News by: Eleanor Lawrie

Ashcourt Rowan CIO: We are raising the bar for active management

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jul 31, 2014 at 11:35

High turnover in the asset management industry has caused Meadows to take a second look at where he invests.

Mystery claims delay Pritchard payout

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jul 25, 2014 at 07:56

Thousands of clients of failed stockbroker Pritchard could face a further nine-month wait before their money is returned

Profile: Heartwood on keeping its identity as part of Handelsbanken

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jul 25, 2014 at 07:00

Despite its tie-up with Swedish banking giant Handelsbanken, Heartwood has kept its boutique identity.

Legg Mason to buy Martin Currie

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jul 24, 2014 at 13:59

Legg Mason has bought Martin Currie to add to its stable of boutiques.

Sarasin takes on investment managers from Brewins and SLW

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jul 23, 2014 at 10:10

Edmund Salveson spent eight years at Brewin Dolphin.

Why Chelverton's AAA-rated Taylor bought Jupiter & River and Mercantile

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jul 22, 2014 at 13:36

David Taylor took a stake in Jupiter this month overlooked his reluctance to back IPOs to buy an interest in River and Mercantile.   

Aberdeen's Kearney exits for Swip duo in multi-manager revamp

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jul 21, 2014 at 18:34

Aidan Kearney has become the latest manager to leave the combined business.

Franklin’s Russon benefits from retail and favours pharma

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jul 17, 2014 at 14:41

The UK manager is looking to less cyclical areas of the market to see him through any economic wobbles.

Collings sells Hexam stake to set up outsourcing business

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jul 17, 2014 at 14:38

Bryan Collings, the emerging markets manager used almost £400,000 from selling his stake in the boutique to set up his own venture.

Brown Shipley triples profits as it embarks on hiring spree

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jul 17, 2014 at 10:15

The firm is looking to take on more private bankers as profits grow.

S&W hires ex-JPM veteran for fixed income trust

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jul 16, 2014 at 14:48

John Anderson managed JPMorgan's Sterling Corporate Bond fund.

The FCA's independence consultation: how will it affect you?

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jul 16, 2014 at 14:29

Experts from leading firms discuss what they think will be the outcome of the advice consultation.

Royal London hires ex- Swip manager as Co-op trio depart

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jul 16, 2014 at 09:34

The three managers have left the business following its takeover by Royal London Group.

JPM’s Titherington: US bonds are biggest threat to EM

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jul 14, 2014 at 11:01

The manager said the defensive portion of his portfolio would help shield investors if we see more market volatility.

Morrissey appointed S&W distribution head

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jul 11, 2014 at 12:36

Ex-Liontrust distribution head Mickey Morrissey takes top distribution job after internal reshuffle.

Performance review: Close Bros swaps bonds for equities

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jul 11, 2014 at 11:32

Close Brothers Asset Management have dialled up equities to satisfy clients' thirst for income.

Invesco Perpetual restructures sales team for wealth push

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jul 10, 2014 at 14:49

Invesco Perpetual has created a 'financial institutions' group, hiring sales people from Threadneedle and Standard Life Investments.  

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

F&C’s Stanley: UK small caps are in middle of perfect storm

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jul 09, 2014 at 11:17

A flurry of IPOS, tough economic data and strongly performing mid-caps have all taken their toll on the sector.

JOHCM poaches four-strong former Fidelity US equity team

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jul 07, 2014 at 16:36

The fund group has created a US team with the new hires as it readies a series of fund launches.

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