Simon Hudson-Lund is succeeding Charlie Eppinger as chief executive at International Financial Data Services. Currently chief operating officer, Hudson-Lund joined IFDS in 2003 as managing director.
Midas Capital says its revamped website received 14,460 hits on February 12, the day it announced its merger with Miton Asset Management.
The credit crunch claimed another victim after the stranglehold on Bear Stearns brought an end to the US investment bank’s 85-year independent history.
Standard Life argues that customer-agreed remuneration would negate the role of “commission club” regulated networks.Distribution strategy director Stephen Ingledew says for advisers wanting to be remunerated by CAR and call themselves independent, the attraction of a network is not so obvious.He says: “In order to call yourself independent, you need to adopt CAR. One of […]
One in 10 pension savers will stop or reduce their contributions over the next 12 months due to the current market volatility.Research from private client portfolio manager Brewin Dolphin found that those aged 25 to 34 are most likely to take a break or reduce their pension contributions.Of those surveyed, 5 per cent said they […]
The making of any fund can be seen in how it responds to crises and opportunities. In this short video, Head of Multi Asset at Royal London Asset Management Trevor Greetham outlines how the Royal London Global Multi Asset Portfolios or GMAPs navigated through Brexit and the US election cycle. He also highlights the importance […]
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IFA directors Kevin and Cheryl Neal have been banned from being company directors by the Insolvency Service for six and four years, respectively. The married couple ran the now-defunct Hertfordshire-based Kevin Neal Associates Wealth Management. They were disqualified for taking assets from an insolvent company. The firm had been incorporated to take over the business interests […]
Hartley Pensions has bought the “untainted” assets of the Lifetime Sipp Company, which went into administration earlier this year. An update published today on the website of Lifetime’s administrators Kingston Smith & Partners says Hartley Pensions has also agreed to administer the tainted Sipps held by Lifetime Sipp. The administrator described tainted assets as those where […]