The group plans a summer launch for the European Special Situations fund, which will be managed by Richard Pease. The fund will be a smaller and more nimble version of Pease’s existing £476.5m New Star European Growth fund.
Working as an adviser today can sometimes feel a bit like being a mildly eccentric single woman living sometime in the 17th Century. By this I mean that there is a significant chance you’ll be unfairly accused, tried and punished for practices that very rarely go on. The only saving grace today is that when found innocent nowadays it’s only the industry’s reputation that’s ‘burned at the stake’.
By Mark Martin & Holly Cassell, Neptune UK Equities As investors continue to digest the UK electorate’s vote to leave the EU, Neptune’s Mark Martin and Holly Cassell explain why they believe housebuilders remain dangerously overvalued Click here to view full article Important information Investment risks Neptune funds may have a high historic volatility rating and […]
Fund managers with a solid investment philosophy can identify their edge and the environment in which they will flourish My last column highlighted the weakness in relying on past performance in fund selection (weakness is putting it politely). I then provided an overview of some of the more qualitative factors advisers should consider when analysing […]
Sometimes plans gets derailed and you must prepare your clients for that More people than ever are surviving into their 90s and beyond, many with complex medical issues to deal with. Most advisers around my age will have a number of clients also of a similar age, where their own children are now independent financially […]
Data from the Office for National Statistics show that UK property prices grew 1.2 per cent from June to July, giving a nationwide average house price of £231,422. On an annual basis this figure stands at 3.1 per cent, down from last month’s growth of 3.2 per cent, and is the lowest annual rate since […]