September Fund Launches Feature Terry Smith and Mark Mobius

NEWS YOU CAN USE: This month saw a wave of new funds and more details about two major investment trust launches from star managers  

Emma Simon 26 September, 2018 | 2:48PM

Terry Smith

Star fund managers can still attract investors’ attention. This month two managers with enviable track records announced plans to launch their own investment trusts. And both are putting their own money into these new ventures.

Terry Smith – arguably one of the most successful fund managers of the last five years – is hoping to raise £250 million with the launch of his global small and mid-cap trust, which will follow a similar strategy to his Gold-rated Fundsmith Equity fund. Veteran emerging market manager, Mark Mobius is launching his new emerging market investment trust focused on smaller and mid-cap companies.

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Emma Simon  is a financial journalist, specialising in investment and consumer issues, writing for Morningstar.co.uk

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