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Private equity firm 3i Group is set to buy Barclay’s £780 million infrastructure fund management business, in a bid to raise fee income.
Citywire A-rated Gerard Callahan, manager of the Baillie Gifford UK Equity Alpha fund, has increased his international exposure as a back-up plan against turbulence in the UK domestic economy
Chelverton Asset Management is planning to launch a European equity income trust for new recruit Ralph Singleton, who departed Montanaro Asset Management earlier this year, Wealth Manager understands.
After partying hard for the last few weeks, investors woke up to a splitting Japanese hangover this morning, but asset allocators still see plenty of potential in the nation's stockmarket.
Dan Vaughan has decided to take some time out from the industry after 13 years at Threadneedle.
Bluefield Partners is seeking to raise £150 million for a new London listed fund focused on solar energy investments.
The Office of Fair Trading has said it needs more time to look into BlackRock's acquisition of Credit Suisse's exchange traded funds business.
Cofunds chairman Charlie Eppinger has stepped down following Legal & General completing its takeover of the platform.
Investec Wealth & Investment has increased its profit by close to a third year-on-year.
WH Ireland's John Scott has retired from the stockbroker's board, though will continue to run his Manchester clients' portfolios.
(Update) Lloyds has confirmed it will raise £450 million in gross proceeds by selling a further 15% of its stake in St James's Place.
We look at five share trades by professional investors in Weir, Fairpoint, Charles Taylor, Hummingbird Resources and Globo.
Lloyds Banking Group is to sell a further 77 million of its shares in St James's Place.
Tom Richards, head of private investment management (offshore) at Thomas Miller Investment (TMI), explains why he is overweight equities and reducing the duration of his fixed income exposure.
Nick Peters has been appointed lead manager of six multi-manager Sicavs as Rita Grewal and Richard Skelt take up new posts with Fidelity.
Despite the emergence of behemoth firms like BlackRock in the asset management space, the concentration of assets is limited and more merger and acquisition activity could be on the cards.
In what is likely to be one of the most significant manager moves of the year, Richard Buxton’s exit from Schroders led a string of high profile departures across the City. But what's the secret to success when a star manager departs? We analysed thousands of switches to find out.
The FTSE 100 has fallen after it soared to its highest level in nearly 13 years on Monday.
After much speculation and more than £1 billion of investment, BT has entered sports TV with a bang, promising free Premier League football coverage to its broadband customers.
JP Morgan Private Bank has hired SAM Capital Partners Andrew Kennedy as its senior private banker for its UK team.
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