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HSBC merges European private banks as it gears for growth
HSBC has brought together its private banks in the UK, Channel Islands, France, Germany, Switzerland and Luxembourg into a single business HSBC Global Private Banking, EMEA.
US giant takes majority stake in Hermes
The Pittsburgh-based firm will pay £246 million to BT Pension Scheme for a 60% interest in Hermes.
Polar Capital sees 30% jump in assets
Polar Capital’s assets under management (AUM) have jumped up almost 30% in the last year.
Australian boutique launches second UK fund
Antipodes Partners' Antipodes Global Fund – Long – UCITS fund will be a usits vehicle invest in global equities.
The IA and Investment20/20 team up to increase diversity
The two groups hope the partnership can make the industry more accessible and attractive to people from different backgrounds.
Charles Stanley poaches Tilney trio in Scottish push
Charles Stanley has raided Tilney in Scotland for its financial planning push.
Profile: £4bn Tatton AIMs for success
After going public last year the company is now set on catching up with the listed big guns of discretionary fund management
Why Thesis centralised its fund research function
Since he was profiled in 2014, Thesis Asset Management’s Matthew Hoggarth has been promoted to head of research and has embraced machine learning.
How to prevent clients being siloed in a merger
Merging two wealth firms naturally throws up a number of challenges, from integrating the different cultures of the business, to the legal nuts and bolts of bringing the two entities together.
Catley Lakeman launches retail structured product firm
Structured products giant Catley Lakeman has launched a new company to bring its structured product offering to the retail market.
Shrimp wars: the Indian commodity that could get caught in the net
As the world’s two largest economies exchange tit for tat, putting tariffs on key goods, the impact of president Donald Trump’s policies are being felt at the periphery by a commodity not that widely discussed.
Predicting the future: a problem in asset management
It's crucial that firms have a grasp on where things are heading so they can remain competitive, says Neill Vanlint of GoldenSource Corporation.
Surprise at Mifid II ‘bill shock’ warning
If you were confused about the statement from Electronic Research Interchange (Eric) warning fund firms could be facing unexpected research costs, you are not alone.