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14 Jul 2021
Discretionary Portfolio team bolstered by appointment of Andrew  McLean

Discretionary Portfolio team bolstered by appointment of Andrew McLean

Thorntons Investments is delighted to announce the appointment of Andrew McLean as a Discretionary Portfolio Manager. This appointment strengthens our client proposition during a time of growth for the business. Andrew will spend time in both our Dundee and Edinburgh offices and will be responsible for managing bespoke portfolios for individual clients, pensions, offshore bonds,…

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8 Jan 2021
Urgent Notification – Potential Fraudulent Email Correspondence

Urgent Notification – Potential Fraudulent Email Correspondence

We have recently become aware of an attempted fraud being perpetrated against one of our clients. Fortunately, it was brought to our attention quickly and there was no impact to our client.   However, please be aware of any email correspondence coming from anyone claiming to be an employee of Thorntons Investments contacting you with an…

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26 Nov 2020

UK Government Spending Review 2020

Late November should have seen the Chancellor announce his Autumn Budget and a comprehensive spending review covering the next three financial years. Like many other plans, the uncertainty created by the pandemic has put both on hold. In their place was a Financial Statement, primarily addressing a one-year spending review, with a nod to the…

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19 Jun 2020
Matt Strachan looks back at the history and success of the Alternative Investment Market, which was launched 25 years ago this week.

Matt Strachan looks back at the history and success of the Alternative Investment Market, which was launched 25 years ago this week.

This week is the 25th anniversary of the Alternative Investment Market (AIM). So, I thought it appropriate to indulge a little in its history and success. I remember its launch well, as I had been responsible for a couple of investments on one of its forebears, the Unlisted Securities Market (USM). Back in 1995 it…

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31 Oct 2019
Thorntons Investments bolsters Board with Rosengarten appointment

Thorntons Investments bolsters Board with Rosengarten appointment

Thorntons Investments has appointed Ed Rosengarten to the Board as a non-executive director with immediate effect. The appointment comes as Thorntons Investments seeks to strengthen its presence in London and the South of England as it further develops and grows its discretionary investment services proposition. Ed brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the…

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15 Aug 2019
Thorntons Investments shortlisted twice at the 2019 Growth Investor Awards

Thorntons Investments shortlisted twice at the 2019 Growth Investor Awards

Thorntons Investments shortlisted twice at the 2019 Growth Investor Awards Thorntons Investments is delighted to have been named as a double finalist at this year’s Growth Investor Awards.  We have been shortlisted in two categories: Best AIM Portfolio Service and Best BR Investment Manager – Listed.  Guy Tolhurst, Managing Director of event organiser Intelligent Partnership…

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5 Mar 2019
AIM Company insight for investors

AIM Company insight for investors

AIM company research is a key part of our service, particularly given the stringent rules around business relief qualification. Our AIM Portfolio Managers meet or speak with senior company management at least once a year to learn what plans the company have for growth and development and crucially, whether any future action may invalidate business…

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4 Feb 2019
Persistence Pays Off for Graduate Trainee

Persistence Pays Off for Graduate Trainee

Zoe Malpas joined Thorntons Investments at the end of 2012 to get some work experience whilst studying at university.  She eventually joined us on a full-time basis as a graduate trainee in 2014.  There’s no doubt she had an immediate impact on the team – with her infectious personality and enthusiasm for life in general. …

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