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Skandia merges Artemis Strategic Bond mirror into Old Mutual fund

by Robert St George on Jul 30, 2014 at 14:12

A mirror version of the Artemis Strategic Bond fund run for Skandia is to be closed, with the assets transferred into an Old Mutual product.

Ex-Schroders exec Noach joins Santander

by Robert St George on Jul 30, 2014 at 08:16

Santander Asset Management has hired a former senior manager from Schroders.

Odey refuses to hand over Sky shares in takeover

by Robert St George on Jul 29, 2014 at 14:37

Crispin Odey is critical of BSkyB’s approach for Sky Deutschland, stating that he will not sell his shares in the deal.

Investec rebrands ‘Capital Accumulator’ and ‘Free Enterprise’ funds

by Robert St George on Jul 29, 2014 at 10:07

Two of Investec’s more esoteric fund names are to be dropped in a rebranding exercise.

BlackRock hard-closes another star European fund

by Robert St George on Jul 29, 2014 at 10:04

BlackRock has closed its European Opportunities Extension fund to new money, having taken similar action with several other European mandates over the past year.

Brown Shipley to overhaul fund range

by Robert St George on Jul 24, 2014 at 13:57

Brown Shipley is planning to revamp its suite of funds later this year in a process that will include the launch of two new products.

AA-rated Lofthouse: 'maverick' tobacco settlements won't stop M&A

by Robert St George on Jul 24, 2014 at 13:51

Henderson International Income trust manager Ben Lofthouse shares his thoughts on recent developments in the tobacco sector in this video.

Trust Insider: a global income newcomer HINTs at its potential

by James Carthew on Jul 23, 2014 at 14:27

The global equity income sector only used to have a couple of members but in recent years it has been expanding as new funds have been launched and others have broadened their remits

Leigh Himsworth to leave City Financial for Fidelity

by Robert St George on Jul 21, 2014 at 14:14

Citywire A-rated Leigh Himsworth is to quit City Financial and join Fidelity.

Citywire reaches 10,000 manager milestone

by Jonathan Miller on Jul 21, 2014 at 14:06

Jonathan Miller explains what the increased range of active managers and the addition of US-based mutual funds means for investors.

HSBC asset allocation head: fixed income rules!

by Robert St George on Jul 21, 2014 at 09:01

Fredrik Nerbrand, global head of asset allocation at HSBC, explains why he is backing safe-haven government bonds.

JP Morgan alters line-up on £1.2bn Systemic Alpha fund

by Chris Sloley on Jul 18, 2014 at 14:53

Asset manager announces new named portfolio manager on multi-strategy, alternative beta-focused fund.

Terry Smith keeps £250k job with Tullett Prebon

by Robert St George on Jul 17, 2014 at 10:04

Brokerage Tullett Prebon has revealed that it will retain Terry Smith as a consultant for the next two years.

Jupiter Merlin team buys into Woodford fund

by Robert St George on Jul 16, 2014 at 12:25

Jupiter's Merlin multi-manager team has bought into Neil Woodford's new fund, Wealth Manager can reveal.

AA-rated ex-Rathbones manager added to Merlin Portfolios

by Robert St George on Jul 16, 2014 at 12:24

The Jupiter Merlin team has added the Evenlode Income fund, managed by Rathbones alumnus Hugh Yarrow, to two of its portfolios.

T Rowe HY veteran: Why I'm wary of first time issuers

by Luca Rossi on Jul 15, 2014 at 15:05

Bond specialist Michael Della Vedova is looking to the secondary market for 'tried and tested' bets as primary plays prove troublesome.

The funds smaller than £75m Suarez - but with more bite

by Robert St George on Jul 14, 2014 at 15:08

Citywire reveals the funds run by AAA-rated managers that contain less than what Barcelona paid for Luis Suarez.

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.

River and Mercantile wins global ex-UK mandate for Alex Stanic

by Robert St George on Jul 10, 2014 at 10:27

River and Mercantile has launched a new strategy for Alex Stanic, the firm’s head of global equities, at the request of an institutional client.

Citywire Discovery: what’s going wrong with global small-cap managers?

by Robert St George on Jul 10, 2014 at 10:17

Why is every manager in the Global Small & Medium Companies sector struggling?

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