News by: James Phillipps

Google and IBM disappoint, raising tech crash fears

by James Phillipps on Apr 17, 2014 at 08:01

Shares in Google slumped by 6%, wiping $22 billion off the value of the company after it failed to meet analyst expectations, despite growing its profits by 3% in the first quarter.

Brooks Macdonald closes in on £6bn discretionary milestone

by James Phillipps on Apr 17, 2014 at 07:37

Brooks Macdonald defied flat markets and saw discretionary funds under management rise by 4.2% to £5.92 billion over the first quarter.

Profile: the Frank Investment founder's journey from trading to funds

by James Phillipps on Apr 17, 2014 at 00:01

'When I started out you had no compliance departments and you regulated yourself. Your word is your bond was the standard we worked to,' says Frank Investment founder Paul Sedgwick

RWC's Gambhir: European equity valuation dispersions at 30 year high

by James Phillipps on Apr 16, 2014 at 11:09

RWC’s Ajay Gambhir says the dispersions in European equity valuations are at their highest level in 30 years, throwing up opportunities for long/short managers.

Charles Stanley defence shows clash at Brewin Leicester arm with head office

by James Phillipps on Apr 03, 2014 at 14:55

A 41-page defence document filed in the High Court battle between Brewin Dolphin and Charles Stanley lays bare years of tension between six former employees of Brewin’s Leicester branch and its London HQ over head office policies.

Why we quit Brewin for Charles Stanley: Leicester Six reveal warts and all

by James Phillipps on Apr 03, 2014 at 14:52

Allegations of ‘risky’, ‘heavy-handed’, ’short-sighted and damaging’ policies are being bandied about in the High Court battle between Brewin Dolphin and Charles Stanley.

Miton's AUM surge past £3bn, but profits dip

by James Phillipps on Apr 01, 2014 at 08:29

Miton saw its assets under management surge by 72% past the £3 billion mark in 2013 on the back of strong organic growth and the acquisition of PSigma.

Aberdeen completes £550m Swip acquisition and targets cost-savings

by James Phillipps on Apr 01, 2014 at 08:22

Aberdeen has completed the acquisition of Scottish Widows Investment Partners (Swip) and said it expects the deal to be earnings enhancing from year one.

Charles Stanley's Cardiff office opens it doors

by James Phillipps on Apr 01, 2014 at 07:00

Charles Stanley's Cardiff office opened for business today, becoming the national wealth manager's 34th branch.

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