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From planes to care homes: 4 high yield 'alternatives'

by Daniel Grote on Apr 24, 2015 at 08:00

From planes to care homes: 4 high yield 'alternatives'

Never mind the bonds, here's a fistful of 'alternative' income funds, investing in GP surgeries, care homes and Airbus A380s.

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Does US weakness mean it's time to go easy?

Apr 24, 2015 at 15:57

Hector Kilpatrick suspects a blip in the US economy could hit global markets and is reducing risk in all his investments.

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Woodford Patient Capital: BlackRock and trust directors buy in

Apr 24, 2015 at 13:01

Fund manager BlackRock snaps up 11% of trust while Woodford Patient Capital directors see stakes scaled back along with other investors.


HSBC leads FTSE higher as bank reviews UK base

Apr 24, 2015 at 10:17

HSBC shares jump as bank announces review of UK base and says threat to EU membership stands out among major challenges.


Investors dealt blow in £60m fight over 'toxic' death bonds

Apr 24, 2015 at 11:32

Investors in EEA Life Settlements fund look to European Court of Human Rights after City watchdog rejected their £60 million claim.


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Sunday Papers: BHS revival hit by credit squeeze on suppliers

Apr 26, 2015 at 07:01

And Treasury defends Lloyds against possible hedge fund attack on 'Tell Sid' share sale.

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Saturday Papers: HSBC threatens to move headquarters from UK

Apr 25, 2015 at 04:01

And Charter makes fourth bid to buy Time Warner Cable after Comcast officially drops $45 billion bid.

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Sesame to cover claims against Intrinsic and Bankhall advisers

Apr 24, 2015 at 17:37

Network Sesame will not claw back any professional indemnity insurance (PI) excess charges on claims against member firms that move to rival Intrinsic or support services provider Bankhall.


James Hay hires ex-Standard Life platform director

Apr 24, 2015 at 12:33

Sipp and platform provider James Hay has appointed former Standard Life director David Page as its chief operating officer.

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Citywire Wealth Manager: for investment professionals

Citywire South West: pictures from day one

Apr 24, 2015 at 12:50

Check out the pictures from our annual gathering of wealth managers and advisers at Chepstow.

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The UK's 25 richest hedge fund managers

Apr 24, 2015 at 11:10

The Sunday Times annual Rich List shows the 25 richest hedge fund managers in the UK in 2015, who between them own a £14.8 billion fortune.

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Towry: ‘enormous opportunity’ to be tapped with online launch

Apr 24, 2015 at 12:27

Online service currently being tested on panel of 400 clients before a wider release in the near future.

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Odey & Pease join the billionaire club

Apr 24, 2015 at 08:17

A bumper 2014 saw Crispin Odey and Nichola Pease join the wealth elite in the Sunday Time Rich List.  

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Citywire Global: for international fund selectors

Amsterdam on the agenda: photos from the Citywire event

Apr 24, 2015 at 15:11

AMSTERDAM: A selection of shots from the half-day event for fund professionals in the Dutch capital.

Former BlueBay duo’s bond boutique closed

Apr 24, 2015 at 13:45

Seed investor confirms closure of specialist debt company after departure of co-founder in 2014.

Blockbuster currency team backs Mex peso to power ahead

Apr 24, 2015 at 12:26

Pictet’s $784m LatAm specialists are looking to up exposure despite currency’s strong fall against the US dollar.

Credit Suisse to merge away luxury goods fund

Apr 24, 2015 at 12:12

Swiss asset manager informs shareholders of plans to roll €122m thematic fund into similar strategy.


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