FscsPimfa slams ‘national scandal’ of £1bn FSCS bill 3
Wealth manager movesBrewin hires Sanlam portfolio manager to charities team 2
Mattioli WoodsMattioli plans robo launch after partnering with tech firm
Brewin DolphinBrewin Dolphin ordered to pay client’s £60,000 pension tax bill 5
Clamour grows to overhaul the Eltif regime
19 January 2021, 14:31
Some argue that Eltifs can stand alongside Ucits and help open up private markets to retail investors but much has to change until this becomes a reality
Rothschild & Co
Rothschild & Co adds ex-Coutts private bank boss to UK wealth board
18 January 2021, 14:13
Warwick Newbury brings more than five decades of industry experience to Rothschild & Co Wealth Management’s board, having held senior roles at firms in both the UK and Switzerland.
Profile: Stanhope's co-founder on why he launched 'version two'
14 May 2020, 07:00
Julien Sevaux describes Stanhope as ‘version one’ of an idealised model he had in his head when he decided to make the break from the company he spent 13 years helping to build.
Profile: the fledgling boutique that pulled in £1.5bn
01 April 2020, 07:00
A leap of faith has clearly paid off in spades as Vermeer has pulled in roughly £1.5bn in assets in its short life.
Profile: James Hambro & Partners on the business imperative of equality
05 March 2020, 07:00
James Hambro & Partners (JH&P) is fully aware of the need to put female clients front and centre.
Profile: Why this boutique tempted Kleinwort's top team
27 February 2020, 07:00
Kingswood aims to double its assets to £5bn by 2021 as it recruits leading sector talent and sets its sights on a pipeline of buys.
Rathbones to launch four sustainable multi-asset funds
18 January 2021, 12:52
The funds’ investments will focus on areas such as energy and climate, and health and wellbeing.
Fund firm claims for HNW exemption drop to zero on alts crackdown
18 January 2021, 11:48
The number of high-risk and alternative investment businesses claiming regulatory exemption for high-net-worth or ‘sophisticated’ investors has dropped to near zero following a crackdown.
Baillie Gifford appoints three partners as heavyweights retire
18 January 2021, 11:21
Baillie Gifford North American equity manager Dave Bujnowski, client services boss Catherine Flockhart and IT lead Colin Lennox have all been promoted to partner.
Investec director goes back to his roots with JM Finn
18 January 2021, 07:22
Investec investment director Bill Tibbits has agreed to rejoin JM Finn, where he started his career 16 years ago.
Blockbuster tech and healthcare funds drive big Polar inflows
14 January 2021, 10:28
Polar Capital’s assets under management rose by 15% in the final quarter of last year to near £19bn, aided by net inflows of £556m during the three months.
TIlney Smith & Williamson
Tilney S&W hires three ex-Brooks Macdonald investment directors
13 January 2021, 15:12
Lindsay Spencer, James Grayson and Richard Lindop have all joined the firm as investment management directors, working from home initially.
Family offices bullish on Asia despite wider caution
07 January 2021, 12:45
BlackRock’s first Global Family Office Survey found 60% of responding firms anticipate upping their allocations to the region.
MPs call for further probe into FCA's mis-selling crisis
22 December 2020, 08:05
Nick Smith and Stephen Kinnock are among those demanding an external investigation into what they believe is a failure of the watchdog to prosecute mis-selling cases.
Impax seeds Asian Opportunities strategy based on top global fund
21 December 2020, 11:30
Impax has seeded a new Asian Opportunities fund, which will follow a similar investment approach to its existing £250m Global Opportunities strategy.
FCA commits to reform after damning reports reveal deep failings
17 December 2020, 15:19
The FCA is to fundamentally overhaul processes, systems and staff skills after two major reviews identified deep failings, contributing to some of the biggest scandals of the decade.
Aberdeen Standard Capital
AS Capital hires from Tilney and Redmayne Bentley
16 December 2020, 11:42
Aberdeen Standard Capital hires two portfolio managers from Tilney and Redmayne Bentley to its Leeds office.
Hedge fund boss banned and fined £100k over manipulated trades
15 December 2020, 11:57
Corrado Abbattista was found to have created a false impression of equity demand that he did not intend to execute.
TwentyFour Asset Management
TwentyFour AM partners split £40m on pre-Covid profit spike
14 December 2020, 10:53
Accounts for the fixed-income focused asset manager posted on Companies House last week show annual operating profit rose by 22% to £39.8m.