Citywire: The small but mighty truth all income investors should know

25th August 2017

On diversification

First and foremost, “income-seeking investors should consider the smaller companies asset class for diversification,” according to Ben Willis, head of research at UK Wealth manager Whitechurch Securities.

...“In addition, the concentration of the income from the All-Share comes from a narrow band of sectors dominated by oil and gas, whereas you have far broader mix of companies and sectors providing dividends in the small cap arena,” said Willis.

On Standard Life UK Smaller Companies Trust and Harry Nimmo

...As Ben Willis at Whitechurch Securities points out, Nimmo likes to stay invested in companies that reward his faith. “He will hold companies that initially were small caps and have moved up the cap scale due to being successful businesses,” he said. ‘Performance has been very strong under Nimmo and this is an excellent choice if looking to invest in a UK smaller companies trust.’

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