F&C Asset Management
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|A wholly owned subsidiary of Bank of Montreal (BMO)|
|Headquarters||London, England, UK|
(Non-Executive Chairman) Richard Wilson
|Revenue||£257.5 million (2013)|
|£38.5 million (2013)|
|£10.2 million (2013)|
F&C Asset Management Plc is an international asset management company and is part of BMO Global Asset Management.
F&C’s head office is in the City of London in Exchange House, Primrose Street, London.
F&C can trace its roots back to 1868, when Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust, the world’s first investment trust was launched. In 2014 F&C Investments became part of BMO Global Asset Management, and ultimately the BMO Financial Group.
F&C Investments currently have over 25 offices in 14 countries around the world.
F&C have four regional investment hubs, in London, Toronto, Chicago and Hong Kong, as well as a number of itinerant investment teams.
Products & Investment Trusts
With 10 investment trusts, F&C Investments offer investments including equities, bonds, property and private equity. F&C trusts have different aims and strategies with the option of capital growth, income or a combination of both and with a specific regional focus or with a global remit
The funds include;
- European Assets Trust
- F&C Capital and Income Trust
- F&C Commercial Property Trust
- F&C Global Smaller Companies
- F&C Managed Portfolio Trust
- F&C Private Equity Trust
- F&C UK High Income Trust plc
- F&C UK Real Estate Investments
- Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust
- TR Property Trust
F&C Investments also provide a range of savings plans designed to meet varying investment goals including;
- Savings plans for children;
- Junior ISA
- Children’s Investment Plan
- Child Trust Fund
- Investment Trust ISA
- Private Investor Plan
On 7 May 2014, F&C Investments was acquired by Bank of Montreal through its wholly owned subsidiary, BMO Global Asset Management (Europe) Limited. Prior to this it was listed on the London Stock Exchange.
- F&C – A History of Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust by Neil McKendrick and John Newlands, 1999.