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
Dalton Strategic Partnership buys £184m investment boutique

Dalton Strategic Partnership buys £184m investment...

Private wealth manager Dalton Strategic Partnership is to acquire long/short investment manager MSK Capital Partners for an undisclosed sum.

Published : 30, Mar 2017
WH Ireland's discretionary assets hit £1.1bn

WH Ireland's discretionary assets hit £1.1bn

WH Ireland's discretionary assets have grown 8% to £1.1bn, while the firm has begun transitioning admin and custodial duties to tech platform SEI.

Published : 30, Mar 2017
Harwood to raise £10m as it eyes up more M&A

Harwood to raise £10m as it eyes up more M&A

Harwood Wealth Management confirmed it intends to raise £10m through the placement of new ordinary shares to fund six future acquisitions totalling £3.1m.

Published : 30, Mar 2017
The Adviser Centre absorbs DFM platform

The Adviser Centre absorbs DFM platform

The Adviser Centre has acquired DISCUS, its second deal this year.

Published : 29, Mar 2017
Tesco hit over market abuse; investors challenge Booker deal

Tesco hit over market abuse; investors challenge...

Tesco incurred the wrath of the FCA over an accounting mishap in 2014 on Wednesday and faced opposition from majority shareholders, Schroders and Artisan Partners, over its proposed takeover of Booker.

Published : 28, Mar 2017
BT slapped with £42m fine; FTSE 100 falters while sterling bucks up

BT slapped with £42m fine; FTSE 100 falters while...

The week kicks off with BT in hot water, a Trump-fuelled fall in the FTSE 100 and a redemption moment for sterling.

Published : 27, Mar 2017

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