How to invest

Once you've chosen your investment trusts, it’s easy to start investing.

Here to make investing easy

Invest how you want, when you want

Investing in abrdn investment trusts is simple. You can choose to invest through abrdn – or through another online platform of your choice. 

With abrdn, you can use our flexible Share Plan or tax-efficient ISA. Or you can use our Investment Plan for Children to build a nest-egg for a child.

Best of all, you can stop, start and change contributions, without penalty.

Laws and tax rules may change. The value of tax benefits will depend upon individual circumstances.

Risk warning

The value of investments and the income from them can go down as well as up and you may get back less than the amount invested.

abrdn Investment Trust Share Plan

Our Investment Trust Share Plan provides a flexible way to invest lump sum or monthly amounts in investment trusts outside of an ISA. You can invest up to £25,000 online and returns are taxable.

abrdn Investment Plan for Children

Whether you’re a parent, grandparent or family friend, our Investment Plan for Children lets you invest lump sums or monthly amounts for a child – and proceeds can be taxed in your or the child’s name.

abrdn Investment Trust ISA

If you’re a UK resident and over 18, you can invest up to £20,000 a year in our Investment Trust ISA (or £40,000 if you’re a couple) Any growth or income on your investments will be earned free of any further tax.

Investing through other platforms 

Online platforms featuring abrdn investment trusts 

There are a number of other online dealing platforms for private investors.

Invest through other platforms

Need any help?

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We aim to respond to emails in 5 working days. Email is not a secure form of communication. Please do not send any personal or sensitive information.
 By phone 

Our Investor Helpline is available 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

0808 500 4000
Write to us

abrdn Investment Trusts
PO Box 11020
CM99 2DB

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