Barclays suffers share price ‘malaise’ while RBS returns to profit

Barclays suffers share price ‘malaise’ while RBS...

Barclays’ shares were down substantially this morning despite the fact its profits doubled in the first quarter, but the market was more receptive of RBS's return to profits.

Published : 28, Apr 2017
UBS back in profit as wealth management offering grows

UBS back in profit as wealth management offering...

Wealth management at UBS helped push a bounce-back in fortunes for the Swiss bank with profits up 42% in the first three months of 2017.

Published : 28, Apr 2017
Invesco boosts ETF offering with Source acquisition

Invesco boosts ETF offering with Source acquisition...

Investment manager Invesco has confirmed it will take over Source, the London-based ETF provider.

Published : 27, Apr 2017
Schroders under fire for CEO payout

Schroders under fire for CEO payout

Corporate governance advisers have urged shareholders to vote against Schroders’ top-level executive pay, ahead of today's AGM.

Published : 27, Apr 2017
Jupiter delivers ‘encouraging' inflows after CEO pay hike backlash

Jupiter delivers ‘encouraging' inflows after CEO...

Jupiter Fund Management posted growth in assets under management and healthier inflows over the first quarter just days after it halted plans to award its chief executive with a £125k salary bump.

Published : 26, Apr 2017
Brooks Macdonald approaches £10bn FUM under new CEO Connellan

Brooks Macdonald approaches £10bn FUM under new...

Brooks Macdonald’s funds under management grew closer to £10bn in the first three months of 2017 signalling a strong start for its new chief executive, Caroline Connellan.

Published : 26, Apr 2017
SJP takes £2bn net new money in Q1

SJP takes £2bn net new money in Q1

St James’s Place (SJP) has reported net inflows of £1.99bn in the first quarter, bringing assets under management (AUM) to £79.84bn.

Published : 25, Apr 2017
Shareholders force Jupiter to drop Slendebroek's 50% pay hike

Shareholders force Jupiter to drop Slendebroek's...

Jupiter Asset Management has backed down on plans to grant boss Maarten Slendebroek a 50% pay rise after a revolt from shareholders.

Published : 24, Apr 2017
Standard Life Aberdeen powerhouse eyes US market for expansion

Standard Life Aberdeen powerhouse eyes US market...

A serious push into the US market is a key strategic target for the merged Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset Management group, according to Aberdeen’s global head of distribution.

Published : 24, Apr 2017
'Underperforming' HL pitted against SJP

'Underperforming' HL pitted against SJP

Bernstein has rated Hargreaves Lansdown (HL) shares 'underperform' with its current valuation of 31x forward-looking price/earnings failing to reflect a slowdown in asset flows.

Published : 20, Apr 2017
'Future starts here' for UK fund favourite Unilever as Sky falls

'Future starts here' for UK fund favourite Unilever...

Unilever turned out decent sales growth in the first quarter, while fellow takeover target Sky delivered lower profits.

Published : 20, Apr 2017
Hermes blasts Rio Tinto for lack of female directors

Hermes blasts Rio Tinto for lack of female directors...

Ahead of Rio Tinto’s AGM, Hermes Investment Management recommends voting against the re-election of chair of the mining company's nominations committee, Jan du Plessis.

Published : 12, Apr 2017
Investors hail Tesco in spite of gloomy results

Investors hail Tesco in spite of gloomy results...

Investors have welcomed Tesco’s results as a sign the supermarket giant is “back on track", even though it reported a 28% profit drop and a pension deficit two times higher than the previous year.

Published : 12, Apr 2017
Premier reaches £5.5bn AUM

Premier reaches £5.5bn AUM

Premier Asset Management has posted a 22% increase in assets under management (AUM) as it releases its Q2 trading update, bringing total AUM to £5.5bn.

Published : 11, Apr 2017
Barclays shares resilient as boss sanctioned in whistleblower case

Barclays shares resilient as boss sanctioned in...

Shares of Barclays are marginally higher this morning in spite of news its chief executive was being reprimanded for his role in a City whistleblower case.

Published : 10, Apr 2017
Gloves are off as Swiss activist blasts 'failing' GAM

Gloves are off as Swiss activist blasts 'failing'...

Swiss activist investor RBR Capital Advisors has called for a radical restructure of GAM, including the removal of its current CEO and several board members.

Published : 7, Apr 2017
Standard Life considering post-Brexit Dublin move

Standard Life considering post-Brexit Dublin move...

Standard Life is considering moving its European hub to Dublin as it prepares for the UK to pull out of the EU single market, the firm’s chairman Gerry Grimstone has said.

Published : 6, Apr 2017
EQ Investors joins DISCUS’ range of DFMs

EQ Investors joins DISCUS’ range of DFMs

The Adviser Centre-owned DISCUS has added EQ Investors to its database of discretionary managers.

Published : 6, Apr 2017
IP darling of Woodford and Invesco Perpetual in turmoil

IP darling of Woodford and Invesco Perpetual in...

Allied Minds, an intellectual property company that Neil Woodford has sunk millions into has seen its share price tank after revealing the business requires a major overhaul.

Published : 5, Apr 2017
Canaccord Genuity: Schroders ripe for M&A

Canaccord Genuity: Schroders ripe for M&A

Asset manager Schroders and derivatives firm IG Group Holdings made Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management’s list of attractive targets for foreign companies.

Published : 31, Mar 2017

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