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Neptune to launch global long/short fund

Neptune is to launch a global long/short fund.

Money Marketing understands the fund will be managed by Robin Geffen and is set to launch in the next couple of weeks,

Geffen founded Neptune in May 2002 and manages a raft of funds at the firm including the income, quarterly income and Russia and Greater Russia funds.


Standard suing 12 PI firms over £100m fund risk case

Standard Life is suing 11 professional indemnity insurers after they refused to cover the £100m injection the provider made into the Standard Life pension sterling fund. In January 2009, Money Marketing revealed that Standard had cut the value of the £2.2bn fund, which had 97,000 customers, by 5 per cent. The provider’s marketing material stated […]


Hogarth: Why auto-enrolment is a fantastic opportunity for IFAs

I know this is a phrase that is being bandied around a lot at the moment but the world is changing – the financial world in which we operate, that is. But, as ever, where there is change there is also opportunity and this is no more evident than in the pension sector where auto-enrolment […]

Coventry BS issues €650m covered bond

Coventry Building Society has issued a €650m covered bond. This is Coventry’s inaugural euro-denominated offering, following a sterling-denominated issue in April this year. Initially, the building society aimed for an issue of around €500m but it says a strong response led to a final order book of €750m, although Coventry decided on a total issue […]

Ide becomes chief executive at Old Mutual UK

Old Mutual Asset Managers UK has appointed Julian Ide as chief executive and head of global distribution. Ide takes over from chief investment officer and chief executive Peter Baxter who is leaving the firm to pursue other opportunities. The firm is not appointing a new CIO. Ide joins from BBVA Asset Management where he was […]


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