View more on these topics

NUIF appoints managing director

Norwich Union has appointed Gerard Quirke as managing director for its investment funds division NUIF.

Quirke was previously managing director, global services at Invesco. Following Invesco acquisition of LGT Asset Management Quirke co-ordinated the European integration of two groups.

Prior to LGT he was finance director at Framlington.

NU&#39s chief executive Philip Scott says: &#34Gerard has a proven track record in managing successful retail investment management businesses.

&#34As managing director, he will act as champion of the business, boosting our identity both internally and externally by articulating strategy, developing the vision and values of our business.&#34


Eurolife launches fixed income Isa

Eurolife is launching an Isa offering a a choice of either fixed income or capital growth.The Extra Income & Growth Isa pays investors 8 per cent a year over a four year term.Alternatively investors looking to build up capital can select the growth option which pays 33 per cent at the end of the four […]

Virgin Direct calls for voluntary benchmarks on stakeholder

Virgin Direct is calling on the Government to introduce voluntary benchmarks for stakeholder pensions, claiming there is no excuse for any delay.The move is Virgin&#39s in response to Government&#39s latest consultation paper on stakeholder pensions.In its reply to the paper, Virgin welcomes the Government&#39s decision of &#39sticking to its guns&#39 over the 1 per cent […]

Towry Law admits to talks with rivals

Towry Law chief executive Douglas Black has admitted the company is in &#39gentle talks&#39 with rival IFA firms, according to today&#39s Financial Times.The Black says he wishes to continue the firms expansion programme and has £50m in the kitty for acquisitions.The recruitment drive has seen Towry Law enhance its saleforce with the addition of 50 […]

US company in move to wrest Swiss Re&#39s hold on reinsurance

Swiss Re&#39s dominance of the UK reinsurance market is to be challenged byworld top five player Reinsurance Group of America.RGA says it wants to hook up with “aggressive” life companies such asPrudential if its application for a trading licence is successful and seesIFAs as an essential part of the business chain.The licence is due to […]


News and expert analysis straight to your inbox

Sign up


    Leave a comment


    Why register with Money Marketing ?

    Providing trusted insight for professional advisers. Since 1985 Money Marketing has helped promote and analyse the financial adviser community in the UK and continues to be the trusted industry brand for independent insight and advice.

    News & analysis delivered directly to your inbox
    Register today to receive our range of news alerts including daily and weekly briefings

    Money Marketing Events
    Be the first to hear about our industry leading conferences, awards, roundtables and more.

    Research and insight
    Take part in and see the results of Money Marketing's flagship investigations into industry trends.

    Have your say
    Only registered users can post comments. As the voice of the adviser community, our content generates robust debate. Sign up today and make your voice heard.

    Register now

    Having problems?

    Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3712

    Lines are open Monday to Friday 9:00am -5.00pm