Aviva is switching its adviser platform to FNZ from the Bravura-backed Genpac offering. The announcement confirms plans first revealed by Money Marketing in July last year. Aviva expects to complete the transition in the first half of 2017, and say it will be communicating with advisers to minimise disruption. It brings the provider’s advisers on […]
Technical Connection joint managing director Tony Wickenden has vowed the acquisition by St James’s Place will not challenge the technical support firm’s integrity. Money Marketing revealed SJP’s deal to buy Technical Connection for an undisclosed sum earlier this morning. Speaking to Money Marketing and setting out the rationale behind the deal, Wickenden says: “It was […]
Equity income is the sector to be in for Hargreaves Lansdown chief investment officer Lee Gardhouse despite market volatility, the looming EU referendum and recession fears. He says: “Equity income is the most attractive part of the market, but we are not going through the end of the world and we’ll see more company profits […]
Neil Woodford has admitted it is difficult to assure staff and clients that a fund is sustainable beyond one individual in a discussion about star manager culture. His former employer Invesco Perpetual saw £5bn in outflows in the year following his departure in 2014. He now runs the Woodford Equity Income fund and the Woodford […]
Dr. Andrew Lo, Founder and Chief Investment Strategist at AlphaSimplex, discusses how the firm takes into account human behaviour when constructing their portfolio, specifically by embedding the idea of volatility targeting in all of their strategies.
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