Investment Companies

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Advantages of investment companies

  • Suitable for investors who want a spread of investments, managed by professionals
  • May have low internal charges, which means more of your money is working for you
  • Allows you to spread your risk by investing in a range of investments so buying shares in one company effectively gives you a diversified portfolio
  • Allow you to invest small amounts, so you can invest in a savings and investment scheme from as little as £30 a month
  • Have a board of directors who have a legal duty to uphold the interests of shareholders
  • Allows you to pool your money with other investors to benefit from potential economies of scale, in terms of administration and dealing costs

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