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Perry Thomas leaves RGA

RGA head of UK business Perry Thomas has left the reinsurer with immediate effect.

The role will be filled by Enda Murphy, who currently heads up the international business based in Dublin.

Thomas, who had been at RGA for nine years, has not revealed where he is going.


The Reit generation

One year into the UK Reits regime, many of the property companies which converted to Reits in January 2007 are publishing annual results or quarterly updates.

Who holds the watchdog’s leash?

The Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 provided for the FSA to establish an ombudsman scheme under which disputes relating to financial services would “be resolved quickly and with minimum of formality by an independent person”. The Financial Ombudsman Service was established to operate that scheme.

Call in the funding specialists

Specialist funding experts, such as HBOS mortgages chief operating officer Phil Jenks, are needed to help the Government’s credit crunch working party, says Hamptons managing director Jonathan Cornell.

Neptune launches Japan Institutional Fund

By Chris Taylor, Investment Director, Head of Research Neptune is excited to announce the launch of the Japan Institutional Fund on 22 June, having disclosed to the market in March its intention to offer the product. The Fund will be managed by the highly-regarded Chris Taylor, Head of Research and manager of the long-running Japan Opportunities Fund. It will invest in the same underlying stocks as the Japan […]


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