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Sarasin renames AgriSar fund and lowers fees

by Robert St George on Apr 17, 2014 at 12:46

Sarasin has rebranded its AgriSar fund as the Food and Agriculture Opportunities fund.

How this top US fund is playing the shale boom in 7 stocks

on Apr 17, 2014 at 12:26

Ed Cowart and John Pandtle, managers of the Nordea 1 - North American All Cap fund, reveal the stocks they back to benefit from the US energy revolution.  

M&G’s Rhodes sells BlackRock for Aberdeen income opportunity

by Dylan Lobo on Apr 17, 2014 at 10:42

Citywire + rated Stuart Rhodes is concerned about US valuations and has started to see some compelling opportunities in emerging markets after the sell off.

Citywire Scotland: the Turnberry countdown begins

on Apr 16, 2014 at 15:39

We can confirm a star-studded line up for our annual event in Turnberry running on 19-20 June. 

Brandeaux delists student property fund in ‘tireless’ bid to liquidate

by Robert St George on Apr 16, 2014 at 13:24

The £1 billion Brandeaux Student Accommodation fund has delisted its shares from the Irish Stock Exchange, but admitted that it still cannot confirm when it will be able to meet redemptions.

Henderson hires ex-Thames River partner as EM debt head

by Chris Sloley on Apr 16, 2014 at 13:10

Mark Drew joins forces with Citywire A-rated Stephen Thariyan at Henderson.

Franklin drops Templeton name from fund range

by Robert St George on Apr 16, 2014 at 13:00

Sir John Templeton’s name has been stripped from 15 funds managed by Franklin Templeton.

BlackRock shuts Evy Hambro’s small-cap mining fund

by Robert St George on Apr 16, 2014 at 11:07

A fund launched two years ago for Evy Hambro to invest in small-cap miners has been closed after failing to attract sufficient assets.

Chatfeild-Roberts buys property for first time in more than 10 years

by Dylan Lobo on Apr 15, 2014 at 15:10

The search for income has drawn Jupiter chief investment officer John Chatfeild-Roberts to the asset class after a lengthy absence.

Citywire AA-rated small cap star quits Standard Life Investments

by Chris Sloley on Apr 15, 2014 at 12:33

European equity manager Kenneth Nicholson has brought the curtain down on a 13-year career with the firm.

Five reasons why buying wealth firms may be too consensual

by Robert St George on Apr 15, 2014 at 10:48

Has buying stock in the listed wealth managers become too crowded a trade?

Stewart Cowley: the extraction of wisdom

by Stewart Cowley on Apr 14, 2014 at 14:30

As Old Mutual's bond guru recovers from a wisdom tooth operation, he anticipates a whole new taste sensation from markets after Mario Draghi finally 'gets it'.  

Who won & lost in a dramatic year for UK All Companies funds

by Robert St George on Apr 11, 2014 at 14:35

Citywire Discovery reveals the winners and losers after a year of big change in the UK All Companies sector, which saw one of its stars, Richard Buxton, change jobs.

Jupiter assets swell by £0.5 billion in Q1

by Robert St George on Apr 11, 2014 at 09:36

More than half a billion pounds flowed into Jupiter Fund Management during the first three months of the year.

Tidjane Thiam: I was wrong about the ‘magician’ Woolnough

by Dylan Lobo on Apr 11, 2014 at 07:35

The Prudential chief made a guest appearance at M&G's annual investment conference in France and admitted he underestimated just how popular this asset management arm would be on the continent.

AAA-rated Wright: the UK's 'great unsung' ethical companies

by Robert St George on Apr 10, 2014 at 13:55

Chris Wright, the Citywire AAA-rated manager of the Premier Ethical fund, tells Wealth Manager that cynics would be wrong to dismiss ethical investing.

Kames' $50bn bond boss: my yield curve taper trades

by David Campbell on Apr 10, 2014 at 13:52

Kames head of fixed income David Roberts has upped conviction in the core trade he believes will benefit as the US Federal Reserve tightens rates

Flying Kestrel Opps re-closes after fundraising

by Robert St George on Apr 10, 2014 at 11:56

The Kestrel Opportunities fund has once again closed itself to new money after exceeding its fundraising targets.

Odey Wealth makes top fund Ucits compliant

by Robert St George on Apr 10, 2014 at 10:23

Odey Wealth has switched its £266 million CF Odey Portfolio fund to a Ucits structure.

Ravenscroft acts to clarify fund of fund’s bond exposure

by Robert St George on Apr 09, 2014 at 12:23

Ravenscroft Stockbroking & Investment Management is seeking investors’ permission to amend its Huntress Global Growth fund of funds to clarify its bond exposure.

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