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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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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.

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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 South West: Economist plays down UK election fears

Apr 24, 2015 at 11:08

Economist Andrew Scott has played down the impact of the general election on the UK economy, stating it was unlikely to have 'dramatic' effects.

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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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