Funds & Fund Managers
Life after Tesco's divi cut: Where other surprises could lie this year
Tesco and Balfour Beatty’s recent dividend cuts highlight the challenges of relying on some of the better-known names for income.
Liontrust Macro Equity Income strategy tops £1bn after £320m mandate win
Liontrust Asset Management saw net inflows of £284 million in the six months to the end of March and has announced a £320 million equity income mandate win.
Hargreaves to refer discretionary clients to S&W and Brooks
Hargreaves Lansdown has appointed Smith & Williamson and Brooks Macdonald as partners to refer on large clients seeking bespoke discretionary management.
Morningstar launches two income portfolios
The firm has launched two income portfolios for its managed portfolios service.
Unicorn Income duo: why we are sticking with Brewins
Unicorn Income managers Simon Moon and Fraser Mackersie are keeping faith with top 10 holding Brewin Dolphin despite its recent £32 million tech write-down.
Franklin Templeton to rebrand & overhaul Morton's UK Blue Chip fund
Franklin Templeton is to rebrand its UK Blue Chip Income fund as UK Rising Dividends and change its objective to a multi-cap income focus.
SJP dumps Pimco for Invesco & Schroders in multi-asset overhaul
The news follows the shock exit of Bill Gross last week with LA-based Payden & Rygel also teaming up with Schroders and Invesco on the multi-asset fund as part of a number of changes to SJP's fund range.
AXA Wealth unveils three-pronged investment range
AXA Wealth has unveiled details of a new investment range for advisers offering access to a wide range of funds through three distinct approaches.
Newton's Harries: QE exit does not spell end to global economy’s ills
Newton Global Higher Income manager James Harries also believes the challenges facing the Chinese economy are coming home to roost.
How should fund groups handle star manager exits?
Wealth managers reveal how they want fund groups to react to losing star employees.