Laura Foll, Co-Fund manager for Lowland Investment Company, explains why liquidity restraints on open ended funds, the US-China trade war and uncertain UK politics have all made for a tough year for the Trust. However, despite a difficult year, the beginning of the final quarter has seen an improvement in Lowland’s performance versus its benchmark as sentiment towards the UK improves as more clarity comes around Brexit. Laura also discusses the latest portfolio activity and why the Trust’s exposure to domestic UK companies will enable the team to take full advantage of excellent value opportunities amongst UK equities.

Glossary

AIM: Alternative investments market