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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.

UK| Jul 24, 2014

Rathbones ends legal dispute with £15m settlement

The wealth management company has paid £15m to settle a legal battle involving a former director of a Jersey trust.

Jul 22, 2014

ATI launches two sustainable funds

Group moves to broaden Sustainable Future fund range bringing number of funds to five.

Jul 22, 2014

Assets reach $3.3trn for alternative managers

Research from Towers Watson shows a $0.2trn rise in assets since 2012.

Jul 22, 2014

Blackstone buys £448m Max Property Group

Aim-listed property group was the largest European IPO when it was set up in 2009, raising £211m from investors.

Commodities| Jul 21, 2014

Oil price spike will hit ‘fragile three’

Hike in oil prices will hit the economies of Turkey, South Africa and India, claims Capital Economics.

Analysis & Opinion

Jul 21, 2014

Fund review: Quantitative analysis

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

Jul 21, 2014

Fund Review: Old Mutual Global Equity Absolute Return fund

Targeting consistent performance by ‘taking market risk out of the portfolio’.

From Special Report: IA 100 Club 2014 - July 2014| Jul 21, 2014

Investment trust focus shifts to specialist sectors

Investment trust 100 Club membership declines as the focus moves to specialist sectors.

From Special Report: Investment Styles - July 2014| Jul 14, 2014

Diversification through style selection

One way to achieve diversification in a portfolio is to select managers who pursue a range of investing styles, whether that’s momentum, value or...

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Special Reports

Investment Adviser 100 Club - July 2014

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

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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

Alternative Assets - June 2014

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

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

Guide to Investment Trusts - March 2014

In 2013, approximately 75 per cent of the new investment trust launches were situated in specialist investment sectors.

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. Investment Adviser 100 Club - July 2014
    From Our Publications| Jul 21, 2014

    Investment Adviser 100 Club - July 2014

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

  2. Managers risk regulatory action as directive deadline nears
    From Regulation| Jul 15, 2014

    Managers risk regulatory action as directive deadline nears

    New rules for non-Ucits funds such as hedge funds and property or infrastructure funds come into force next week.

  3. News analysis: Managers in search of alternatives
    Multi-Asset Funds| Jul 09, 2014

    News analysis: Managers in search of alternatives

    Multi-asset managers are turning to real estate and commodities to diversify their portfolios

  4. Icebreaker cuts off contact with investors
    Jul 08, 2014

    Icebreaker cuts off contact with investors

    Tax avoidance scheme tells investors it is “not prepared to risk prejudicing anyone’s interests any further”.

  5. Henderson on top as 2014 100 Club revealed
    Equities| Jul 07, 2014

    Henderson on top as 2014 100 Club revealed

    Fund giant scores six memberships in Investment Adviser’s annual industry review.

  6. Jul 07, 2014

    Fund Review: AXA Framlington Global Technology fund

    ‘Encouraging’ times ahead as a new era beckons for tech stocks.

  7. Equities| Jul 07, 2014

    Fund Review: FF Global Technology

    Strong telecoms, media and technology stocks and a US bias helps drive recent outperformance.

  8. Jul 07, 2014

    Fund Review: Technology

    Technology stocks are set to benefit from revolutionary developments such as cloud computing.

  9. From Special Report: Mid-Year Review - July 2014| Jul 07, 2014

    Infrastructure plays vital role for future

    Focus on green infrastructure could be passed over in favour of projects with more tangible impact, such as roads and communications.

  10. Schroders’ life settlement sale allows for MM merger
    Jul 07, 2014

    Schroders’ life settlement sale allows for MM merger

    Sale of ‘death bonds’ paves way for merger with Brookes and McDonald’s range.

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