MURRAY EXTRA RETURN INVESTMENT TRUST PLC

MURRAY EXTRA RETURN INVESTMENT TRUST PLC

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Company Overview
Murray Extra Return Investment Trust PLC, with registered business establishment located in Glasgow, United Kingdom, is a publicly quoted company whose principal activity is that of an Investment Trust.
Murray Extra Return Investment Trust PLC is a split capital investment trust with three classes of shares, income, capital and zero dividend preference. The objective of the company is to achieve both capital appreciation and a high and growing income principally from a portfolio of United Kingdom equities. The sectors covered by the company include resources, basic industries, general industrials, non-cyclical consumer goods, cyclical services, non-cyclical services, utilities and financials.
The company is an investment company within the meaning of Part VIII of the Companies Act 1985. The company has been approved by the Inland Revenue as an investment trust for the purposes of Section 842 of the Income and Corporation Taxes Act 1988 for the year ended 31-Aug-2004.
The top 10 investments of the company include Royal Dutch Shell, BP, HSBC Holdings, Royal Bank of Scotland Group, GlaxoSmithKline, Centrica, Aviva, Barclays, Standard Chartered and Scottish Power.
Business Summary
Murray Extra Return Investment Trust Plc (MERIT) is a split capital investment trust with three classes of shares which have been quoted on the London Stock Exchange From 1 September 1998. The objective of the company is to achieve both capital appreciation and a high and growing income, principally from a portfolio of UK equities.
Description and history
Murray Extra Return Investment Trust Plc (MERIT) is a split capital investment trust with three classes of shares which have been quoted on the London Stock Exchange From 1 September 1998. The objective of the company is to achieve both capital appreciation and a high and growing income, principally from a portfolio of UK equities.

Business Line
Principal activity is that of an Investment Trust
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Advisor
ERNST & YOUNG LLP
IPO date
9/1/1998
US SIC Code
6726
Company Address
123, ST VINCENT STREET

City province or state postal code
G2 5EA, GLASGOW
Phone: +44 141 306 7400
Fax: +44 141 306 7401
Country address: UNITED KINGDOM
Website url: www.murray-extra.co.uk