The F&C Commercial Property trust, the group’s third, will launch with a diversified portfolio of office blocks, retail outlets and industrial holdings. The launch follows the group’s first two trusts, both branded Isis, trading at a premium to NAV.
I must confess to something of a mis-spent youth. At university, while others toiled their way through the holidays working at the local pub or, better, as highly paid interns at investment banks, I sat at home and whiled away the time watching TV. Months and months passed with the biggest question being: MTV or […]
Network 300 director Chris Batten has extended an olive branch to ex-members in the wrangle over commission. Batten has pulled together the old Group 300 board – except for Gary Blair – to finalise a peace summit with ex-Network 300 members in an attempt to bring an end to the dispute over commission owed. Ex-finance […]
The way centralised investment propositions run today is far from perfect. So where do we go from here? There should be a name for the rule of thumb that says, just as the retail financial services industry reaches some consensus that something should be done a certain way, it all starts falling apart. In fact, […]
A look at the important take-aways from the senior manager regime’s previous implementation for those beginning their own preparations The forthcoming extension of the Senior Managers & Certification Regime represents the next major regulatory change that gets to the heart of a firm’s culture, governance and operational considerations. SM&CR implementation will not be a one-time […]
An Essex man has been jailed for eight years after mis-selling carbon credits to 130 victims in 2012 and 2013 and using the funds to purchase luxury items for himself. City of London Police took on the case from Essex Police, sentencing Sami Raja of Grays, Essex in Southwark Crown Court on Friday. Raja was […]