Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust PLC is 151 years old in operation following its founding in 1868 by Philip Rose. It was originally The Foreign & Colonial Government Trust. However, in 1891, it rebranded to the current name.
It started by investing in Government bonds. After various phases of growth and development, the company chose to settle its corporate offices in London, UK.
F&C Investment Trust PLC is the oldest in the world to engage in a collective investment scheme. It has an exposure of more than 450 individual companies across the globe. All these are cautiously managed, thanks to the highly diversified Trust.
The company is always aiming at finding the best opportunities for the growth of its clients’ money. It invests globally in equities and shares and particularly for the thriving companies. The companies must also have a listing on the major stock markets. Meanwhile, the Trust has a listing on the LSE and the NZX markets.
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