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How refinancing debt could unlock more dividends and value for investment trusts

Recent activity at Brunner Investment Trust (BUT) helps shine a light on the expensive debt carried by some investment trusts and how refinancing these borrowings could be a catalyst for trusts to trade on higher valuations and pay out more in dividends to their shareholders. Unlike traditional funds, investment trusts can borrow money to invest. This is known as gearing and in a rising market ...

This investment trust is at its widest discount in 10 years, read why analysts think that could change

Keystone Investment Trust (KIT) controls assets worth around £273m yet its market value stands at a fraction off £235m. That’s a 13.9% discount, apparently the widest the trust’s gap between its share price (up 10p today at £17.45) and net asset value (NAV) has been for 10 years, according to City analysts. A quick glance at Keystone’s performance tells you why this is. The trust has ...
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