Buxton’s OMGI to launch trust investing in unquoted companies

Richard Buxton’s fund firm is planning to launch a private equity trust, which will invest in unquoted companies. Merian Chrysalis Investment Company is looking to raise £200m through an initial placing. Old Mutual Global Investors, led by Buxton, revealed in July it was changing its name to Merian Global Investors in the autumn. Quilter completed the sale […]


Pru and Old Mutual avoid sanctions after FCA closed-book review

Prudential and Old Mutual are among four providers to have avoided sanctions from the FCA as the regulator completes its investigations into firms’ closed-book practices. The FCA has finally ended its inquiry, more than two years after it originally reviewed 11 providers over how they treated longstanding customers. The regulator expressed particular concerns about failures […]

Japan 2017 Outlook: Abenomics 2.0

By Chris Taylor, head of Japanese Equities, Neptune Abe, having reinforced his political position domestically, will most likely hold off any further major policy enactments until after president Trump has settled into the White House and enacted some of his own. Then a relaunch of the Three Arrows programme is likely, or Abenomics 2.0, including […]


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