Hargreaves in talks over Woodford as assets pass £45bn

Professional Adviser | 16 Apr 2014 | 07:37

Hargreaves Lansdown has said Neil Woodford's new fund management venture could provide a further boost to its business after it reported record net inflows of £1.83bn for the first quarter.


Charles Stanley warns rising costs to 'hit profits by 10%’

Charles Stanley’s pre-tax profits are likely to fall 10% short of market expectations due to rising costs, the wealth manager has warned.

Professional Adviser | 16 Apr 2014 | 07:34

Old Mutual reviews Henderson and Intrinsic fund deal

Old Mutual is reviewing Intrinsic’s risk-rated Cirilium proposition in a move which could see it take over the range from Henderson.

IFAonline | 14 Apr 2014 | 15:49

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Brooks Macdonald to create fixed income unit after £11m acquisition

Brooks Macdonald's asset management business has acquired Jersey-based DPZ in a deal that will add a further £360m to its discretionary AUM.

Professional Adviser | 14 Apr 2014 | 10:02
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Backward-looking? Dispelling myths about risk-based solutions

James Bateman, head of portfolio management at Fidelity Solutions, takes a thorough look under the bonnet of risk-targeted and risk-profiled funds...

Professional Adviser | 11 Apr 2014 | 07:32

Where did the smart money go in March?

With equities and bonds now nearing the end of five- and ten-year bull markets respectively, there are relatively few places left to invest. Cherry Reynard reports.

Professional Adviser | 11 Apr 2014 | 07:08

City Financial to acquire Iveagh's funds business

City Financial is to acquire Guinness family office Iveagh's funds arm in a deal that will see Chris Wyllie move to the boutique fund house, Investment Week can reveal.

Professional Adviser | 04 Apr 2014 | 13:16

Q&A: IFA Sheriar Bradbury on his firm's centralised investment proposition

Rebecca Jones speaks to Sheriar Bradbury, director of Bradbury Hamilton, to discover the structure of, and reasoning behind, his firm's centralised investment proposition

IFAonline | 03 Apr 2014 | 09:30

Because I'm happy: Smith & Williamson's Burns shares his strategy

James Burns, manager of Smith & Williamson’s MM Cautious Growth fund, tells Rebecca Jones why he is happy to forego income for capital growth using zero dividend preference shares...

Professional Adviser | 03 Apr 2014 | 08:00

John Redwood asks: Is inflation really dead?

John Redwood, chairman of the investment committee at Charles Stanley Pan Asset, asks whether investors ought to reconsider their stall...

Professional Adviser | 03 Apr 2014 | 08:00
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FE launches risk-rated multi-asset sectors

Fund analysis and data provider FE has launched its five risk-rated multi-asset sectors.

IFAonline | 31 Mar 2014 | 12:46
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ISA season 2014: Where is the hot money going?

Cherry Reynard uncovers the themes and funds proving most popular with ISA investors this year...

IFAonline | 25 Mar 2014 | 09:52
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PA Portfolio: Are smaller companies set for a pullback?

As valuations skyrocket and yields plunge, Rebecca Jones asks three managers whether the five year bull run in smaller companies may be coming to an end...

IFAonline | 21 Mar 2014 | 15:48
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How to play the healthcare story

Increasing life expectancy, technological advances and demand for new drugs are presenting opportunities in healthcare, writes Peter Askew, co-manager of the T. Bailey Growth fund

IFAonline | 21 Mar 2014 | 15:41

Which maturing structures performed best in 2013?

Ian Lowes, founder of website StructuredProductReview, looks at what products delivered last year and whether advisers can expect more of the same in 2014

IFAonline | 21 Mar 2014 | 15:30

'How could a rational investor ignore it?': Active advocate plants the flag

Simon Evan Cook, manager of Premier multi-asset funds, respects the 'average investor' argument in the active v passive investment debate, but he argues it sidesteps a crucial factor...

IFAonline | 21 Mar 2014 | 15:07

‘Independent state of mind’ - the FCA’s guide to good and bad practice

“Independence is a state of mind – you just need to keep an open mind and consider all the options”, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said as it summed up the findings of its latest post-Retail Distribution Review (RDR) research.

IFAonline | 20 Mar 2014 | 15:13

F&C loses £15bn Friends Life mandate

Friends Life is to pull a further £15bn of assets from F&C Asset Management by the end of the year, as it awards several mandates to a new investment manager.

IFAonline | 18 Mar 2014 | 10:14

SLI launches GARS spin-off Global Focused Strategies fund

Standard Life Investments has soft-launched a more aggressive version of its £20bn Global Absolute Return Strategies (GARS) fund and will roll it out widely in the next few months, Investment Week understands.

IFAonline | 17 Mar 2014 | 09:56

Is the commodities supercycle really over?

Koen Straetmans, senior strategist within the multi-asset boutique of ING IM, examines the current supply and demand dynamics...

IFAonline | 14 Mar 2014 | 14:36


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