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Aug 01, 2014

Brompton hires new head of multi-asset

Multi-asset funds set to be the next area of growth for Brompton Asset Management.

Jul 31, 2014

Threadneedle launches multi-asset income fund for Nangle

Threadneedle Global Multi Asset Income launched in response to recent UK pension reforms.

Jul 29, 2014

JPMorgan pitches multi-asset funds as drawdown solution

Manager builds on US experience for UK adviser push ahead of at-retirement reforms.

Jul 28, 2014

Fund Selector: Abe can’t imitate Meat Loaf

Two out of three ‘arrows’ of reform won’t be enough for embattled Japanese leader.

Jul 25, 2014

Miton multi-asset funds post H1 outflows of £183m

Fund management group says equity fund inflows offset by outflows from defensively positioned multi-asset portfolios.

Jul 23, 2014

L&G hire Andrzej Pioch to boost multi-asset team

Andrzej Pioch leaves Aviva Investors for Legal and General

Analysis & Opinion
Adapt and change

Jul 31, 2014

Adapt and change

Risk assesment in the post-RDR environment is key for fund managers

Adding alpha with investment trusts

Jul 24, 2014

Adding alpha with investment trusts

As multi-asset funds become prevalent in portfolios, it is worth considering investment trusts to generate alpha and diversity. Charlotte Richards...

InterviewfromMulti-Manager Funds| Jul 21, 2014

“You can pick up a lot of insight from live market action”

Nick Reeve speaks to Old Mutual Global Investors’ head of multi-manager about juggling 21 funds and the benefits of slower thinking.

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

Multi-manager picks - 100 Club favourites

As the new membership is announced multi-managers identify their front runners in this year’s 100 Club.

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Adviser Guides

Guide to Risk-Rated, Targeted and Managed funds

Risk-defined funds provide investors and advisers with a firm indication of the level of risk they are aiming to take.

Special Reports

Distribution Funds - June 2014

Distribution funds are another source of investment that allow exposure to a range of assets, producing regular income over time.

Adviser Guides

Guide to Mixed Investments and Balanced Managed

For many years the Investment Management Association sought to classify funds using definitions of risk.

Special Reports

Bonds vs Equities - May 2014

Investors have been mulling the bonds-versus-equities debate ever since both markets were formed.

Special Reports

Multi-Asset Supplement - March 2014

Diversification seems to be the primary mantra for investing these days, and in particular among multi-asset funds.

Recent Articles
  1. City Financial’s Mark Harris warns over ‘fragile nature’ of US recovery
    Multi-Manager Funds| Jul 22, 2014

    City Financial’s Mark Harris warns over ‘fragile nature’...

    Multi-manager points out that US companies holding cash shows they have little confidence in the economy.

  2. Aberdeen multi-manager Kearney leaves in shake-up
    Multi-Manager Funds| Jul 21, 2014

    Aberdeen multi-manager Kearney leaves in shake-up

    Co-head of multi-manager leaves as Aberdeen restructures £15bn manager selection team, Mark Harries and Simon Wood take lead roles.

  3. Vaughan ups Asia and emerging markets weighting
    Multi-Manager Funds| Jul 21, 2014

    Vaughan ups Asia and emerging markets weighting

    Atlas manager has reduced ‘aggressive’ overweight to developed market equities.

  4. Managers move out of £2bn L&G trust after Hodges’ departure
    Jul 17, 2014

    Managers move out of £2bn L&G trust after Hodges’ departure

    Star manager’s working closely with successor Martin Reeves to transition the fund, firm says.

  5. Adviser due diligence musts for multi-asset funds
    Jul 16, 2014

    Adviser due diligence musts for multi-asset funds

    Defaqto Outsourcing Update: What does an adviser need to consider when asset allocating through a multi-asset fund?

  6. Commodities rally is unlikely to continue
    Jul 16, 2014

    Commodities rally is unlikely to continue

    Schroders managers only recommend a small commodities weighting to help diversify holdings.

  7. Fund Selector: Take a look at the big picture
    Multi-Manager Funds| Jul 14, 2014

    Fund Selector: Take a look at the big picture

    Financial markets will struggle to find equilibrium, as excess liquidity finally dries up.

  8. 7IM boosts holdings in EM bonds
    Jul 14, 2014

    7IM boosts holdings in EM bonds

    Emerging market bonds are now the largest position in 7IM’s Cautious portfolio.

  9. Skandia sees spike in property fund sales
    Property| Jul 11, 2014

    Skandia sees spike in property fund sales

    The second quarter net sales data from the Skandia Investment Solutions platform reinforces the market wide spike in property fund sales.

  10. News analysis: Managers in search of alternatives
    Jul 09, 2014

    News analysis: Managers in search of alternatives

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

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