MURRAY INCOME TRUST (LON:MUT)

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Murray Income Trust PLC is a UK-based investment trust. It specializes in areas like asset management and financial consultancy. It was founded in the year 1923 and is listed on the London Stock Exchange publicly. It also falls under the FTSE 250 index.

The main goal of the company is to build a diversified portfolio and maximize the risk-adjusted returns for all the stakeholders with high income as well as capital growth. 80% of the investments in the portfolio are made in UK and only 20% are overseas investments, and one stock has a maximum share of 5% in the investment portfolio of the company. The focus is on investing in the shares of companies that promise higher dividend growth and inflation-adjusted earnings and increasing the yields on investments. The investments are made in companies in the United Kingdom as well as in overseas companies, using a bottom-up investment process, depending on the type of company. The investments are made in these companies across a wide range of sectors, like consumer goods, energy and utilities, healthcare, telecommunications, financial services, technology and many more.

Murray Income Trust PLC is managed by Aberdeen Fund Managers Limited. It is the alternative investments manager of the company and helps it to identify and exploit the investment opportunities that increase the potential earnings and capital growth of the company and all its stakeholders.  The Financial Conduct Authority has authorized the Aberdeen Fund Managers Limited and it regulates it. It is involved in active asset management, and it identifies the most profitable companies, and estimates the worth of the company based on its quality and price to generate the maximum possible returns. It has a skilled workforce which uses its research and analysis capabilities to study the trends in the market and keep a watch on the critical changes that influence the investment decisions.

The company has a well-defined corporate governance framework and aligns itself with the UK Corporate Governance Code 2018 and the AIC Code or Corporate Governance. It promotes a culture of transparency and integrity and follows an ethical code of conduct for running its business. Apart from fulfilling its corporate responsibilities, the company also fulfils its environmental and social responsibilities. It focuses for responsible investments and sustainable business solutions to reduce its environmental footprint and create value for the present as well as future generations.

In 2020, Murray Income Trust was awarded with the ‘UK Equity Income Winner’ by Citywire Investment Trust Awards and Aberdeen Standard Investments was awarded with the 'Best Investment Trust Provider' by Moneyfacts Investment Life & Pensions Awards 2020 and 'Best Investment Trust Group of the Year 2020' by 2020 Shares Awards. Recently in 2021, Aberdeen Standard Investments also won the 'Best Investment Trust Group' award by Online Personal Wealth Awards 2021.

Contact Information

company address 7th Fl, 40 Princes Street EH2 2BY United Kingdom

company phone+44 012 2440 44

company websitehttp://www.murray-income.co.uk/itmurrayincome/

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