More IFAs are steering their clients toward multi-asset funds this year and pulling away from model portfolios, a new Aegon UK study finds.
There are few true stars in the active management industry, according to Jupiter Merlin’s John Chatfeild-Roberts, but the multi-manager head thinks Terry Smith, Hugh Yarrow and James Findlay make the grade.
David Coombs, head of head of multi-asset investments at Rathbones believes passive funds may be inadequate to overcome the challenges arising in the new political climate.
New data compiled by Heartwood Investment Management found 39% of advisers have ditched single asset strategies for multi-asset funds in the hunt for income last year.
Franklin Templeton Investments has announced the imminent launch of a new multi-manager credit fund.
With the Fed keeping rates on hold and sterling under pressure, it is a good time to look for dips in commodities and increase exposure to emerging markets equities, says Trevor Greetham, head of multi asset at Royal London Asset Management.
Multi-asset funds saw their first net outflows in more than four years in January, according to fresh Morningstar data. The outflows were the biggest since October 2008.
Funds of funds have been a popular option for advisers and retail investors since the ’90s, but increased competition and cost concerns mean managers are under more pressure than ever
Charles Stanley is developing four multi-asset funds that it plans to roll out in mid-2016.
Apollo Multi-Asset's Ryan Hughes discusses diversification strategies.
For almost two years Euan Munro has been reshaping Aviva Investors, putting its multi-strategy funds at the forefront of an outcome-oriented approach that is ringing the changes.
Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) has expanded its range of Ucits-compliant liquid alternatives products with the launch of a new multi-manager alternatives fund.
Property valuations are close to if not at peaks in the view of Schroders head of multi-manager Marcus Brookes.
M&G Investments' Dave Fishwick is taking on the running of the company’s £881m Managed Growth Fund from 1 September.
Smith & Williamson has this week upped its UK equities weighting and may add further to it in the coming weeks, head of multi-manager at the firm James Burns said.
To some, employing a 32-strong investment team, including five economists, to run a suite of index funds may seem excessive. In the offices of Legal & General Investment Management’s multi-asset arm, though, index investing is about more than just replicating the markets.
In a bid to broaden its investor base and boost market appeal, Lowes Financial Management has brought onshore its multi-asset fund of funds.
Hargreaves Lansdown has launched a ‘third way’ investment service comprised of six portfolios for non-advised investors.