BMO Capital and Income Investment Trust PLC

Julian Cane

Director, Portfolio Manager, UK Equities

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The BMO Capital and Income Investment Trust PLC offers the best of both worlds; the potential for long-term capital growth and a regular, growing income.

Highlights of the BMO Capital and Income Investment Trust PLC:

  • Dividends increased annually since launch in 1992, paid quarterly and grown significantly faster than inflation
  • Diversified portfolio focusing on well-established UK companies
  • Targets long-term capital and income growth.


Focused on generating capital growth and an attractive income.
The Company seeks to achieve this objective by investing in companies which have good long-term prospects with attractive returns on invested capital, but whose share prices may not fully reflect this. This could be because of adverse sentiment, possibly from short-term difficulties, or simply because they are unfashionable. Many of the stocks purchased have a higher than average dividend yield.

Investment Risks

The value of your investments and any income from them can go down as well as up and you may not get back the original amount invested. Gearing is used for investment purposes to obtain, increase or reduce exposure to an asset, index or investment. The use of gearing can enhance returns to investors in a rising market, but if the market falls the losses may be greater

Fund Facts and Key Dates

Fund Facts
Investment manager BMO Investment Business Limited
Benchmark FTSE All-Share Index
AIC sector UK Growth and Income
Launch date 1992
Total assets £326.3 million (as at 31.10.2018)
Currency Sterling
ISIN GB0003463287
SEDOL 346328
Ticker symbol BCI
Key Dates
Annual general meeting February
Year end 30 September
Dividends paid March, June, September, December (Quarterly)
Results announced May (half yearly) November (final)

The Board

Steven Bates
Steven was appointed to the board on 3 May 2011. He is also chairman of Vietnam Opportunities Fund. Other board roles held by Steven include being a director of GuardCap Asset Management, a specialist investment management company, British Empire Securities & General Investment Trust, RENN Universal Growth Investment Trust, Magna Umbrella Fund and of Zephyr Management UK, an investment management company specialising in emerging markets. Steven sits on or is adviser to various committees in the wealth management, pension fund and charity areas. Previously he was head of global emerging markets at JP Morgan Asset Management.
Sharon Brown
Non-Executive Director
Sharon was appointed to the board on 16 September 2013. Other board roles include being non-executive director and chairman of the audit committees of Fidelity Special Values plc, Celtic plc, Taveta Investments Limited and McColls Retail Group plc. She also holds directorships in Farm Park Limited, Delight Delicatessen Limited, The Crieff Food Company Limited and Tomorrow's People Trust Limited. Sharon was the finance director and company secretary of Dobbies Garden Centres. She is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Management Accountants.
Tim Scholefield
Non-Executive Director
Tim was appointed to the Board on 25 November 2014. He is chairman of City Merchants High Yield Ltd and a non-executive director of Fidelity Asian Values PLC and Standard Life UK Smaller Companies Trust PLC. He has 29 years of investment experience, including his role as Head of Equities at Baring Asset Management until April 2014.
Clare Dobie
Non-Executive Director
Appointed to the Board on 16 July 2012. She is a non-executive director of Aberdeen New Thai Investment Trust PLC, Alliance Trust PLC and Schroder UK Mid Cap Fund PLC. She is also a trustee of Essex and Herts Air Ambulance Trust and until 2015 she also ran her own marketing consultancy. Clare began her career as a financial journalist, working at the Times and The Independent, where she was city editor, before moving on to head of clients at Barclays Global Investors and head of Marketing at GAM.
Jane Lewis
Non-Executive Director
Jane was appointed on 24 November 2015. She is a non-executive director of BlackRock World Mining Trust PLC, Invesco Perpetual UK Smaller Companies Investment Trust PLC and The Scottish Investment Trust PLC. She was a Director of Corporate Finance and Broking at Winterflood Investment Trusts until August 2013. Prior to this she worked at Henderson Global Investors and Gartmore Investment Management Limited in investment trust business development and at WestLB Panmure as an investment trust broker.

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