View more on these topics

Investec Wealth & Investment appoints London head

General-Business-People-Hire-Appointment-700x450.jpgInvestec Wealth & Investment has appointed Louise Hall to head up the firm’s London office.

Hall replaces David Bulteel, who has been promoted to lead IW&I’s international division.

Having joined IW&I as a graduate trainee in 1989, Hall has overseen the firm’s specialist charities and not-for-profit division since 2004, during which time it has grown to manage £2.8bn in charities’ assets. Hall will continue to provide investment management and strategic advice for these clients.

Jonathan Wragg, IW&I chief executive, says: “In addition to playing an instrumental role in expanding our charities division, Louise has been a highly regarded member of our senior management team in London for many years and is ideally suited to take over the leadership of our largest office.

“My sincere thanks go to David Bulteel for his tremendous contribution to the growth of the London team. I have every confidence that he will bring the same level of success to our international division.”

Hall adds: “I am excited by this opportunity to lead the London office and look forward to working closely with my colleagues across the business to ensure we continue to deliver the highest level of service and investment management expertise to our clients.”



Axa pulls capital guarantee products from UK

Axa has stopped selling its capital guarantee products in the UK, citing regulation around unit-linked investments as one of the reasons behind the move. Axa confirmed it would pull its Secure Advantage and Secure Advantage+ products in email to advisers yesterday. Existing policy holders will get to keep their guarantees. For new business where an illustration has already been run, […]

Stephanie Flanders 700 x 450

Stephanie Flanders: The world is still looking for a Plan B

The UK will be living the consequences of Brexit for years to come – yet the rest of the world seems to have moved on. At least that is the conclusion you would draw when observing recent moves in global stock markets. That said, there is no getting away from the fact the global recovery […]


News and expert analysis straight to your inbox

Sign up


    Leave a comment