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Amundi launches ultra low cost ETF range

Amundi has launched a range of exchange traded funds (ETFs) each charging 0.05%, as the company seeks to double its passive assets under management over the next four years.

Aberdeen Standard Investments outflows soar to £41bn

Aberdeen Standard Investments reported that outflows increased to £40.9 billion in 2018, in an eye-catching set of results that saw the announcement that co-chief executive Martin Gilbert is to step back from the role.

Gilbert to step down as Standard Life Aberdeen co-CEO

Martin Gilbert is to step down as co-chief executive of Standard Life Aberdeen (SLA), leaving Keith Skeoch in charge as sole CEO.

Wealth giants back new female clients initiative

A group of financial firms, including a number of wealth and asset managers, have come together to back an initiative designed to champion and support female clients.

Tatton AM hires ex-Brooks regional boss Claire Bennison

She has joined Tatton Asset Management in the newly created role of director of investment solutions.

LGIM absorbs £14.8bn passive hit to join £1 trillion club

The group became the UK's first £1 trillion fund manager power by a net inflow of £42.6 billion, which offset outflows from its passive funds.

M&G's Dobell, hedgie and staff back £5m WH Ireland raise

The firm had to push through another capital raise after announcing a fresh profit warning yesterday.

SJP tops £100bn again and eyes wealth acquisitions

St James's Place (SJP) is broadening the range of services its discretionary arm Rowan Dartington offers and is considering bolt-on acquisitions to grow the business.

Profile: how a private office combined Lord North Street and C Hoare veterans

Quite different roads took Koerling and McArdle to Owl, but this diversity of background and experience is designed to be at the very heart of the business.

Lloyds announces divi hike and share buybacks as profits rise 24%

Lloyds Banking Group has reported slightly weaker than expected profit growth of 24% to £4.4 billion, but sugared the pill for investors by announcing an increased dividend and a £1.75 billion share buyback programme.