F&C Investment Trust PLC is a United Kingdom-based investment trust company. The Company’s objective is to achieve long-term growth in capital and income through a policy of investing primarily in an internationally diversified portfolio of publicly listed equities, as well as unlisted securities and private equity, combined with the use of gearing. It also invests in other types of securities or assets depending on the return prospects and in consideration of implications for the broader portfolio. It invests in various sectors, such as technology, consumer discretionary, industrials, financials, healthcare, consumer staples, basic materials, telecommunications, energy, real estate and utilities. The Company’s investment manager is BMO Investment Business Limited.