Understanding investment companies and how they compare to direct equities
The regulator requires you to demonstrate an ability to analyse the characteristics, inherent risks, behaviours and relevant tax considerations of investment products.
This session looks first at the basics of investment companies and then focuses on the advantages and disadvantages of direct investment in securities and assets compared to indirect through collectives and other products. The session also looks at the investment strategy products such as hedge funds and funds of hedge funds, absolute return funds and private equity.
RecordedOct 3 201338 mins
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Omar Negyal, manager of JPMorgan Global Emerging Markets Income Trust talks to the AIC about his income strategy for emerging markets, where he’s finding investment opportunities, why investors should consider emerging markets and his outlook for the sector.
Graeme Gunn, Partner at SL Capital Partners, managers of Standard Life European Private Equity Trust (SLEPET) explains the fund of fund structure, where they are finding opportunities and why investors should consider private equity.