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From Regulation| Sep 01, 2014

SFO probes failed £100m legal fund

Funds’ former director stuck off by the solicitors regulator over unrelated investigation.

Aug 29, 2014

Sterling strength hits F&C Private Equity results

European private equity market displays “healthy” level of activity, but net asset value of the trust affected by adverse currency movements.

North American| Aug 27, 2014

Gam launches Ucits mortgage-backed securities fund

Gam Star MBS Total Return fund to be managed by Gary Singleterry and Tom Mansley.

Investment Trusts| Aug 21, 2014

HgCapital Trust reports growth in first-half results

The private equity investment trust hailed “strong trading” in the first half of 2014 as it deployed £72m in five buyout investments.

UK| Aug 21, 2014

Sale of Ignis sees profits reach £266m at Phoenix Group

Phoenix Group has reported 2014 first-half results following the divestment of Ignis Asset Management to Standard Life Investments.

Investment Trusts| Aug 18, 2014

Rock-bottom interest rates fuel rise of alternatives

So far this year, money put into equity trusts accounts for just 22 per cent of total fundraising.

Analysis & Opinion

From Special Report: Currencies - September 2014| Sep 01, 2014

UK warned against pact with Scotland

Scottish currency pact advised against.

From Special Report: Currencies - September 2014| Sep 01, 2014

Experts expect sterling to remain star performer

Sterling has continued to demonstrate its strength.

InterviewfromUK| Aug 18, 2014

“Some might argue that I’m a pessimist”

Ellie Duncan talks to Elizabeth Savage, Rathbones’ head of research, about her early career in hedge funds and avoiding surprises in the markets.

Jul 21, 2014

Fund review: Quantitative analysis

An increasing number of managers are using sophisticated technology to analyse stocks and sectors.

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Special Reports

Investing in Currencies - September 2014

In light of recent volatility in currency markets, what should investors be looking for?

FTAdviser Blog

Investment scandal déjà vu as PI woes mount

Week in Brief: Regulatory issues continue to dominate the news with the Budget discussion continuing to roll on.

Special Reports

Investment Adviser 100 Club - July 2014

The members of the 2014 Investment Adviser 100 Club are announced, with some interesting results.

FTAdviser Blog

Net closing in on dodgy Sipp transfer advice

Week in Brief: £500,000 fine was quickly followed by latest in a series on alerts.

Special Reports

Alternative Assets - June 2014

Investors searching for sources of income in a post-Credit Crunch have been forced to consider alternative assets.

FTAdviser Blog

ABI hits back over claims it knew of botched FCA probe

Week in Brief: FCA comes under siege from all sides over ‘disorderly market’.

Recent Articles
  1. Investing in Currencies - September 2014
    From Our Publications| Sep 01, 2014

    Investing in Currencies - September 2014

    In light of recent volatility in currency markets, what should investors be looking for?

  2. RWC’s Harendran leaves Davide Basile’s team
    Aug 18, 2014

    RWC’s Harendran leaves Davide Basile’s team

    Company says it has added to analysts to Mr Basile’s team.

  3. Discretionary Management| Aug 11, 2014

    UK equities favoured by wealth managers

    Arc survey finds 74% of wealth managers positive about the prospects for equities in the next year

  4. Onuekwusi puts faith in bricks and mortar
    Multi-Asset Funds| Aug 08, 2014

    Onuekwusi puts faith in bricks and mortar

    Bullish L&G manager maxes out property exposure across all five portfolios.

  5. Surge of passive inflows sees BlackRock top sales chart
    Aug 04, 2014

    Surge of passive inflows sees BlackRock top sales chart

    BlackRock beats out Woodford Investment Management to claim top spot for net retail sales in latest Pridham Report.

  6. Equities| Aug 01, 2014

    GLG assets increase to $34.1bn

    Boost in assets driven by flows into European strategies and Japan Core Alpha fund.

  7. Man Group earnings nudge up as costs falls
    Aug 01, 2014

    Man Group earnings nudge up as costs falls

    Hedge fund reports overall assets under management reaching $57.7bn.

  8. Jupiter reunites former Swip manager with Clunie
    Jul 31, 2014

    Jupiter reunites former Swip manager with Clunie

    Ivan Kralj joins Jupiter to work with James Clunie (pictured) on the Jupiter Absolute Return fund.

  9. Hedge fund manager fails to shake off bulk of £3m fine
    From Regulation| Jul 30, 2014

    Hedge fund manager fails to shake off bulk of £3m fine

    Hegde fund manager’s misconduct deemed to be at the “most serious end of the scale”.

  10. Rlam plans absolute return bond launch
    Jul 25, 2014

    Rlam plans absolute return bond launch

    Asset manager confirms plans are in development for new vehicle for managers Paul Rayner and Darren Bustin.

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