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Peter Hargreaves and Blue Whale hunt Terry Smith

Peter Hargreaves decided to team up with ex-Artemis fund manager Stephen Yiu to back asset management firm Blue Whale Capital which has plans to rival Terry Smith in the global growth sector.

Why don’t high net worth investors trust robo-advice?

The number of robo-advisers has increased exponentially since 2015, but a recent survey has suggested they are failing to attract high net worth (HNW) individuals.

SEI to implement blockchain for asset transfers

SEI has teamed up with London-based regtech company Coinfirm to build a blockchain to reshape its asset transfer system.

Swiss wealth manager launches into UK

Swiss-based discretionary wealth manager Phanar Asset Management has entered the UK.

SVM’s McLean holds firm in ‘challenging year’

While Colin McLean described 2016 as a ‘challenging year’ his firm has managed to keep its profits relatively stable.

Coutts' director of fund research exits

Coutts & Co’s director of fund research and investment strategy Minesh Gajjar has left the private bank.

Ferrari powers AAA-manager's GLG European fund

For Powe’s Man GLG Continental European Growth fund, luxury cars are not simply a safe place to park one’s money – Powe sees some significant opportunity for strong returns.

UK financial sector an 'accident waiting to happen'

Ten years on from Northern Rock, the Bank of England's stress tests ‘worse than useless’ according to a study by the Adam Smith Institute (ASI).

Liontrust's Tonge: my three big micro cap success stories

Matthew Tonge reveals his three biggest success stories in his micro cap fund, and three current holdings he believes could emulate them.

Fund sales break records in July

Net retail sales in July topped £3.5 billion, making it the highest July net retail inflow on record according to the Investment Association (IA).