For private equity companies, raising the cash was the easy bit, says Max King – now what to invest it in?
Articles written by Max King
The broader equity market made little progress in the first half of 2018, but those who followed our investment trust recommendations have reason to be pleased, says Max King.
The world’s problems can be solved – and the Impax Environmental Markets investment trust is well placed to profit from fixing them.
Despite having a tough year, the outlook for funds investing in PFI and support services is improving, says Max King.
Universities are converting from final-salary to defined-contribution pension schemes. Academics should be grateful, says Max King.
The Witan Investment Trust is geographically diversified and boasts a growing dividend, says Max King.
Baillie Gifford’s Scottish American Investment Trust prides itself on buying companies that target both income and growth.
Those longing for a crash or a bonanza will be disappointed, says Max King. Expect house prices to just creep up.
There are plenty of positive signs for the energy sector, says Max King, even if its long-term future is one of declining output. But specialist energy fund managers are asleep at the wheel.
The BlackRock World Mining Trust has been on a roller-coaster ride, but is recovering well, says Max King.