Pension freedoms see DFM adopt monthly distribution for income fund

Man GLG has announced that its UK Income fund is switching to monthly distribution in response to pension freedoms. The top-ranked £254.5m fund currently pays out dividends biannually, but investors will receive their first monthly payment at the end of this month. Man GLG managing director for UK retail Richard Phillips says investors have been seeking […]


Accounting watchdog drops PwC probe over Barclays audits

The FRC was investigating PwC for three years over its work with Barclays The Financial Reporting Council has closed an investigation into PwC’s work with Barclays around client money reporting saying it was unlikely to make an “adverse finding”. The three-year investigation started after the bank was fined £37.7m for failing to keep client money […]


Pension tax relief in firing line as Hammond mulls ‘intergenerational fairness’ Budget

Pension tax relief for older wage earners could be slashed as part of a “tax on age” Budget being lined up by Chancellor Philip Hammond. Sources tell the Telegraph that the Chancellor is mulling ways to promote “intergenerational fairness” in the package to be outlined next month, including cutting national insurance contributions for workers in […]

China tech and Global Alpha: a new great leap forward

By Robin Geffen, Fund Manager and CEO

Internet giant Alibaba is exactly the type of entrepreneurial company that the high-conviction, top-performing Neptune Global Alpha Fund seeks to invest in. Established just 14 years ago in an apartment in Hangzhou, today Alibaba is larger than Amazon and eBay put together and is challenging some of the most powerful internet companies in the world…

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