Britannic Asset Management has set up the Cartesian boutique run by the former SVM managers David Stevenson and Andrew Kelly. Its UK opportunities fund will hold 30 to 60 high-conviction stocks with a bias to mid-and small caps.
Skandia Investment Management is launching an Isable property vehicle to be run by ING Real Estate. The Skandia Property Fund, to be run by ING’s Nigel Pickup, will invest in a total of 25 holdings with the 10 largest positions accounting for 70 per cent of the portfolio. The 260m fund was orignially run as […]
The IFA Defence Union is looking to shed its militant tag with a rebrand and increased focus on training. Evan Owen plans to change the name to the IFA Defence and Development Union. Owen, who has consistently argued that the financial services regulatory regime violates EU human rights law, says he is looking to quash […]
Insurers overall performance has improved but there are still issues to be addressed with flexibility and underwriting according to the British Insurance Brokers Association.Speed of issue of policy documents and accuracy of paperwork were some of the issues highlighted in Bibas tenth annual survey among 440 personal and 582 commercial brokers.When policies are inaccurate brokers […]
Our client leads the global market in high-tech electronics manufacturing and digital media. The trustees of the company’s final salary pension scheme insure death-in-service lump sum and dependants’ pension death benefits for active employees, as well as dependants’ pension benefits for deferred members (those who have left service).
Ahead of his workshop of market volatility at the Money Marketing Interactive conference next month, Tavistock’s Connor Stewart answers the big questions on central bank policy and how to cope when the downturn hits Are investors diversified enough for when the bear market hits? Financial markets move in cycles and we are approaching the end […]
Investing time in building a team is the smartest way run a business even if you are keeping it small We advisers are a fiercely independent bunch. We all have our ways of working and generally we don’t take too kindly others telling us what to do. That said, I’m known to raise my head […]
Investor sentiment has been knocked by the prospect of a no-deal Brexit, a poll from Interactive Investor shows. The survey – of 404 savers at the beginning of August – shows 41 per cent say they have an investment strategy in place and are sticking to it despite the ongoing uncertainty surrounding the UK’s exit […]