Former BlackRock fund manager Gavin Corr is joining Thames River affiliate Nevsky Capital. Thames River is planning to launch two funds, including a European equity portfolio for Corr, who joins in September.
Thames River is looking at launching a fettered multi-asset fund of funds involving Gary Potter and Robert Burdett when they join in August.The fund would blend a range of in-house funds including long-only, hedge fund, property and fixed-interest portfolios.Investment director Michael Warren says the fund would also raise the profile of the group’s existing product […]
Former Scottish Amicable strategic planning principal John Swinney has been confirmed as cabinet secretary for finance and sustainable growth in the Scottish Parliament.Swinney will head up the new department created in the major restructuring of the Parliament that took place after first minister Alex Salmond was sworn in today. There had been some speculation that […]
Advisers are being called on to embrace the Association of British Insurers’ proposal to move to factory gate pricing as a way of adding more value to their businesses and improving the industry’s reputation.Speaking to a packed audience at Money Marketing Live in London last week, Royal London chief executive Mike Yardley said he believes […]
Trigold has unveiled the lenders and master brokers who are part of the new Secured Sourcing module to be launched to Trigold subscribers. The list of lenders will offer Trigold users direct access to secured loans from the prospector AAA sourcing system. Trigold chief executive Bill Safran hailed the launch of Secured Sourcing as an […]
Sentiment towards emerging markets is improving. Simon Edelsten, manager of the Artemis Global Select Fund, analyses if this a good time to buy back in or whether valuations are still too high? Click here for full article
Adviser trade body Pimfa has called on the government to go forward with the pensions dashboard as rumours swirl that ministers are considering abandoning the idea. Pimfa’s call comes after reports claim work and pensions secretary Esther McVey believes that the pensions dashboard would be a distraction to rolling out universal credit and so should […]
The Money Advice Service will soon be superseded by a new public financial guidance body, rolling it into Pension Wise and The Pensions Advisory Service. Money Marketing looks at some of the key stats for the organisation ahead of the transition.
The year so far has been full of manager and senior staff moves. Earlier this month, eight senior staff at Standard Life Aberdeen left to go to Aviva Investors, to join former Standard Life Investments equities head David Cumming. With moves like this in mind, is a management team or sole manager the better choice? […]