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I’m currently investing with Alliance Trust Savings

  • To deal in an investment, login and go to the Trading Centre
  • To transfer to or top up an existing Account, login and choose ‘Manage my Accounts’
  • To open a new Account, login and choose ‘Open a New Account’
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Important information

Please remember the value of your investments can go down as well as up. You may get back less than you originally invested.

Alliance Trust Savings does not give advice. You need to ensure you understand the risks and commitments before investing. If you are unsure you should consult a Financial Adviser before investing.

Laws and tax rules may change in the future without notice. The information here is our understanding in April 2018. This information takes no account of your personal circumstances which may have an impact on tax treatment.

I’m new to Alliance Trust Savings

Welcome and thank you for choosing us. Before you apply, please download and read the important documents for the type of Account you are interested in (Key Facts, Charges Guide).

If you want to apply for more than one Account online, just choose one from this page and you’ll have the option to add more at the next step.

If you’re looking to transfer to us, open your Account first. we’ll then guide you through the rest.

Research different account types

Before you choose any of the products below make sure you understand its aims and risks. You should ensure you have read the Key Facts document and - if you are investing in funds - the relevant Fund Factsheet and fund Key Investor Information Document (KIID)/Key Information Document (KID) beforehand. These are available through our Investment Selector.

Individual Savings Account (ISA)

Invest up to £20,000 in the 2018/19 tax year. Your savings grow free of income and capital gains tax.

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Investment Dealing Account (IDA)

No tax advantages. But no investment limits either. Includes real time online trading in listed securities.

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Self-Invested Personal Pension (SIPP)

An account for your longer term future. Offers full flexibility for when you access your pension savings.

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Junior ISA Account

Give your child a start by investing up to £4,260 in 2018/19. They get access from age 18.

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First Steps IDA

No tax advantages. But no investment limits either. Keep control over when your child gets access.

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Child SIPP

Start tax-advantaged savings for your child’s much longer term future. Up to £3,600 a year (gross).

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savings tool

Investing enough to meet your goals?

Use our interactive tools to help you work out how much you'll need to save and for how long to keep on track.

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Extensive investments to choose

Browse investments

Our Investment Selector is powered by Morningstar, a leading provider of investment research. Use it to:

  • Check what you can access through your Account (over 4,000 investments to choose from)

  • Find out about the risks and charges for each investment (which are on top of the charges you pay us for your Account)

  • Review past performance for investments although remember that past performance is not a guide to future performance

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IPOs for ATS clients

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Investment news

The place for all the latest Alliance Trust Savings news, press releases and commentaries.


Get investment tips and ideas

Expert research, tools, ideas and information to help you in making your investment decisions.

Our 20 most popular funds

This list is based on the gross inflows in each fund by Alliance Trust Savings customers, via our online trading platform.

Alliance Trust Savings Limited is a subsidiary of Alliance Trust PLC and is registered in Scotland No. SC 98767, registered office, PO Box 164, 8 West Marketgait, Dundee DD1 9YP; is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority, firm reference number 116115. Alliance Trust Savings gives no financial or investment advice.