Eight wealth managers reveal their favourite alternative funds
Wealth Manager readers name eight funds pursuing investment opportunities in ways that go beyond traditional strategies.By Alex Foster - 15 October 2018, 13:48
Cover Star Extra: Why I’m building a fund for women
Indre Butkeviciute of Lily Advisory says gender lens investing is essential, so much so that she is launching her own multi-asset fund designed specifically for female investors
Investment Association calls for ‘urgent’ overhaul of Priips
The asset management industry trade body identified three main areas of concern in response to the Financial Conduct Authority’s call for input on the Priips regime, which closed last Friday.
How multi-asset funds are guarding against Brexit uncertainty
With equities doing so well, fund managers are looking for alternatives to bonds as conservative plays, such as fixed income and foreign currencies
Jupiter launches multi-asset income fund for Tailb Sheikh
Jupiter has launched a flexible income fund for Tailb Sheikh, the multi-asset veteran who joined from JP Morgan earlier this year.
Meet the manager who insists his AI fund is not a tech fund
Will Robins talks to Chris Ford, manager of the Smith & Williamson Artificial Intelligence fund, who claims a surprising lack of companies are meaningfully involved in AI.
Newell Palmer extends investment powers with fund launch
The Wolverhampton-based IFA has been granted discretionary permissions from the FCA and will launch an Oeic fund later this year.
Buxton's OMGI targets £200m for private equity trust
Richard Buxton's fund business is looking to raise £200 million for a private equity trust.
Gars turns positive in July as it bets on Brazil & Canada
The managers of Standard Life Investments’ Global Absolute Return Strategies (Gars) fund have bet on Brazil and Canada to help drive returns, after the strategy’s performance turned positive in July.
Redemptions force GAM to shutter £5.6bn absolute return range
Shares in GAM dropped a further 14% following an earlier 20% loss as it halted trading in its troubled absolute return funds, after the exit of its star manager