I’ve deliberately kept politics out of this blog as much as possible. It rarely seems to bring out the best in people — myself included. However, there are some radical plans regarding the taxation of investments in the manifestos for the upcoming general election that are worth highlighting.
I took a small position in Bluefield Solar Income Fund last year and I’ve just topped up following a very pleasing set of results. It feels very apt that the sun is beating through the window behind me as I type this.
TR Property’s long-term returns put most other investment trusts to shame. What’s even more remarkable is that it’s smashed the market without focusing on traditional high-growth areas like technology, small-caps, or Asia.
SDCL Energy Efficiency Income Trust, or SEEIT, is one of the newest members of the renewable infrastructure sector that has been hoovering up investors’ cash these past few years. But it offers something a little different.
HICL Infrastructure Company is the oldest and largest infrastructure trust in the UK. It was set up in 2006 and now boasts nearly £3bn in assets. Its annualised return since launch has been 9.4%, handily ahead of the 7-8% target set at its IPO.