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Private equity: the final frontier?

by Gavin Lumsden, Philip Scott on Nov 30, 2015 at 08:00

Private equity: the final frontier?

Should investors boldly go into private equity investment trusts? Analysts say yes, arguing their shares generally look undervalued.

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Can UK fund managers sustain their market-beating run?

Nov 30, 2015 at 13:44

Managers of funds in the UK All Companies sector have delivered more than double the returns of the FTSE All-Share over the last three years.

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Aberdeen leads FTSE lower as emerging markets bite

Nov 30, 2015 at 09:46

Fund group warns emerging markets sell-off  'may have some way to run' as assets fall 12.5% over one year.

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Trading kicks off in Funding Circle P2P trust after £150m raising

Nov 30, 2015 at 11:04

Shares in Funding Circle trust rise to small premium, but rival Ranger Direct Lending forced to cancel share issue as investor fervour around P2P wanes.

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Mercantile reaps benefits of UK consumer spending

Nov 30, 2015 at 11:50

Investment trust is largest focused on small and 'mid cap' companies, and has slant towards UK consumer spending.

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New Model Adviser®: for professional financial planners

FCA pension proposals set to increase IFAs' FSCS bill

Nov 30, 2015 at 14:06

Proposals to extend FSCS to trustee of large companies' DC schemes will lead to rise in levy for advisers.


FSCS: interim levy is 'unlikely' for advisers

Nov 30, 2015 at 12:55

Chief executive says he does not expect an extra levy, but expressions 'sympathy' for advisers bearing burden.


Sole trader handed 13yr ban following record FCA fine

Nov 30, 2015 at 11:40

A disgraced home financier has been handed a 13 year bankruptcy restriction following a record fine issued to him by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).


Stockbroker bosses disqualified for misleading regulator

Nov 30, 2015 at 11:27

Two stockbrokers have been banned by the Insolvency Service for misleading the regulator and trading in breach of regulations.


Citywire Wealth Manager: for investment professionals

Pritchard directors disqualified for combined 14 years

Nov 30, 2015 at 11:49

Former Pritchard Stockbrokers directors David Gillespie and David Welsby have been disqualified from company management for misleading the regulator.

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Newton identifies two new investment themes

Nov 30, 2015 at 11:00

Newton has identified to two new themes, which it believes are emergent structural changes.

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TwentyFour launches Global Unconstrained Bond fund

Nov 30, 2015 at 11:12

The Global Unconstrained Bond fund will have an identical investment process to the Dynamic Bond fund, but will hold a greater number of securities, allowing for greater overall capacity.

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The Expert View: Bovis, Hargreaves Lansdown and Betfair

Nov 30, 2015 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Greggs and Severn Trent.

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Citywire Global: for international fund selectors

QE has failed to drive global growth, says Allianz Global CIO

Nov 30, 2015 at 14:31

Andreas Utermann says not enough has been done to address debt levels despite continued efforts to provide stimulus.

China star ditches luxury brands amid consumer shift

Nov 30, 2015 at 11:39

Citywire A-rated Magdalene Miller has altered her equity fund to match changing consumer behaviour in the EM country.

Citywire Global New Ideas 2015: final day photos

Nov 30, 2015 at 10:45

NICE: Images from the closing sessions of our inaugural event designed to showcase innovation in investment thinking.

JPM multi-strategy stars back US financials to flourish

Nov 30, 2015 at 10:36

Citywire AA-rated Shrenick Shah says his team are positioning their  €879m fund for a moderate pick-up in US economy.


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