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Sarah Godfrey
23 November 2017 · 2 min read

Edison clients win at the Investment Week Investment Company of the Year Awards

Special recognition for Foreign & Colonial IT on 150th anniversary

Investment company research clients of Edison picked up several of the honours at the Investment Week Investment Company of the Year Awards last night in London.

Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust (FRCL), the world’s first collective investment fund, which celebrates its 150th anniversary in early 2018, received a Special Recognition award. BMO Global Asset Management, which manages FRCL, also won Group of the Year.

Sector awards went to four trusts managed by Janus Henderson Investors, including Henderson International Income Trust in the Overseas Income category, and TR European Growth in Overseas Smaller Companies.

Templeton Emerging Markets was named the best emerging markets trust, while Miton Global Opportunities (MIGO) won in the Flexible Investment sector. MIGO stablemate The Diverse Income Trust picked up the award for UK Income.

In the Private Equity sector, the award went to Standard Life Private Equity, while Fidelity China Special Situations was named the best single-country fund.

The awards were judged on a combination of three-year NAV performance to 30 June 2017, and a qualitative questionnaire.

Click on the links above to see the latest Edison research on each of the winners.

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