Platform backs blockchain as key to costly asset transfer market

Platform backs blockchain as key to costly asset...

SEI Wealth has revealed plans to transform the “error-prone” asset transfer market by harnessing blockchain technology.

Published : 20, Sep 2017
Alliance Bernstein signs distribution deal with Raymond James

Alliance Bernstein signs distribution deal with...

Alliance Bernstein (AB) has forged a distribution partnership with Raymond James’ UK wealth management arm, allowing clients to access nine strategies on its platform.

Published : 19, Sep 2017
Fresh recruits aid Brown Shipley expansion

Fresh recruits aid Brown Shipley expansion

Brown Shipley has added to its Edinburgh office in a fresh push to expand its wealth management services.

Published : 19, Sep 2017
Senior Fidelity staff hit with redundancy offer

Senior Fidelity staff hit with redundancy offer...

Senior staff at Fidelity International have been offered voluntary redundancy as the asset manager tries to trim its size and cut costs. 

Published : 18, Sep 2017
Clock ticking for OMGI bids

Clock ticking for OMGI bids

A deadline for bids to buy out Old Mutual’s asset management arm has given firms two weeks to enter submissions, Reuters has reported.

Published : 15, Sep 2017
Axa IM in rumoured merger talks

Axa IM in rumoured merger talks

Axa Investment Managers’ (IM) parent company is considering putting it forward for a merger, a report has suggested.

Published : 15, Sep 2017
Train: Man Utd winning ticket in tech match-up

Train: Man Utd winning ticket in tech match-up...

Nick Train has added Manchester United to his Finsbury Growth & Income Trust, his first new holding in two years.

Published : 12, Sep 2017
‘Mad’ bond demand a sign of extreme times

‘Mad’ bond demand a sign of extreme times

Wealth firm Andrews Gwynne has branded demand for some bond products “mad” and a sign of how extreme markets have become. 

Published : 8, Sep 2017
Market abuse suspected in Rathbones 10% stock fall

Market abuse suspected in Rathbones 10% stock...

Rathbones is investigating possible market abuse that is suspected of sparking a fall in its share price today.

Published : 8, Sep 2017
Volatility fears see wealth boutique eye 30% cash holdings

Volatility fears see wealth boutique eye 30% cash...

The likelihood of lower returns and higher volatility has seen newly-founded wealth boutique, Lockhart Capital Management, unveil a new strategy which could see cash holdings rise substantially, according to head of investment, Andrew Wilson.

Published : 8, Sep 2017
When is Godfrey’s People’s Trust IPO?

When is Godfrey’s People’s Trust IPO?

Daniel Godfrey’s The People’s Trust released an offer for subscription on Friday but the initial placement offer (IPO) will not happen until the 17 of October.

Published : 8, Sep 2017
Now or never for VCT investors as fundraising spree continues

Now or never for VCT investors as fundraising...

Mobeus Income & Growth is the latest venture capital trust (VCT) to launch a fundraising this week but keen investors should dive in before the well dries up.

Published : 7, Sep 2017
Woodford apologises for 'incredibly painful' underperformance

Woodford apologises for 'incredibly painful' underperformance...

Neil Woodford has spoken out about his fund's “incredibly painful” recent underperformance and promised to recover the capital lost in a newly released in-depth interview.

Published : 6, Sep 2017
Barratt’s shares down despite generous dividend hike

Barratt’s shares down despite generous dividend...

Shares in Barratt Developments took a tumble despite a set of solid full year results, including a 39% increase in its final dividend and another special dividend.

Published : 6, Sep 2017
Baillie Gifford cuts AMCs across onshore and offshore fund ranges

Baillie Gifford cuts AMCs across onshore and offshore...

Baillie Gifford has reduced annual management charges across its range of UK Oeics and Irish Ucits funds, with effect from 1 October 2017.

Published : 5, Sep 2017
Mattioli hungry for more M&A as revenue hits £50m

Mattioli hungry for more M&A as revenue hits £50m...

Mattioli Woods' total revenue broke through the £50m mark in 2017, as the specialist wealth manager confirmed that M&A remains a "core part of its growth strategy."

Published : 5, Sep 2017
Woodford invests fresh £4m into crowdfunding platform

Woodford invests fresh £4m into crowdfunding platform...

Neil Woodford has backed online crowdfunding platform Seedrs with an extra £4m investment during its latest fundraising round.

Published : 5, Sep 2017
UPDATE: Peter Hargreaves to seed Blue Whale Growth fund

UPDATE: Peter Hargreaves to seed Blue Whale Growth...

Co-founder of Hargreaves Lansdown Peter Hargreaves is set to invest £25m of his money into a new fund managed by former colleague Stephen Yiu.

Published : 5, Sep 2017
Unilever drives Train’s FGT to all-time high

Unilever drives Train’s FGT to all-time high

Nick Train’s Finsbury Growth & Income Trust (FGT) has made a massive comeback in 2017, which the manager says is largely down to the failed merger between consumer goods giants Kraft Heinz and Unilever.

Published : 1, Sep 2017
Rathbones and S&W merger talks collapse

Rathbones and S&W merger talks collapse

Merger discussions between Rathbones and Smith and Williamson have collapsed following a decision by the latter to attempt to list on the stock market.

Published : 1, Sep 2017

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