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        JOHCM plans multi-asset launch after pension reforms

        Professional Adviser | 29 Jul 2014 | 12:07

        JO Hambro Capital Management is considering rolling out a multi-asset range as it looks to benefit from pension reforms, its chief executive has said.

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        Woodford launch sends IMA Equity Income sales to record high

        Net retail sales of UK equity income funds hit a record high of £1.4bn last month, according to the Investment Management Association, as Neil Woodford's new fund provided a boon to the sector.

        Professional Adviser | 29 Jul 2014 | 11:42
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        DFMs under pressure over portfolio charges as FCA mulls review

        Discretionary fund managers (DFMs) are facing growing pressures to standardise managed portfolio fees as the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) considers warning advisers against using any service where costs are not clear.

        Professional Adviser | 29 Jul 2014 | 08:49

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      St James's Place hit by £6.9m FSCS levy

      Wealth manager St James's Place (SJP) has revealed it received a Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) levy of £6.9m for 2014.

      Professional Adviser | 29 Jul 2014 | 07:44
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      Run the money or outsource? Book a spot at the first ever FE Investment Summit

      With the FCA's multiple spotlights converging on investment suitability, advisers are being invited to have their questions answered...

      Professional Adviser | 28 Jul 2014 | 15:53
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      Transact boss Taylor open to exit as platform calls in Goldman to broker sale

      Transact has appointed Goldman Sachs to broker a full sale of the business, with senior staff open to an exit if a takeover is agreed, Professional Adviser's sister title Investment Week understands.

      Professional Adviser | 28 Jul 2014 | 14:26
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      Regulators hit Lloyds group with £218m fine for fees and rates manipulation

      Lloyds Banking Group has been fined a total of £218m by UK and US authorities for a series of failings, including manipulating fees it owed to the Bank of England (BoE) for a taxpayer-backed scheme designed to support the UK’s banks during the financial crisis.

      Professional Adviser | 28 Jul 2014 | 14:01
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      Advisers facing super clean fund transfer ‘nightmare’

      The use of super clean share classes by certain platforms is beginning to cause 'unintended restrictions' for clients trying to re-register to alternative platforms.

      Professional Adviser | 28 Jul 2014 | 11:33
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      Schroders, Jupiter, and Henderson dominate Chelsea’s buy list

      Funds from Schroders, Jupiter, and Henderson Global Investors are dominating Chelsea Financial Services’ new ratings service, FundCalibre.

      Professional Adviser | 28 Jul 2014 | 08:06
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      BlackRock’s Avigdori falls into Sanlam’s Black List

      Funds from BlackRock and J.P. Morgan have been added to Sanlam Private Investment’s bi-annual list of underperforming income portfolios after a tough year for some of their mandates.

      Professional Adviser | 28 Jul 2014 | 08:03
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      Aberdeen posts £9bn net outflow for Q3 after large client withdrawal

      Aberdeen Asset Management has seen double the outflows it expected from its funds following completion of the SWIP takeover.

      Professional Adviser | 28 Jul 2014 | 08:00
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      FCA warns over corporate bond fund risks

      The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued a fresh warning to consumers about the risks of investing in corporate bond funds.

      Professional Adviser | 25 Jul 2014 | 14:07
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      Lawyer declares Berkeley Burke ruling a ‘game changer' for SIPP providers

      Self-invested personal pension (SIPP) providers "must feel very nervous" today, according to a law firm, after the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) made a "game changer" of a decision against Berkeley Burke SIPP Administration.

      Professional Adviser | 25 Jul 2014 | 14:03
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      NS&I ups total premium bond prize fund to £55m

      National Savings & Investments (NS&I) is to increase its annual prize fund rate on premium bonds.

      Professional Adviser | 25 Jul 2014 | 13:17
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      'I felt I was hanging in the breeze': Ex-Financial Ltd IFA speaks out

      A former appointed representative of Financial Ltd, the network banned this week from recruiting new advisers in a landmark ruling, has spoken exclusively to Professional Adviser about what he found during his time at the firm...

      Professional Adviser | 25 Jul 2014 | 07:51
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      Legg Mason to acquire Martin Currie in Q4

      Legg Mason has announced it intends to buy Martin Currie in the last quarter of the year for an undisclosed sum.

      Professional Adviser | 24 Jul 2014 | 15:34
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      Professional Adviser | 24 Jul 2014 | 10:03
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      Rathbones to pay £15m to end Jersey trust battle

      Wealth manager Rathbone Brothers has agreed to pay £15m as part of a conditional settlement to end a two-year dispute involving a former director which has already cost it £5m in legal fees.

      Professional Adviser | 24 Jul 2014 | 09:28
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      Brooks Macdonald poised to complete takeover as assets grow 28%

      Brooks Macdonald said today it will complete a deal to buy risk-adjusted funds house Levitas Investment Management "imminently" after reporting another jump in discretionary assets under management.

      Professional Adviser | 24 Jul 2014 | 08:04
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      Professional Adviser | 24 Jul 2014 | 08:00

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