Optimistic asset managers buoyed by M&A

Optimistic asset managers buoyed by M&A

The prospect of more consolidation in the asset and wealth management industry this year has bolstered optimism according to a new survey from the CBI and PwC.  

Published : 24, Mar 2017
Coombs: European market recovery a 'false dawn'

Coombs: European market recovery a 'false dawn'...

Europe is “cheap for a reason” according to Rathbones’ David Coombs, who said the recent turnaround in markets on the continent could be a false dawn for investors.

Published : 24, Mar 2017
Alliance Trust shakes off troubles with new investment strategy

Alliance Trust shakes off troubles with new investment...

Alliance Trust is looking to the future with a fresh investment strategy, following a turbulent few years.

Published : 24, Mar 2017
How to profit from negative yielding markets

How to profit from negative yielding markets

Bondholders have been penalised by traditional benchmarks that have failed to grasp the current reality of low and negative yields, First State Investment’s Jamie Grant has said.

Published : 24, Mar 2017
New advisory office launched to cut through fund manager ‘jungle’

New advisory office launched to cut through fund...

The founders of multi-family office Lord North Street have left behind investment management and set up a new office offering a solely advisory service.

Published : 23, Mar 2017
Asset managers celebrated at insurance awards

Asset managers celebrated at insurance awards

Asset managers working behind the scenes at some of the UK’s top insurance companies have been recognised at the inaugural Insurance Investment Exchange awards.

Published : 23, Mar 2017
Rathbones to launch actively managed portfolio service

Rathbones to launch actively managed portfolio...

Rathbones is set to launch a managed portfolio service offering six actively managed strategies, led by David Coombs.

Published : 23, Mar 2017
Arbuthnot Latham boasts 'momentous' year

Arbuthnot Latham boasts 'momentous' year

Profits at Arbuthnot Latham rose 51% last year in what was labelled a ‘momentous’ year for the banking group.

Published : 23, Mar 2017
Kames launches high yield global bond fund

Kames launches high yield global bond fund

Kames Capital is to launch a short-dated high yield bond fund aimed at providing attractive risk adjusted returns, while maintaining low interest rate and credit sensitivity.

Published : 22, Mar 2017
Webb rejoins Quilter Cheviot for MPS role

Webb rejoins Quilter Cheviot for MPS role

Quilter Cheviot has appointed Antony Webb to its London managed portfolio service group.

Published : 22, Mar 2017
European Wealth bolsters London team with two hires

European Wealth bolsters London team with two...

European Wealth has appointed two new investment managers, Andrew Harris and Martin Carey, to its London headquarters.

Published : 22, Mar 2017

Five funds to hold alongside Woodford

Unless you’ve been living on Mars for the past couple of months, you’ll be aware of the hype around the latest launch from the UK’s most famous investor, CF Woodford Income Focus Fund. But who else is delivering the goods in UK equity income?

Published : 22, Mar 2017
OMGI scraps head of fixed income role in reshuffle

OMGI scraps head of fixed income role in reshuffle...

Old Mutual Global Investors has decided to nix its head of fixed income role, following a strategic review, which will see Christine Johnson depart the firm.

Published : 21, Mar 2017
Mobius to stand down as PM on 12 funds

Mobius to stand down as PM on 12 funds

Mark Mobius is to stand down from fund management duties on a range of 12 Luxembourg Sicavs but will remain as executive chairman of Templeton Emerging Markets Group.

Published : 21, Mar 2017
BMO: Remuneration tops shareholder agenda

BMO: Remuneration tops shareholder agenda

Remuneration packages will remain a contentious topic in boardrooms around the UK, according to a report from BMO Global Asset Management.

Published : 21, Mar 2017
Thompson and Wagstaff to resign seats in Janus Henderson board reshuffle

Thompson and Wagstaff to resign seats in Janus...

Henderson and Janus Capital Group have confirmed a number of new executive positions in a board reshuffle set to take effect upon completion of the merger.

Published : 21, Mar 2017
Morningstar downgrades Jupiter fund, due to “extreme underperformance”

Morningstar downgrades Jupiter fund, due to “extreme...

Morningstar analysts demoted Jupiter’s UK Growth fund, headed by Steve Davies, citing issues with underperformance and portfolio construction over 2016.

Published : 20, Mar 2017
JPM unveils ESG team

JPM unveils ESG team

JPMorgan Asset Management has launched a dedicated team to promote its credentials in the environmental, sustainable and governance space.

Published : 20, Mar 2017
Former Aberdeen man joins Fidelity to boost real estate team

Former Aberdeen man joins Fidelity to boost real...

Fidelity International is pushing harder into property with the hire of another portfolio manager as it witnesses growing demand for the asset class.

Published : 20, Mar 2017
Sarah Lord to leave Killik & Co

Sarah Lord to leave Killik & Co

Sarah Lord, one of the most highly qualified female financial planners in the UK, is to leave Killik Wealth Planning at the end of March.

Published : 20, Mar 2017

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