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IMA today releases white paper on asset ‘pooling’

The Investment Management Association has today published a white paper on asset ‘pooling’ entitled “Pooling – how can fund managers respond efficiently to different investor needs”.

This is the second of the IMA’s reports on barriers into European cross-border business.

It identifies the obstacles to allowing fund managers to offer local funds, running them as if they were one single fund.

This report will support many issues around pooling as identified in the EC’s green paper on asset management released two weeks ago.

The first paper, released in June, looked at fund registration issues, and a third report, expected later this year will investigate mergers.


BIBA launches conflict investigation service for members

The British Insurance Brokers Association is today launching a conflict investigation service for members helping them identify potential conflicts of interest and ways to review their procedures accordingly.BIBA will ensure brokers they are compliant with FSA regulations and the service will be delivered by law firms OConners LLP and Steeles (law) LLP, selected for their […]

Assetz tracks home yields for investors

Assetz claims that it has produced the first property investment tracking device to monitor rental returns and capital gains in the UK and overseas markets. The property investment specialist company says the tracker assesses projected returns and risks associated with investing in property in a range of sectors. The sectors tracked are UK student, UK […]

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Derbyshire Building Society has long shown a commitment to the intermediary market since Tony Capon took over the adviser channel some five years ago.

Indian market rallies as Modi's popularity strengthens

Kunal Desai, manager of the Neptune India Fund, comments on the implications of the BJP’s historic election win in India’s most populous state, Uttar Pradesh. Read the full article here Important Information – for investment professionals only. Not for retail clients.  Investment risks  The Neptune India Fund may have a high volatility rating and past […]


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