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Hermes sells majority stake to Federated Investors

Hermes has completed the sale of a majority stake in its business to US fund giant Federated Investors. Federated has bought a 60 per cent interest in Hermes, which is best known for its envinromental, social and governance funds, for £246m. A provision for excess regulatory capital brings the total cost of the deal up […]


Nick Bamford: Are you noticing vulnerability?

The ageing population means we are likely to be dealing with more elderly people. Although the term “elderly” means different things to different people, we must be careful of vulnerability here. In fact, the FCA definition of a vulnerable client is broad: “Someone who, due to their personal circumstances, is especially susceptible to detriment, particularly […]

Amazon: inside a fulfilment centre

Ali Unwin, CTO & Fund Manager, Neptune   Neptune’s Ali Unwin reports back from one of Amazon’s 16 UK fulfilment centres: 400,000 square feet of warehouse space, miles of conveyor belts and 1,500 full-time employees to keep it running 24 hours a day.


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