Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust Plc

Launched in 1868, the Trust was the first ever investment trust and it aims to generate mid to long-term growth and income by investing primarily in an international portfolio of listed shares, or equities. The Trust is highly diversified and cautiously managed, with exposure to over 500 individual companies from around the world. Foreign and Colonial Investment Trust aims to grow your capital and income over the mid to long term. It may appeal to investors who: - are looking for their investment, or for a building block for their portfolio - are looking to invest their money over many years - are interested in regular dividends. Click below to visit our website and find out more about our investment approach and capabilities, or talk to your adviser if applicable. Information on our LinkedIn page is directly solely at persons who are located in the UK and can be categorised as retail clients. Nothing on this page is, or intended to be, an offer, advice, or an invitation, to buy or sell any investments. If you have any doubt as to the suitability of an investment, please contact a financial adviser. Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust Plc is managed by F&C Investment Business Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of F&C Asset Management Plc which is ultimately owned by Bank of Montreal. F&C Investment Management Business Limited is appointed under a management agreement with Foreign & Colonial, setting out its responsibilities for investment management, administration and marketing. As Manager, it is authorised and regulated in the UK by the Financial Conduct Authority.
London, GB
Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust Plc was founded in 1868 and is headquartered in London, GB

Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust Plc Office Locations

Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust Plc has an office in London
London, GB (HQ)
Exchange House 12 Primrose St

Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust Plc Metrics

Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust Plc Financial Metrics

Revenue (2015)

£58 m

Revenue growth (2014-15), %


Net income (2015)

£47.3 m

Cash (31-Dec-2015)

£73.6 m
Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust Plc's revenue was reported to be £58 m in FY, 2015 which is a 1% increase from the previous period.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


£63.1 m£57.1 m£58 m

Revenue growth, %


Pre tax profit

£47.5 m£41.8 m£51.4 m

Net Income

£44 m£37.9 m£47.3 m
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


£32.5 m£32.8 m£73.6 m

Accounts Receivable

£1.4 m£869 k£1.5 m

Current Assets

£37.8 m£37.3 m£79.6 m


£2.6 b£2.8 b£2.9 b

Total Assets

£2.7 b£2.8 b£3 b

Accounts Payable

£1.6 m£1.8 m£7.1 m

Current Liabilities

£143.8 m£178 m£164.9 m

Retained Earnings

(£5.8 m)(£14.3 m)(£6.1 m)

Total Equity

£2.4 b£2.6 b£2.7 b

Financial Leverage

1.1 x1.1 x1.1 x
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Cash From Operating Activities

£47.3 m£25.3 m£34.5 m

Cash From Financing Activities

(£110.2 m)£4.7 m£17.3 m

Income Taxes Paid

(£3.5 m)(£4 m)(£4.1 m)

Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust Plc Company Life

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