Funds & Fund Managers
Old Mutual Global Investors’ legend Ashton Bradbury to retire
Old Mutual Global Investors' legend Ashton Bradbury has brought the curtain down on a glittering 26-year career in fund management.
Neptune profits down 42% after 'extremely difficult year for equity investors’
Neptune’s pre-tax profits fell by 42% last year as the group continued to grapple with the twin headwinds of falling assets under management and market conditions unfavourable for its global investment approach.
M&A frenzy fails to lift FTSE ahead of Scottish vote
SABMiller jumps following Heineken bid while Micro Focus surges after agreeing merger.
Leigh Harrison: why Brazier and Weldon quit Threadneedle
Threadneedle’s head of equities Leigh Harrison has attributed recent high-profile exits to the managers’ desire to build their own businesses.
AXA IM introduces single pricing across fund range
The fund will no longer employ dual pricing in a bid to simplify the buying and selling process for investors.
Neptune's Martin avoids momentum strategy to dodge UK equity pitfalls
The Neptune UK Mid Cap fund has done well year to date, while a lot of its peers have lost money.
6 shares the pros are buying and selling
A roundup of trades by professional investors. This time we look at Celtic Football Club, Pace, Severfield, Restore, Epwin and Cranswick.
Blacklisted! 10 highlights in Sanlam's UK equity income fund study
Sanlam Private PI's study has seen a number of changes over the last six months, with several new additions to its black and white lists.
Who bought & sold Brewin after £32m tech writedown
Brewin Dolphin continues to be backed by a host of star fund managers and there was interesting trading in the stock after it revealed it would take a hit from a failed IT system.
How will next leg of price war hit discretionaries?
Discretionary fund managers are not immune from pricing pressure, but say they should not just be judged on cost.