Barings has appointed James Syme to head up its global emerging markets team. Syme has spent the last nine years at SG Asset Management running its emerging markets desk. He will report to head of equities David Kiddie.
From punk rocker to global investment, Fidelity International’s head of multi-manager carried was an enthusiastic Ramones’ fan who now has a passion for multi-management and he is intent on making Fidelity the dominant force in the sector. Interview by Philip Scott
Skandia head of tax and financial planning Colin Jelley says the Government still needs to provide evidence to support its claim that no one who wrote a life insurance policy in trust before Budget day will pay the new inheritance tax charges. He says recent comments in Parliament by paymaster general Dawn Primarolo are not […]
As we hurtle towards the new year, it is worth remembering much of the so-called client-centricity discussed is, in fact, little more than process that will not determine whether you win, lose or draw. Sure, a process needs to be reliable, cost-efficient and to point the right service at the right people. But it is […]
The Association of Member Nominated Trustees and the UK Sustainable Investment Association have urged pension funds to keep an eye on whether their investment consultants’ sustainable investment advice lives up to the minimum service requirements under regulation. The AMNT and UKSIF says consultants should meet minimum requirements as soon as possible so as not to […]