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Spring bounce

Spring bounce

By Alasdair McKinnon, Manager, The Scottish Investment Trust – Spring is a time of renewal and recovery. With vaccination programmes well underway and the outlook for the economy improving, we at The Scottish have been paying particular attention to ‘reopening’ stocks – those poised to benefit from a return to economic normality. A spring clean of our portfolio included many such investments.

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HNW investors' demand for private equity growing

HNW investors' demand for private equity growing

By William Rudebeck (pictured), Co-Founder and CEO of BITE Investments — Despite our unprecedented times and market volatility, the private equity market is experiencing steady growth. According to GlobalData’s proprietary forecast, global private equity assets under management (AUM) reached USD4.5 trillion in 2019. As of December 2020, they were estimated to be USD4.7 trillion.