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Odey refuses to hand over Sky shares in takeover

by Robert St George on Jul 29, 2014 at 14:37

Crispin Odey is critical of BSkyB’s approach for Sky Deutschland, stating that he will not sell his shares in the deal.

SLI revamps £420m property fund

by Robert St George on Jul 29, 2014 at 10:35

Standard Life Investments has refocused its £420 million Select Property fund to emphasise direct holdings over real estate shares.

Investec rebrands ‘Capital Accumulator’ and ‘Free Enterprise’ funds

by Robert St George on Jul 29, 2014 at 10:07

Two of Investec’s more esoteric fund names are to be dropped in a rebranding exercise.

Miton multi-asset funds see near £200m redemption in H1

by David Campbell on Jul 25, 2014 at 07:51

Almost £200 million has been withdrawn from Miton’s Multi-Asset funds during six months which included the departure of former manager Martin Gray and replacement by David Jane

Brown Shipley to overhaul fund range

by Robert St George on Jul 24, 2014 at 13:57

Brown Shipley is planning to revamp its suite of funds later this year in a process that will include the launch of two new products.

Polar’s Yakas: banks have little choice but to increase payouts

by Robert St George on Jul 24, 2014 at 10:31

John Yakas and Nick Brind, managers of the £184 million Polar Capital Global Financials trust, have argued that banks will soon have to begin returning capital to shareholders.

JP Morgan alters line-up on £1.2bn Systemic Alpha fund

by Chris Sloley on Jul 18, 2014 at 14:53

Asset manager announces new named portfolio manager on multi-strategy, alternative beta-focused fund.

Who are the property security managers for bull and bear periods?

by Robert St George on Jul 17, 2014 at 12:33

This week’s Citywire Discovery data reveal which managers fared best through the real-estate collapse.

Yousefian exits Charteris after four months

by Robert St George on Jul 16, 2014 at 14:30

Tony Yousefian is to leave Charteris Treasury Portfolio Managers less than five months after joining the firm, Wealth Manager can reveal.

Jupiter Merlin team buys into Woodford fund

by Robert St George on Jul 16, 2014 at 12:25

Jupiter's Merlin multi-manager team has bought into Neil Woodford's new fund, Wealth Manager can reveal.

AA-rated ex-Rathbones manager added to Merlin Portfolios

by Robert St George on Jul 16, 2014 at 12:24

The Jupiter Merlin team has added the Evenlode Income fund, managed by Rathbones alumnus Hugh Yarrow, to two of its portfolios.

The funds smaller than £75m Suarez - but with more bite

by Robert St George on Jul 14, 2014 at 15:08

Citywire reveals the funds run by AAA-rated managers that contain less than what Barcelona paid for Luis Suarez.

Gars in their eyes: the challengers coming after the SLI giant

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jul 10, 2014 at 07:15

The launch of Aviva’s Gars-like rival has been eagerly awaited since Euan Munro, the architect of Gars, joined the firm back in January

Who bought & sold Brewin after £32m tech writedown

by Dylan Lobo on Jul 09, 2014 at 11:29

Brewin Dolphin continues to be backed by a host of star fund managers and there was interesting trading in the stock after it revealed it would take a hit from a failed IT system.

Trust Insider: the trust I would design if I won the Euromillions

by James Carthew on Jul 08, 2014 at 00:01

A trust that I have always been interested in – because it is a bit like the imaginary fund I would run if I won the Euromillions lottery – is London & St Lawrence

Octopus wraps tentacles around MedicX in £1bn deal

by Robert St George on Jul 04, 2014 at 13:19

The MedicX Group, which runs the popular MedicX fund, is to be acquired by Octopus in a transaction that will boost the boutique’s assets by around £1 billion.

SLI secures £1.1bn property trust after Ignis assurance

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jul 02, 2014 at 11:34

The board has agreed the transfer of the UK Commercial Property trust after being assured the management team would not change following SLI's buy of Ignis.  

Schroders creates global property securities team

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jul 02, 2014 at 11:01

The group has decided to bring property investment management in-house and hired two fund managers from AMP Capital to facilitate the move.  

Property fund inflows hit 2009 peak

by David Campbell on Jul 01, 2014 at 10:52

Investors continued to pour money into equity funds at a rapid pace in May despite peaky looking valuations

Trust Insider: Maxing out the property recovery

by James Carthew on Jul 01, 2014 at 00:01

Max Property's ambition was illustrated by the performance fee which offers rewards for returns in excess of 11% a year

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