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Get cheap UK small-cap growth with BlackRock

Investors have an opportunity to buy into this smaller companies trust at a big discount.
Get cheap UK small-cap growth with BlackRock

If you're looking for some cheap small-cap exposure for your portfolio, you are likely to be having a tough time as a number of quality investment trusts are trading on premiums.

IC TIP: Buy
Tip style
Growth
Risk rating
High
Timescale
Long Term
Bull points
  • Wide discount
  • Strong long-term track record
  • Reasonable TER
Bear points
  • Key manager has been on a sabbatical
  • Uses complex derivatives

BlackRock Throgmorton Trust (THRG) has a strong long-term performance record but has suffered recently, causing it to trade on a wide discount. If you're planning on holding it for the long term, we think now could be a good time to buy.

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