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GAM – GAM Star Absolute Global Emerging Markets Fund

GAM – GAM Star Absolute Global Emerging Markets Fund

Type: Offshore Oeic

Aim: Growth by taking long positions in emerging market equities and short positions using derivatives

Minimum investment: Lump sum $10,000 or currency equivalent

Place of registration: Dublin

Charges: Initial up to 5%, annual 1.35% plus 0.15% admin fee, performance fee 20%

Commission: Subject to negotiation

Tel: 0800 919 927


F&C UK retail funds to take Thames River brand

F&C Investments is rebranding its UK retail range to Thames River following the merger of the two companies. F&C is to retain the F&C brand for the UK institutional side and switch to F&C Thames River in the rest of Europe.

According to Jason Hollands, director of corporate affairs at F&C, Thames River will still be […]

Tough get going

During the quiet month of August, appetite for news on the housing market has not let up despite most property owners now holding an asset that has fallen in value. With such an intense demand for information, it is important to ensure the commentary and underlying data are correct. So the recent publication of product […]

Multi-tie Openwork buys 2plan to add IFA option

Openwork is to acquire 2plan Wealth Management in a bid to build its whole of market IFA capability ahead of the RDR. The deal, which is subject to regulatory approval, will see the multi-tied network buy 100 per cent of 2plan, which has 205 advisers. Openwork chief executive Martin Davis says he would like the […]

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Fit for Work: guidance for employers published

On Friday, the Department for Work and Pensions published its guidance for employers on using the new Fit for Work (FfW) service to help ill employees return to the workplace. It also includes more details on the tax exemption for medical interventions that commenced on 1 January 2015.


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