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Peter Robertson has left the firm following a secondment to the US.
Soft-closures are on the rise as fund buy lists become more concentrated. Fund buyers tell us the steps asset managers need to take to communicate these more effectively.
AXA Investment Managers’ Citywire A-rated Nick Hayes cut duration on his strategic bond fund at the start of the year as his nervousness over a financial shock rose.
Bambos Hambi, head of fund of funds at Standard Life, has moved from Investec UK Smaller Companies into the River & Mercantile UK Equity Smaller Companies fund.
Two of Standard Life’s star UK equity investors, Citywire A-rated Thomas Moore and Citywire Selection veteran Harry Nimmo, have revealed some of their key recent buys and sells.
The Ruffer managers have continued to take profit from Japan as their defensive stance, which weighed on performance last year, protected them from Janaury's sell-off.
Schroders has launched a long/short global equity fund for its quantitative team.
Alex Smitten's £200 million Cazenove UK Corporate Bond fund will merge with Alix Stewart’s £126 million Schroder Corporate Bond fund.
Fidelity has confirmed the look of its new index range, the launch of which was exclusively revealed by Wealth Manager last year.
The portfolio will also become more concentrated under Wouter Volckaert.
The world’s biggest bond manager says the US and other developed economies’ growth might be challenge as available credit begins to dry up.
Richard Skelt has retired from Fidelity after 23 years at the firm.
Kokkie Kooyman has handed full responsibility to his co-manager in order to focus efforts on his global financials fund.
Assets worth £19 billion across 40 investment trusts are incorporated in Scotland and face several uncertainties if the country votes for independence.
John Ventre, head of multi-manager at Old Mutual, has initiated a position in an emerging-markets fund despite widespread flight from the region.
The £107 million BlackRock New Energy investment trust is to liquidate later this month.
Schroders' Citywire A-rated multi-manager head shrewdly increased his cash weighting to 30.6% last month, although he does not necessarily think this is the end of the bull market.
M&G Investments has hired John William Olsen from Danske Capital for its equities team.
Centralised investment processes have been brought in to ensure portfolios meet new regulatory requirements, but has the hampered truly bespoke services.
JP Morgan Income & Growth is one of a dwindling number of split capital investment trusts
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