's Fraser and Niven: This is an appropriate time to recognise investment trusts are unique

Celebrating 150th anniversary

Jayna Rana
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Simon Fraser and Paul Niven of F&C. Photo: Alex Griffiths
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Simon Fraser and Paul Niven of F&C. Photo: Alex Griffiths

Simon Fraser and Paul Niven, chairman and fund manager respectively of the £3.5bn F&C Investment Trust, talk to Jayna Rana about how they are celebrating the 150th anniversary of the world's oldest trust, the value of independent boards and dealing with the challenges of regulation.

It is a special time for the investment company universe as 19 March 2018 marks 150 years since the launch of the world's oldest fund - the F&C Investment Trust - and thereby the birth of the closed-ended...

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