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Miton’s Rayner: Diversification isn't dead

Miton’s Rayner: Diversification isn't dead

Miton Group's Anthony Rayner is hedging against an uncertain growth outlook by upping his exposure to atypical diversifiers, investing in uncorrelated equity themes and quality, short-dated corporate bonds.

Published : 28, Jul 2017
Multi-asset popularity rises as IFAs ditch model portfolios

Multi-asset popularity rises as IFAs ditch model...

More IFAs are steering their clients toward multi-asset funds this year and pulling away from model portfolios, a new Aegon UK study finds.

Published : 25, Jul 2017
Smith, Yarrow and Findlay on Chatfeild-Roberts ‘select’ list

Smith, Yarrow and Findlay on Chatfeild-Roberts...

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.

Published : 16, Jun 2017
Coombs: Passives are ‘blunt' tools in post-Brexit reality

Coombs: Passives are ‘blunt' tools in post-Brexit...

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.

Published : 18, May 2017
Heartwood: Income seekers dumping UK equity income for multi-asset

Heartwood: Income seekers dumping UK equity income...

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.

Published : 13, Mar 2017
Franklin Templeton announces multi-manager credit fund launch

Franklin Templeton announces multi-manager credit...

Franklin Templeton Investments has announced the imminent launch of a new multi-manager credit fund.

Published : 6, Dec 2016
Watch for swings in sterling and commodities potential – Greetham

Watch for swings in sterling and commodities potential...

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.

Published : 7, Jul 2016
Multi-asset funds see first outflows since 2011

Multi-asset funds see first outflows since 2011...

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.

Published : 23, Feb 2016
Funds-of-funds managers feeling the heat

Funds-of-funds managers feeling the heat

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

Published : 18, Feb 2016
Charles Stanley targets small pot investors with multi-asset range

Charles Stanley targets small pot investors with...

Charles Stanley is developing four multi-asset funds that it plans to roll out in mid-2016.

Published : 12, Feb 2016
Look to property, absolute return to dampen volatility - Apollo

Look to property, absolute return to dampen volatility...

Apollo Multi-Asset's Ryan Hughes discusses diversification strategies.

Published : 5, Feb 2016
Aviva's Munro - waking the multi-asset giant

Aviva's Munro - waking the multi-asset giant

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.

Published : 29, Dec 2015
Goldman Sachs AM launches its first multi-manager Ucits fund

Goldman Sachs AM launches its first multi-manager...

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.

Published : 18, Dec 2015
Schroders’ Brookes warns on property valuations, bond market liquidity

Schroders’ Brookes warns on property valuations,...

Property valuations are close to if not at peaks in the view of Schroders head of multi-manager Marcus Brookes.

Published : 2, Dec 2015
M&G’s Fishwick replaces Somel

M&G’s Fishwick replaces Somel

M&G Investments' Dave Fishwick is taking on the running of the company’s £881m Managed Growth Fund from 1 September.

Published : 27, Aug 2015
Smith & Williamson’s Burns snaps up more UK exposure

Smith & Williamson’s Burns snaps up more UK exposure...

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.

Published : 8, Jul 2015
Asset Allocator: Justin Onuekwusi

Asset Allocator: Justin Onuekwusi

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.

Published : 19, Jun 2015
Lowes brings fund of funds onshore to broaden market appeal

Lowes brings fund of funds onshore to broaden...

In a bid to broaden its investor base and boost market appeal, Lowes Financial Management has brought onshore its multi-asset fund of funds.

Published : 10, Jun 2015
Hargreaves Lansdown launches ‘third way’ service

Hargreaves Lansdown launches ‘third way’ service...

Hargreaves Lansdown has launched a ‘third way’ investment service comprised of six portfolios for non-advised investors.

Published : 2, Jun 2015
white paper reveals multi asset growth

white paper reveals multi asset growth

A new white paper produced by Henderson Global Investors has shed light on the rapid growth of multi-asset investing.

Published : 18, Mar 2015
PA ANALYSIS: Is it time to clear out the clutter of small funds?
PA ANALYSIS: Is it time...

Small and expensive, are funds that have failed to...

PA ANALYSIS: Will Kames survive departure of Milburn and Roberts?
PA ANALYSIS: Will Kames...

Liontrust’s capture of Kames Capital’s prized fixed...

PA ANALYSIS: What’s going on at 'disappointing' Sanditon?
PA ANALYSIS: What’s going...

Sanditon Asset Management’s CEO has leapt to the defence...

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