Witan Investment Trust

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Witan Investment Trust plc
Public (LSEWTAN)
Industry Investment management
Founded 1909
Headquarters Flag of the United Kingdom.svg London, UK
Key people
Andrew Bell (CEO)
Harry Henderson (Chairman)
Website www.witan.com

Witan Investment Trust plc (Witan) is the only global multi-managed investment trust, offering an equity portfolio diversified by geographical region, industrial sector and individual stock.

Witan is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index.


Witan Investment Trust was created to manage the estate of Alexander Henderson, 1st Baron Faringdon in 1909.[1] First listed on the London Stock Exchange in 1924, it established Henderson Administration (now Henderson Global Investors) to manage its funds in 1932 and then sold its remaining stake in Henderson in 1997.[1] Andrew Bell was appointed CEO in 2010.[2]


The company has assets under management of approximately £1.11 billion.[3] Its portfolio is actively managed by 12 investment managers for 6 different mandates,[3] with overall asset allocation and risk being managed by Witan’s executive team.

The CEO of Witan Investment Trust is Andrew Bell. The chairman of Witan Investment Trust is Harry Henderson.[4]

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  1. ^ a b "History of the Trust". witan.com. Retrieved 3 April 2015. 
  2. ^ Morris, Pamela (2013-02-14). "Money Marketing Profile: Andrew Bell". London: Money Marketing. Retrieved 2013-06-28. 
  3. ^ a b "Witan Investment Trust plc Annual Report 2012". precisionir.com. Retrieved 3 April 2015. 
  4. ^ "Witan Board Of Directors". witan.com. Retrieved 3 April 2015. 

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