The UK's largest event for private investors

Business Design Centre, London, 29 March 2025








Columbia Threadneedle Investments

Columbia Threadneedle Investments

Columbia Threadneedle Investments is one of the leading investment trust managers, tracing its heritage back to 1868 when F&C Investment Trust, the world’s oldest collective investment scheme, was launched. Today Columbia Threadneedle manages nine investment trusts with more than £10bn in assets, providing clients with a range of investment opportunities in equities, property and private equity.

Each trust is tailored to our clients different aims and objectives with the option of capital growth, income or a combination of both, offered through portfolios with specific regional focuses or global remits. Clients can invest directly into Columbia Threadneedle’s suite of investment trusts via its own savings plan or through a third-party provider.

Our nine trusts are F&C Investment Trust (FCIT), The Global Smaller Companies Trust (GSCT), CT UK Capital And Income Investment Trust (CTUK), European Assets Trust (EAT), CT Private Equity Trust (CTPT), CT Global Managed Portfolio Trust (CMPG and CMPI), CT UK High Income Trust (CHI), Balanced Commercial Property Trust (BCPT) and TR Property (TRY).

Columbia Threadneedle’s investment trust business is part of its global asset management business, which is entrusted with £500bn on behalf of individual, institutional and corporate clients around the world. The business employs more than 2500 people, including over 650 investment professionals based in North America, Europe and Asia (all data as at 31 December 2023).

Columbia Threadneedle Investments is the global asset management group of Ameriprise Financial, a leading US-based financial services provider. To find out more information about any of our nine investment trusts, visit our website:

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