Watchdog scrutinises Standard Life/Aberdeen deal

Watchdog scrutinises Standard Life/Aberdeen deal...

A government watchdog has announced an investigation into the merger of Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset Management, to ensure it does not damage competition in the industry.

Published : 22, May 2017
PA ANALYSIS: Rivals under pressure as Woodford reveals all (again)

PA ANALYSIS: Rivals under pressure as Woodford...

As Neil Woodford reveals the 50 companies held in his newly launched Income Focus portfolio, it once again throws into the spotlight the rarity with which this level of transparency occurs.

Published : 18, May 2017
Investec W&I rakes in £1.2bn of inflows

Investec W&I rakes in £1.2bn of inflows

Investec Wealth & Investment (IW&I) grew funds under management (FUM) for the year ended 31 March 2017 to £54.8bn, buoyed by the rally in equity markets post-US election.

Published : 18, May 2017
HL chairman Evans to step down

HL chairman Evans to step down

Mike Evans, chairman of Hargreaves Lansdown, has announced he will be stepping down as soon as a successor has been identified.

Published : 18, May 2017
London-based DFM goes into administration

London-based DFM goes into administration

London-based discretionary manager Strand Capital has gone into administration, impacting around 3000 customers.

Published : 18, May 2017
PA ANALYSIS: Lloyds free from government shackles but still chained by Brexit

PA ANALYSIS: Lloyds free from government shackles...

Lloyds may have paid back its debt to the UK government but its future is still chained to the Brexit outcome.

Published : 17, May 2017
Brewin Dolphin sees record inflows; talks low cost advice

Brewin Dolphin sees record inflows; talks low...

Brewin Dolphin reported record inflows of £1.1bn into its discretionary funds over the last six months as it completed the acquisition of Duncan Lawrie Asset Management.

Published : 17, May 2017
EasyJet's shares in a tail spin as Vodafone bucks up

EasyJet's shares in a tail spin as Vodafone bucks...

A growing headline loss in easyJet's interim report wreaked havoc on its share price, while UK equity income favourite Vodafone's final results revealed it was in a better place to shake off the Brexit blues.

Published : 16, May 2017
FCA approves first non-bank UK depositary

FCA approves first non-bank UK depositary

Indos Financial has become the first non-bank entity to become a fully-fledged independent UK depositary post-AIFMD.

Published : 15, May 2017
FTSE 100 hits record high as supply glut fears recede

FTSE 100 hits record high as supply glut fears...

The British blue-chip index climbed to 7,458.5 out of the gate on Monday morning, as the price of oil surged.

Published : 15, May 2017
BT shares fall as it slashes jobs in £300m overhaul

BT shares fall as it slashes jobs in £300m overhaul...

BT’s shares suffered a setback today following the announcement the telecoms giant was to cut 4,000 jobs as part of an overseas shakeup.

Published : 11, May 2017
Executive shake up for Succession group

Executive shake up for Succession group

Succession has bolstered its executive team of both its wealth management and platform businesses.

Published : 10, May 2017
Old Mutual Wealth acquisition adds £120m in assets

Old Mutual Wealth acquisition adds £120m in assets...

Old Mutual Wealth has boosted its assets under advice by £120m following its acquisition of a Cheadle-based financial adviser.

Published : 10, May 2017
SLI reveals £2.8bn GARS outflows

SLI reveals £2.8bn GARS outflows

Outflows of £2.8bn from Standard Life Investments' Global Absolute Return Strategies fund blighted flows for the first quarter of 2017 according to a trading update.

Published : 10, May 2017
800 jobs to go in Standard Life/Aberdeen merger

800 jobs to go in Standard Life/Aberdeen merger...

Standard Life Investment and Aberdeen Asset Management will make 800 job cuts once their £11bn merger deal is finalised.

Published : 10, May 2017
'Mortified' Train sticks by Pearson as FGT struggles

'Mortified' Train sticks by Pearson as FGT struggles...

Nick Train is refusing to remove troubled publisher Pearson from Finsbury Growth & Income Trust as his fund failed to beat the FTSE All-Share over the half year.

Published : 9, May 2017
Fairstone Group completes buyout of Welsh adviser

Fairstone Group completes buyout of Welsh adviser...

Fairstone Group has completed its acquisition of financial adviser firm DHD Wealth Management.

Published : 9, May 2017
FTSE 100 surges after Shell and HSBC report

FTSE 100 surges after Shell and HSBC report

The FTSE 100 smashed the 7,270 mark on Thursday morning after Shell reported earnings growth and HSBC's profits beat analyst expectations.

Published : 4, May 2017
7IM reports tenth year of consecutive AuM growth

7IM reports tenth year of consecutive AuM growth...

2016 was Seven Investment Management's (7IM) tenth consecutive year of growth in assets under management.

Published : 4, May 2017
Chase de Vere to ramp up recruitment and M&A

Chase de Vere to ramp up recruitment and M&A

Chase de Vere has said it plans to recruit more financial advisers and explore further acquisition opportunities.

Published : 3, May 2017
Mifid II: What you need to know
Mifid II: What you need...

The new Mifid II regulation casts a wide net in terms...

Three alternative calculations that will make your eyes water
Three alternative calculations...

In this industry, we are spoon-fed statistics every...

Lloyds, L&G and Aviva get Woodford seal of approval
Lloyds, L&G and Aviva...

Legal and General, Lloyds Banking Group and Aviva are...

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