Martin Currie acquires ex-GAM star’s $167m Japan fund

Martin Currie has hired ex-GAM manager Paul Kirkby and will acquire his $167m Japan long-short fund. Kirkby and some of his team from boutique PK Investment Management will join Martin Currie and, subject to regulatory approval, the asset manager will acquire his Cayman-domiciled Japan long-short fund. Kirkby will lead the Martin Currie Japan long/short investment offering alongside […]


Charles Stanley boosts profits 200% in business turnaround

Charles Stanley has increased pre-tax profit by 200 per cent to £3m, having turned around its declining profits. The group has made a start on its three to five-year turnaround plan announced in its previous results. It has boosted profit before tax to £3m in the six months to the end of September for its core […]


Royal London hires for multi-asset launch

Royal London Asset Management has hired a former Fidelity analyst as the asset manager prepares to launch a multi-asset fund range. Hiroki Hashimoto joins Royal London as a senior quantitative analyst and will be working on tactical asset allocation and portfolio modelling within the company’s multi-asset team. Hashimoto previously worked in the fixed income and […]


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