Neil Woodford fund closure highlights key investment trust advantage

In the fourth episode of the Trust Tactics series, Kyle Caldwell explains the key structural advantage investment trusts have over open-ended funds.

June 24, 2019

The main advantage investment trusts have over funds was, until a couple of weeks ago, overlooked by some investors until Neil Woodford decided to suspend the LF Woodford Equity Income fund.

In the fourth episode of Trust Tactics, an educational series that explains the advantages of the investment trust structure, Kyle Caldwell explains how a fixed pool of assets means that an investment trust manager does not have to sell or buy shares depending on whether they are attracting or losing investors.


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