BlackRock veteran Richard Plackett, former head of the UK Small and Mid Cap equities team and co-manager of the £1.4bn Special Situations fund, is to retire from fund management after a quarter of a century, Professional Adviser sister title Investment Week can reveal.
Concerns are being raised over the disclosure policies of some specialist investment trusts as investors continue to pile into alternative assets.
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has widened the range of investments available through ISAs to include peer-to-peer lending trusts.
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