Webinar: Investment trusts part 2 - features and benefits

The perceived risks of investment trusts and use in portfolios

December 2020

Graham Finlay

Vice President, Strategic & Technical Sales

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PART OF 96 MINS STRUCTURED CPD

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Key takeaways:

  • Understand the different aspects of an investment trust’s premium/discount control policy
  • Understand how gearing works within an investment trust
  • Understand how a smoothed income can be distributed by an investment trust

In part 2 Graham investigates some of the perceived risks associated with investment trusts, such as discounts and premiums, gearing and liquidity and discusses whether they are indeed risks, or in fact a benefit. He finishes by looking at the key reasons why, and situations when, advisers may want to use investment trusts for their clients.

BMO Adviser Edge Investment trusts part 2 - features and benefits

Risk Disclaimer

This content is directed only to persons having professional experience in matters relating to personal investment (investment professionals) and should not be distributed to anybody else. It has been prepared for general information purposes only. It does not constitute advice (whether investment, legal, regulatory, tax or otherwise) provided by BMO Global Asset Management (EMEA) (BMO). Certain content in this document is based on our own reading of legislation, regulation, or guidance issued by a government or regulatory authority, as at December 2020, which is subject to ongoing change. Tax treatment is based upon individual circumstances. BMO gives no warranty or representation, whether express or implied, that such content is up to date, complete, or accurate.

Investment professionals in receipt of this document should not rely on any of its content. They remain solely responsible for advising their underlying clients in accordance with their own legal and/or regulatory obligations and for taking their own independent advice as they determine is necessary.

To the extent lawful, BMO excludes all responsibility and associated liability for any loss or damage suffered by any recipient of this document who chooses to rely on its content, whether occurring in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable.

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