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May 28, 2015

Aberdeen to buy US-based private equity manager

Deal expands US client base and brings additional Asian expertise to private market capability.

Investment Trusts| May 19, 2015

Tories’ green subsidies curb could hit renewable trusts

Plans to limit onshore wind farm subsidies could hurt renewable infrastructure trusts.

UK| May 14, 2015

Alliance Trust Savings to buy Brewin Dolphin’s Stocktrade

Brewin Dolphin has sold its execution-only stockbroking business to Alliance Trust Savings for £14m.

Multi-Asset Funds| May 12, 2015

Investec’s Saunders boosts sterling exposure

Investec manager takes advantage of currency weakness before the UK general election.

May 08, 2015

Man Group records 7% increase in assets

Funds under management increase for parent company of GLG in spite of net outflows of $900m from GLG’s long only strategies.

Investments| May 06, 2015

Jargon Busting: Smart beta

To access smart beta, all you need is a screen, a spreadsheet and some strict rules.

Analysis & Opinion

InterviewfromMulti-Manager Funds| May 26, 2015

‘At Architas we have a very strong sense of identity’

Ellie Duncan talks to Caspar Rock, chief investment officer of Architas, about cultivating a small team.

Investment Trusts| May 18, 2015

SNAPSHOT: Investment trusts

Early bird catches the buying opportunities.

From Special Report: Multi-Asset - May 2015| May 18, 2015

Finding right balance is key for alternatives

Multi-asset is no longer just about equities and bonds, but searching for the best combination of all asset classes.

‘Balance sheets could unravel when next recession comes’

Interview| May 15, 2015

‘Balance sheets could unravel when next recession comes’

Deep value manager for Church House defends his approach to investing and raises concerns about goodwill on balance sheets.

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Special Reports

Sustainable Investing - March 2014

Interest has been on the rise for some time, but most importantly returns are beginning to flow back to investors.

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Now we must pay?

The EEA investors are taking the FCA to the European Court of Human Rights, but why is the regulator refusing to admit accountability?

Special Reports

Infrastructure Research Report - December 2014

Infrastructure has had pride of place in most of Mr Osborne’s major budgetory announcements.

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Growing need for more clarity around structured products

Retail investors do not understand structured products and, even worse, they usually overestimate returns.

Recent Articles
  1. From Special Report: Frontier Markets - May 2015| May 11, 2015

    The ESG effect on frontier equities

    Do environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues have more of an impact on frontier markets?

  2. 100 Club: Airlines, oil and banks throw up plays for Norris
    Investments| May 01, 2015

    100 Club: Airlines, oil and banks throw up plays for Norris

    Manager seeks to identify opportunities with long and short positions in each sector.

  3. Jargon Busting: Call and put options
    Investments| Apr 30, 2015

    Jargon Busting: Call and put options

    How managers use ‘option contracts’ to sell or buy an asset at a future time.

  4. Now we must pay?
    FTAdviser BlogonYour Industry| Apr 29, 2015

    Now we must pay?

    The EEA investors are taking the FCA to the European Court of Human Rights, but why is the regulator refusing to admit accountability?

  5. Court grants judicial review over redress scheme payouts
    From Regulation| Apr 27, 2015

    Court grants judicial review over redress scheme payouts

    “Distinction between what the FCA is saying publicly and what it is saying privately,” says law firm.

  6. Mature private equity focus needed
    Investment Trusts| Apr 24, 2015

    Mature private equity focus needed

    Winterflood urges investors seeking private equity to focus on funds with late-stage portfolios.

  7. Investments| Apr 23, 2015

    Market View: Currencies are difficult to call

    Constantly shifting political landscape is making it tough to predict currency movements.

  8. Liontrust launches global equity drive with hire of F&C trio
    Apr 22, 2015

    Liontrust launches global equity drive with hire of F&C trio

    Liontrust announces plans to for Global Strategic Equity fund and a global water and agriculture fund for new hires.

  9. Investment Trusts| Apr 20, 2015

    SNAPSHOT: Alternative assets stay in vogue

    The investment trust sector has seen investors favour alternatives.

  10. Not quite end of the road for tax-relieved renewables

    Not quite end of the road for tax-relieved renewables

    Many EIS investors will now have financial planning needs around mitigating inheritance tax.

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