Individual Investors
Please select this option if you are an individual investor. The value of investments may go down as well as up and you may get back less than you originally invested.
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Alliance Trust Savings: Change of Ownership
Please note that, as of 28 June, Alliance Trust Savings (ATS) is owned by Interactive Investor Limited. If you have any questions about the sale of ATS and what it means for you, please visit ATS’ website*. If you’d like to stay up to date with the Trust’s performance or any news, please sign up below.
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*The brand names ‘Alliance Trust Savings’, ‘ATS’, ‘AT Savings’ and the ‘Alliance Trust Savings’ logo which may appear on ATS’ website are owned by and used with the permission of Alliance Trust PLC, being the previous owner of ATS.

How to buy

Information on risk, product suitability, where to go for advice and how to buy shares in Alliance Trust.
Ways to invest

There are a number of ways to invest in Alliance Trust. Below we have detailed some of the options available for buying our shares:

  • Via an investment platform
  • Through a stockbroker
  • Via an independent financial adviser
Investing with advice Advisers and stockbrokers

We are not authorised to give financial advice. We recommend that you speak to a stockbroker or independent financial adviser before investing.

To find a financial adviser close to your place of work or home, please visit: or For stockbrokers in your area go to:

Investing without advice Via an investment platform

There are a growing number of savings and investment platforms where you can purchase shares in Alliance Trust direct. They are primarily for investors who understand their personal attitude to risk and those related to equity-based products.

Shares are largely bought on an ‘execution-only’ basis without access to advice or guidance. Some platforms do offer advice, which may come at an additional cost.

Leading investment platforms include AJ Bell Youinvest, Barclays Stockbrokers, BestInvest, Cavendish Online, Charles Stanley Direct, Chelsea Financial, Embark, EQi, Fidelity FundsNetwork, Funds Direct, Hargreaves Lansdown, Interactive Investor, James Hay, TD Direct, Telegraph Investor, The Share Centre, Trustnet Direct and Willis Owen.

To find out more about any of these platforms, simply click on the links below. You will be taken to a third-party website, and charges and terms and conditions will vary from company to company:

Is Alliance Trust suitable for you?

Before investing, it is important to understand your personal attitude to investment risk – as well as the risks associated with any investments you are considering. Taking on some risk is often the price of achieving returns. If you are looking for investment growth, you cannot eliminate risk.

If you need help in understanding your personal level of investment risk – or of the Investment Trust’s suitability for your individual needs – please speak to an independent financial adviser.

We are an equity-based Investment Trust, and as such should be considered a long-term investment, with (like all equities) a recommended minimum investment timeframe of five years.

Before investing, please also read through the Alliance Trust Investor Disclosure Document, in particular the ‘Investment Risk’ section and our Legal and Regulatory Information.