New-look OMGI reveals free-thinking strategy

Former Old Mutual Global Investors boss Richard Buxton has revealed the philosophy managers will use at his new spin-off investment house. This week, Old Mutual Global Investors was officially renamed Merian Global Investors. Quilter completed the sale of single-strategy business Old Mutual Global Investors to TA Associates for £583m in June. Merian, which has £34.6bn funds […]

Tim Sargisson: Supporting the client is key to a sustainable business

Supporting the client is key to a sustainable business There are still too many people in financial services who don’t seem to recognise, understand or appreciate that the key to growing a sustainable business is supporting the client. To survive is not about being the strongest or the fittest; it’s about being the most adaptable […]

discretionary fund managers portfolios

How are discretionary managers really putting portfolios together?

Under the skin of how outsourced investment firms decide on models One of the ways the RDR has shaped the advice industry has been to increase the trend towards outsourcing investment decisions to discretionary fund managers. The RDR arguably made the advice process overall more time consuming, with a growing understanding of goals-based financial planning […]

Brexit: what to expect in the aftermath

James Dowey, Chief economist & CIO In these very early stages following the “Leave” win any prognosis is by its nature highly tentative. It will be weeks before we are able to measure the acute impact of the result on the UK economy, and there are clearly no close historical parallels on which to base […]


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