Smith & Williamson sees FUM swell to £19bn

Smith & Williamson sees FUM swell to £19bn

Rising equity markets helped sustain Smith & Williamson’s "positive momentum" for the year to 30 April 2017, culminating in £18.8bn of funds under management and advice (FUMA).

Published : 20, Jul 2017
Investors lap up RPC’s £100m share buyback

Investors lap up RPC’s £100m share buyback

Plastics packager RPC has delighted markets and shareholders by announcing it will be offering a share buyback programme of up to £100m.

Published : 19, Jul 2017
Walker Crips to raise dividend after strong annual results

Walker Crips to raise dividend after strong annual...

Walker Crips has reported a 12% jump in group revenues for the year ended 31 March 2017, while its profits before tax almost doubled compared with the previous year.

Published : 18, Jul 2017
Brewin Dolphin launches financial adviser apprenticeship scheme

Brewin Dolphin launches financial adviser apprenticeship...

Wealth manager Brewin Dolphin has launched a financial planning apprenticeship scheme aimed at attracting new recruits into the profession.

Published : 13, Jul 2017
Miton AUM recovers to smash £3bn barrier

Miton AUM recovers to smash £3bn barrier

Miton saw AUM break the £3bn mark in the first six months of 2017 bolstered by strong inflows to its equity and multi-asset funds, according to the firm's latest trading report.  

Published : 12, Jul 2017
Maria Sharapova joins advisory board at UBS Wealth

Maria Sharapova joins advisory board at UBS Wealth...

Tennis star Maria Sharapova has joined a new advisory board at UBS Wealth Management in aims of boosting the confidence of female investors.

Published : 11, Jul 2017
Rowan Dartington unveils new name in wealth management push

Rowan Dartington unveils new name in wealth management...

Rowan Dartington has dropped the ‘Signature’ from its name as part of an overhaul of the wealth manager’s brand.  

Published : 11, Jul 2017
Premier boosts AUM after strong Q3 inflows

Premier boosts AUM after strong Q3 inflows

Premier Asset Management has reported its assets under management grew to £5.84bn at the end of June, after the 17th consecutive quarter of positive net inflows.

Published : 11, Jul 2017
DeVere CEO sells remaining STM stake to focus on fintech

DeVere CEO sells remaining STM stake to focus...

The founder and chief executive of the deVere Group, Nigel Green, has sold his remaining 2% stake in the specialist Qrops provider STM Group.

Published : 10, Jul 2017
RWC acquires former Fidelity manager’s investment boutique

RWC acquires former Fidelity manager’s investment...

RWC Partners has revealed plans to acquire an investment firm owned by former Fidelity manager Graham Clapp, Pensato Capital.

Published : 10, Jul 2017
MetLife closes wealth management arm to new business

MetLife closes wealth management arm to new business...

MetLife UK is closing its range of third-way "wealth management" retirement products to new business citing the ongoing low interest rate environment.

Published : 7, Jul 2017
Liontrust retail sales up £177m in Q2

Liontrust retail sales up £177m in Q2

Asset manager Liontrust saw retail sales grow £177m in the second quarter of 2017 according to its latest trading update.

Published : 6, Jul 2017
Canaccord Genuity buys Hargreave Hale to create mega wealth manager

Canaccord Genuity buys Hargreave Hale to create...

Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management has agreed to acquire fellow wealth management business Hargreave Hale for £80m, it has announced.

Published : 5, Jul 2017
Mattioli Woods’ revenues exceed £50m

Mattioli Woods’ revenues exceed £50m

Cantor Fitzgerald has retained its buy recommendation on Mattioli Woods after the wealth manager disclosed its total revenues for the year will exceed £50m.

Published : 5, Jul 2017
UBS reveals major shake up to wealth business

UBS reveals major shake up to wealth businessLock icon

UBS Group is overhauling its wealth management businesses in Europe and emerging markets by reducing its booking hubs to three from around 10 and has announced a senior management restructure.

Published : 4, Jul 2017
Argos acquisition pays off as Sainsbury’s posts strong growth

Argos acquisition pays off as Sainsbury’s posts...

Sainsbury’s surprised the market this morning by announcing a 2.3% increase in like-for-like retail sales in the first quarter.

Published : 4, Jul 2017
Bellpenny and Ascot Lloyd merge to create mega wealth manager

Bellpenny and Ascot Lloyd merge to create mega...

Bellpenny and Ascot Lloyd have completed a merger to create a financial planning company with £6bn of funds under management.

Published : 3, Jul 2017
DeVere and Pacific AM team up for model portfolio launch

DeVere and Pacific AM team up for model portfolio...

International advisory firm deVere Group has launched a model portfolio service (MPS) in association with Pacific Asset Management.

Published : 29, Jun 2017
Polar Capital laments third consecutive year of outflows

Polar Capital laments third consecutive year of...

Polar Capital continued to feel the sting of outflows from four of its major strategies, resulting in its third consecutive year of net negative flows.

Published : 27, Jun 2017
European Wealth debt free as it sells 48% stake

European Wealth debt free as it sells 48% stake...

European Wealth has sold a 48% stake in its business in a £8.8m fundraising, leaving the firm debt free for the first time in its history.

Published : 23, Jun 2017

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