Fund managers like sticky money. But investors can be fickle. In ten years of near 500% growth of FUM in the multi-asset world, only half a dozen of the top 20 funds have been loved consistently. Professional Adviser looks at the ones still attracting the most cash...
Annuity specialist Just Retirement has reported sales are down by a fifth since the 2014 Budget that removed the need for people to buy its main product.
Professional Adviser's sister title Investment Week is pleased to announce the finalists for its 20th annual Fund Manager of the Year Awards, to be held at the Royal Albert Hall on 9 July.
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Axa Wealth reported record inflows to its wrap platform Elevate in the month before the 6 April introduction of widespread pension reforms, taking total assets beyond £10bn and pushing the group's overall funds under management (FUM) closer to the £30bn mark.
Hargreaves Lansdown entered the top five groups by net retail sales in the first quarter following a spate of multi-manager launches, according to the latest Pridham report.
Wealth manager and platform Hargreaves Lansdown has raised £94m for the latest addition to its multi-manager range, an Asia and emerging markets fund.
Research and ratings group Rayner Spencer Mills Research (RSMR) has launched a range of model portfolios for directly authorised small advisory firms.
A UK fund house has been forced to freeze redemptions on one of its funds, after becoming caught up in an investigation by the Mauritian regulator into an alleged Ponzi scheme.
Forcing fund managers to "slavishly follow" risk parameters ties their hands behind their backs and runs the risk of disappointing investors, Henderson's global head of products and distribution has said.
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Walker Crips has acquired wealth firm Barker Poland Asset Management (BPAM) in a deal which will add £230m to its assets under management.
Invesco Perpetual has boosted its Global Targeted Returns team as assets in the UK-based strategy top £1bn, 18 months after launch.
Former chief executive of Bestinvest John Spiers has raided his old firm for five senior wealth management staff to build a new discretionary investment proposition aimed at high net worth clients.
Recent snippets from some of the investment world's biggest names...
Ian Aylward has cut Aviva Investors' multi-manager exposure to US equities to an underweight position for the first time since 2011, fearing the stocks are deeply over valued.
Investment and financial planning businesses Jonathanfry and Easby Gale and Phillipson (EG&P) have completed a merger to form a company with offices across the North East and Yorkshire running £700m of clients' funds.
Multi-asset managers are adopting a range of strategies to protect portfolios if asset class correlations begin to break down, turning to sector-specific investments and raising cash.
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