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Investment trusts

Buying shares in an investment trust makes you a shareholder, giving you a vote on how it is run. Read more here about how you can invest in investment trusts.

Investing in investment trusts


Online dealing

  • Start investing from as little as £50 every month or £1,000 as a lump sum
  • Manage and track your investments easily at any time through your secure online account
  • Get instant access to our investment guidance and expert market insights

Choose from a large selection

  • Explore our full range of investment trusts to search, filter and select your favourites.
  • Diversify your portfolio across key regions, including the UK, Europe, China, Japan and Asia Pacific.

Clear and simple fees

  • Pay £10 for buying or selling an investment trust online in an ISA or Investment Account and £1.50 for dividend re-investments and regular savings. Stamp duty of 0.5% will also apply on every purchase.
  • Our standard service fee of just 0.35% would apply when you have invested over £7,500 or have a regular savings. This is capped at £45 so you never pay more. What’s more, Investment Trusts held in an Investment Account do not incur a service fee.

Remember, the value of investments and the income from them can go down as well as up, so you may get back less than you invest.

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Fees & charges

Pay a flat fee of just £10 for buying or selling investment trusts online within an ISA or Investment Account.

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Making sense of transaction charges and dealing costs

Because Investment trusts are listed on a stock exchange, choosing to invest in one will incur additional charges:

  • All investment trust trades incur a broker trading charge of 0.10% per individual deal. This is paid on buys and sells. It's important to note that if you switch from one investment trust to another, you will pay the 0.10% dealing fee twice – once for selling your original holding and another for buying the new one.
  • Most investment trusts have two share prices. There is the one you buy at (the offer price) and the one you sell at (the bid price). The result is effectively a transaction charge for investing in the fund.
  • You pay stamp duty when buying an investment trust. When buying an investment trust you pay 0.5% in stamp duty. Stamp duty is not charged when you sell.

Bring your investments together

Having investments spread across multiple companies can be both time-consuming and costly. Bringing them together means less stress and less paperwork.

Our straightforward transfer process makes it easy to bring your investments together - just tell us where they’re currently held and we’ll take care of the rest.

It’s free to transfer and we’ll even cover any exit fees you may incur, up to a total of £500 per person.

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How to invest in investment trusts

Fidelity investment trusts

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Choose from a wide range of investment trusts

Explore our full range of investment trusts to search, filter and select your favourites from a broad selection of providers.

Investment Finder

Remember, the value of investments can go down as well as up so you may get back less than you invest. It’s important to understand that pension transfers are a complex area and may not be suitable for everyone. Before going ahead with a pension transfer, we strongly recommend that you undertake a full comparison of the charges, features, and services offered.