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Miton multi-asset funds see near £200m redemption in H1

by David Campbell on Jul 25, 2014 at 07:51

Almost £200 million has been withdrawn from Miton’s Multi-Asset funds during six months which included the departure of former manager Martin Gray and replacement by David Jane

Old Mutual’s Nickols: Undiscriminating sellers are hurting small-caps

by Robert St George on Jul 24, 2014 at 14:01

Dan Nickols, manager of the Old Mutual UK Smaller Companies fund, has blamed small-cap tourists for the sector’s recent weakness.

Brown Shipley to overhaul fund range

by Robert St George on Jul 24, 2014 at 13:57

Brown Shipley is planning to revamp its suite of funds later this year in a process that will include the launch of two new products.

Polar’s Yakas: banks have little choice but to increase payouts

by Robert St George on Jul 24, 2014 at 10:31

John Yakas and Nick Brind, managers of the £184 million Polar Capital Global Financials trust, have argued that banks will soon have to begin returning capital to shareholders.

Woodford takes 19% stake in biotech minnow

by David Campbell on Jul 23, 2014 at 10:17

Neil Woodford, the best UK investor of his generation, has taken a big chunk of biotech minnow Synairgen

Why Chelverton's AAA-rated Taylor bought Jupiter & River and Mercantile

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jul 22, 2014 at 13:36

David Taylor took a stake in Jupiter this month overlooked his reluctance to back IPOs to buy an interest in River and Mercantile.   

Aberdeen's Kearney exits for Swip duo in multi-manager revamp

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jul 21, 2014 at 18:34

Aidan Kearney has become the latest manager to leave the combined business.

Leigh Himsworth to leave City Financial for Fidelity

by Robert St George on Jul 21, 2014 at 14:14

Citywire A-rated Leigh Himsworth is to quit City Financial and join Fidelity.

Citywire reaches 10,000 manager milestone

by Jonathan Miller on Jul 21, 2014 at 14:06

Jonathan Miller explains what the increased range of active managers and the addition of US-based mutual funds means for investors.

HSBC asset allocation head: fixed income rules!

by Robert St George on Jul 21, 2014 at 09:01

Fredrik Nerbrand, global head of asset allocation at HSBC, explains why he is backing safe-haven government bonds.

JP Morgan alters line-up on £1.2bn Systemic Alpha fund

by Chris Sloley on Jul 18, 2014 at 14:53

Asset manager announces new named portfolio manager on multi-strategy, alternative beta-focused fund.

Why this AA-rated frontier markets star is pinning his hopes on multinationals

by Chris Sloley on Jul 18, 2014 at 14:51

Citywire AA-rated Peter Leger says local players aren’t off limits, but cautions against being caught out in Africa.

Aviva’s Munro: fund ‘bonfire’ will streamline business

by Robert St George on Jul 18, 2014 at 10:17

Euan Munro, chief executive of Aviva Investors, has committed to streamlining the group’s fund range to focus on its core products.

Franklin’s Russon benefits from retail and favours pharma

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jul 17, 2014 at 14:41

The UK manager is looking to less cyclical areas of the market to see him through any economic wobbles.

Who are the property security managers for bull and bear periods?

by Robert St George on Jul 17, 2014 at 12:33

This week’s Citywire Discovery data reveal which managers fared best through the real-estate collapse.

Brown Shipley triples profits as it embarks on hiring spree

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jul 17, 2014 at 10:15

The firm is looking to take on more private bankers as profits grow.

Terry Smith keeps £250k job with Tullett Prebon

by Robert St George on Jul 17, 2014 at 10:04

Brokerage Tullett Prebon has revealed that it will retain Terry Smith as a consultant for the next two years.

S&W hires ex-JPM veteran for fixed income trust

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jul 16, 2014 at 14:48

John Anderson managed JPMorgan's Sterling Corporate Bond fund.

Yousefian exits Charteris after four months

by Robert St George on Jul 16, 2014 at 14:30

Tony Yousefian is to leave Charteris Treasury Portfolio Managers less than five months after joining the firm, Wealth Manager can reveal.

Jupiter Merlin team buys into Woodford fund

by Robert St George on Jul 16, 2014 at 12:25

Jupiter's Merlin multi-manager team has bought into Neil Woodford's new fund, Wealth Manager can reveal.

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