Over half of Acorn shareholders opt for open-ended option

Liquidity a factor

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Simon Moon (l) and Fraser Mackersie (r)

Simon Moon (l) and Fraser Mackersie (r)

Following last year’s decision to wind up the Acorn Income trust, 55% of shareholders opted to move their holdings to the Unicorn UK Income fund, the open-ended vehicle run by the same management team.

Fraser Mackersie and Simon Moon, the fund managers of the Unicorn fund and the former Acorn trust, told Investment Week that while the process of planning the integration of the two portfolios was "quite...

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