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life sciences

Investment into some of the UK’s most promising life sciences firms more than tripled last year, with analysts expecting the trend to continue into 2017 as the sector continues to attract investors. Despite all the uncertainty caused by Brexit, the Trump presidency and a volatile global political situation, speakers at

uk retail shops

Landlords in the UK are abandoning the buy-to-let strategy that has been their mainstay over the past several years, investing instead in high street shops. The investors are switching from buy-to-let – buying a property to let it out, rather than live in it – to commercial property as they

Aim market london

“The increase in M&A shows that Aim works.” Dealmaking on the UK’s Alternative Investment Market (Aim) rose sharply in 2016 with 34 companies listed on it being snapped up, a fifth more than the 28 taken over in 2015. Research from Hacker Young suggests the number of Aim takeovers shows

UK forestry alternative investments

Forestry investment in the UK has been performing particularly well recently with recent data revealing the extent to which this alternative asset has outstripped other investment vehicles. The latest IPD UK Annual Forestry Index sampled 133 commercial forests in Britain and found that they offered average returns of 18.4 per