Multi-manager duo Gary Potter and Robert Burdett have joined Thames River with plans to launch a core range of five multi-manager funds on October 1. Potter and Burdett had been on six-month gardening leave following their departure from Credit Suisse.PSigma has recruited former Credit Suisse manager James Abate to set up a large-cap US equity […]
F&C Investments says that although the worst is over, the financial markets will be volatile for the rest of 2007 and there will be some high profile problems in individual companies, sectors and markets.
Exit fees can mean advisers are hit with high and unpredictable costs, but are they justified? Many advisers have been caught out with the unexpected burdens that come with trying to leave a platform, and an increasing number of them are looking into the potential pitfalls that exiting discretionary fund manager services could bring as […]
Invesco has sealed a deal to acquire OppenheimerFunds as the firrm looks to break into the top 10 global investment managers. The deal will see OppenheimerFunds parent Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company sell the asset manager to Invesco, with MassMutual taking a 15.5 per cent stake in Invesco in return. Invesco will manage $1.2trn (£920bn) […]
Advice firm consolidator Newell Palmer has acquired midlands IFA Sense Wealth Management in a deal adding another £35m to its funds under management. The purchase is the 51st acquisition made by Newell Palmer since it began trading in 1993. The £35m is split between around 100 active clients from Sense, who will all transfer over […]