Quilter Cheviot poaches from Brooks Macdonald and Charles Stanley for investment management team

Discretionary fund manager Quilter Cheviot has hired a further four investment managers across its regional offices. The DFM has looked to rivals in its market for the hires, as Richard Wayne-Wynne joins from Brooks Macdonald in London, and Daniel Schieber joins from Charles Stanley in Salisbury. Quilter Cheviot has also hired WH Ireland’s former head […]

Morningstar loses multi-asset manager to Brown Shipley

Brown Shipley has poached former Morningstar manager Cyrique Bourbon for its London office. Bourbon was lead manager of Morningstar’s UK discretionary multi-asset portfolios, having joined the firm from Merrill Lynch Wealth Management. Brown Shipley, which offers both wealth planning, investment management and lending services, will take Bourbon on as an asset allocation strategist. According to […]

Edentree CIO: We’re in regulation overload and it’s ineffective

EdenTree’s chief investment officer Rob Hepworth on regulation woes, not following a benchmark approach and competition in the fund management space EdenTree Higher Income fund manager and chief investment officer Rob Hepworth says fund management is all about taking a long-term view on investing, something he has perfected during his two-and-a-half decades of managing funds. […]

DFM decision time: How satisfied are advisers with their outsourced managers?

This article originally appeared as a research project for Money Marketing’s new DFM Centre. For more exclusive content on outsourced investment trends, visit MM’s survey gets to the bottom of how advisers use their DFMs and how satisfaction levels have changed in the past 12 months Adviser satisfaction with discretionary fund management partners has […]

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Premier assets tick up amid investor uncertainty

Premier Asset Management has reported a slight increase in assets under management in the face of a host of tough market conditions. In a first quarter trading update this morning, Premier notes that there has been “continued political and economic uncertainty caused by the ongoing Brexit negotiations, low investor confidence, volatile markets and record low […]

Money Marketing launches DFM Centre

Money Marketing is delighted to announce the launch of The DFM Centre, a new platform for financial advice firms seeking research and analysis on outsourcing trends and investment solutions. Throughout the year Money Marketing and Platforum will provide exclusive research and analysis, alongside insights from other leading experts to help advice firms benchmark their investment […]

Aberdeen Standard Investments teams up with Skipton for new fund range

Aberdeen Standard Investments has teamed up with Skipton Building Society to provide portfolio solutions for customers of its £4bn investment offering. The partnership will build on ASI’s existing £13.9bn MyFolio fund range, its multi-asset solutions for advisers, by adding five new index funds. Bambos Hambi and James Millard run the 19-strong multi-manager strategies team which […]

Jupiter: Markets are steady, but something doesn’t fit

Global economic data appears inconsistent Equity markets beckoned the new year in a robustly positive frame of mind, determined to put the blues of a dismal ending to 2018 behind them, and that infectious spirit of optimism has persisted. The extent to which major global equity indices have recovered a substantial portion of their losses […]

Sector focus: Is Mixed Investments the way forward?

While the past 12 months have been difficult for investors, many calls have paid off The Mixed Investment sectors have been hugely popular in recent years. The rise in popularity of multi-asset funds has been phenomenal. As investors seek simpler choices and more transparency with their funds, multi-asset has become an easy route into investing, […]