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Lunch with Simon Walker of Quilter Cheviot
This week I headed to the North West to catch up with one of the bastions of the Liverpool stockbroking scene, Simon Walker of Quilter Cheviot, writes Anna Dumas.
Lunch with Bob Devine of Sturgeon Ventures
This week’s lunch was rather special, writes Anna Dumas. My dining companion, Bob Devine of Sturgeon Ventures, celebrates 50 years in financial services in September.
Lunch with Ashcourt Rowan’s Stephen Walker
The nature of this column dictates that my interviewee chooses the restaurant, reports Anna Dumas. So far this has resulted in everything from Nando’s (also a personal favourite) to a Michelin-starred fish restaurant. But this week’s lunch companion pulled out a trump card.
Lunch with GHC Capital’s Paul Harris
Slap bang in the centre of England is a town which, while not particularly well known as a cultural hub, has in fact been quietly churning out hugely influential forces on the British public, writes Anna Dumas.
Has retrospective treatment of tax schemes gone too far?
HMRC has identified some 1,200 potential tax avoidance structures including hundreds of film investment schemes. Described as 'draconian' by some, has it gone too far? We ask three wealth managers.
Lunch with Andrew Main of Stratton Street Capital
The possibility of gout, or perhaps a heart attack, has become a very real concern since starting this column, and I’m doing nothing to avoid either by eating at restaurants like Comptoir Gascon in Farringdon, writes Anna Dumas.
A golden age for wealth management? We ask four readers
At the end of last month KPMG suggested we are entering a golden age as regulatory confusion clears. We ask four wealth managers what they think.
Citywire charity 10k run
The Citywire 10k run, now in its fourth year, always brings together a healthy showing of the asset management community’s athletic elite, writes Anna Dumas.
Did you say 'yes' to TSB? We ask five wealth managers
With Lloyds putting TSB on the market at a 30% discount shares looked decent value but is it possible to dismiss the associated risk.
Lunch with John Macmahon of Gore Browne
You could easily overlook Yoshino, a tiny sushi restaurant nestled in a back street of London’s Piccadilly, writes Anna Dumas. Luckily, I had the inside track from a regular patron: John Macmahon, founding partner of Gore Browne investment management.
Sarasin’s Boucher: why I like salmon with chocolate
Henry Boucher, manager of the £129 million Sarasin Food & Agriculture Opportunities fund, explains why he is gobbling up salmon and chocolate stocks.
Alibaba hype, the UK slowdown and opportunities in European sovereign bonds
Libby Ashby and leading wealth managers analyse what the Alibaba IPO hype means for Chinese equities, slowing growth of the UK economy and whether there’s anything left to play for in the European sovereign bond market.
Veteran banker boosts Sanlam’s stockbroking team
A veteran private banker has been recruited by Sanlam Private Investments to strengthen its advisory stockbroking team.
Profile: Psigma's Edinburgh boss on why he is in Scotland long term
When Tim Wishart agreed to launch an Edinburgh office for Psigma he was not expecting to head the company’s first overseas team