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4 April 2018
Downing Ventures continues to invest in the UK tech sector

In 2017 Downing Ventures successfully completed 44 investment...

13 March 2018
Neil Shillito - "Market timing is a fool's errand"

Neil Shillito discusses why he believes market timing is a fool's errand...

12 February 2018
Neil Shillito - "Why I'm selling one of the best performing funds of 2017"

If fund managers claim to only buy ‘good’ stocks or funds, then why do...

Downing Strategic Micro-Cap Trust (DSM)
15 January 2018
Downing Strategic Micro-Cap Trust - new, larger investments into the portfolio

Downing Strategic Micro-Cap Trust (DSM) has just announced that it has made...

3 January 2018
Neil Shillito – “Investing in Asia is a long-term strategic imperative, not a short-term tactical gambit”

Neil Shillito, manager of the Downing Diversified Global Managers Fund (DDGM), explains why...

How will MiFID II impact investors?
11 December 2017
How will MiFID II impact investors?

On 3 January 2018 a new regulation, the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II)...

5 December 2017
Downing Crowd launches fixed term property bonds offering up to 6% p.a. interest

Investment platform Downing Crowd has launched its first property...

4 December 2017
Neil Shillito: expelling myths around multi-manager

Neil Shillito discusses what he believes are some of the myths around multi-manager investing

Downing FOUR (Generalist)
23 November 2017
Downing FOUR (Generalist) wins Best New Issue VCT

We’re delighted that Downing FOUR (Generalist) emerged as winner in the Best New Issue VCT category at the 2017 Inves

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