News by: Elsa Buchanan

Mapping UK dividends: where the hotspots lie

by Elsa Buchanan on Apr 16, 2014 at 07:00

With the first quarter out of the way, financial information firm Markit has updated its views on 18 UK sectors for the £75 billion income payout it believes the FTSE 350 will yield in 2014.   

WMA calls on the FCA to reconsider FSCS levy burden

by Elsa Buchanan on Apr 15, 2014 at 14:50

The WMA has called on the FCA to investigate the fact that one third of compensation scheme pays out for firms which never paid in.

Performance review: SGPB Hambros’ Haynes recycles US profit into Europe

by Elsa Buchanan on Apr 15, 2014 at 09:41

SocGen's Peter Haynes on taking profits on US positions and moving into Europe.

Top 30 Under 30 nominee quits Thurleigh

by Elsa Buchanan on Apr 11, 2014 at 15:07

Caspar Helmore, a discretionary asset manager, has left Thurleigh Investment Managers less than a week after it announced its merger.

M&A Frenzy: the biggest moves so far

by Elsa Buchanan on Apr 10, 2014 at 13:51

It's been a busy start to the year, marked by some significant developments in the industry. Here, we highlight the biggest deals so far, from the suspected to the surprising.

Alger to target UK investors with double fund launch

by Elsa Buchanan on Apr 10, 2014 at 10:21

US asset manager Alger is targeting the UK market with a concerted funds push.

Executives slam trade bodies and ‘naive’ FCA for lack of fee guidance

by Elsa Buchanan on Apr 10, 2014 at 09:03

Senior executives have attributed damning Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) findings that wealth managers are not fully disclosing their charges or restricted status to a lack of guidance from the regulator and trade bodies.

WMA claims victory as EU scraps share trade restrictions

by Elsa Buchanan on Apr 09, 2014 at 10:02

The Wealth Management Association claims 'common sense prevailed' as the European Parliament is set to adopt changes to its comprehensive regulation on investment products.

Will fee competition kill wealth earnings this year?

by Elsa Buchanan on Apr 09, 2014 at 07:00

Wealth managers have warned that earnings in their own sector could be subjected to downwards pressure this year as fee competition bites.

Performance review: why Arbuthnot's Osman is still overweight Japan

by Elsa Buchanan on Apr 08, 2014 at 15:23

Eren Osman, senior investment manager at private bank Arbuthnot Latham, is keeping faith in Japan’s ‘Abenomics’ reform policies.

George Osborne's brother to launch fund targeting tech start-ups

by Elsa Buchanan on Apr 08, 2014 at 10:56

Theo Osborne, the chancellor's younger brother, aims to exploit the 'big exodus' from Silicon Valley through the fund, according to reports.  

WH Ireland could close offices as it launches cost cutting review

by Elsa Buchanan on Apr 08, 2014 at 07:56

WH Ireland is undertaking measures to reduce costs and has started a review of its wealth management arm

Rise of the super boutique: how will this new breed of firm fare?

by Elsa Buchanan on Apr 07, 2014 at 14:38

What impact will a new breed of wealth management business, the super-boutique, have on the industry?

RWC's Teahan: how I'm dealing with this extraordinary environment

by Elsa Buchanan on Apr 04, 2014 at 13:12

The co-manager of the RWC Enhanced Income fund, John Teahan, tells Wealth Manager how he intends to deliver a 7% yield for investors.

Turcan Connell investment manager Duncan Blyth departs

by Elsa Buchanan on Apr 04, 2014 at 11:39

Duncan Blyth, investment director at Turcan Connell Asset Management (TCAM), has left the firm.

Reid Scott steps down as Stonehage Advisory chair

by Elsa Buchanan on Apr 04, 2014 at 09:50

David Reid Scott is stepping down as chairman of Stonehage Advisory to become a senior adviser to the firm.

Osborne: a third of savers will take their money out of pensions

by Elsa Buchanan on Apr 03, 2014 at 11:34

George Osborne estimates a third of savers are expected to take their money out of pensions under liberalisation.

Carmignac’s Xavier Hovasse: How upcoming elections could shape emerging markets

by Elsa Buchanan on Apr 02, 2014 at 07:00

Elections in India, Colombia and Brazil this year could change the way investors look at emerging markets, says Xavier Hovasse of Carmignac.

Threadneedle to roll out African strategies in Stanlib tie-up

by Elsa Buchanan on Apr 01, 2014 at 13:48

Threadneedle Investments has tied up with South African investment manager STANLIB in a promotion and referral agreement.

Rathbones raises £24m to fund Jupiter and Deutsche acquisitions

by Elsa Buchanan on Apr 01, 2014 at 07:05

Rathbones has carried out a £24.4 million share placing to help fund a double swoop on Jupiter’s private client and charity business, and the former Tilney London business from Deutsche.

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