“Size 8 boots and size 12 leotard! I’m there!”Linstock Communications consultant Tony Cox signs up to host a special edition of Money Marketing TV “Discocise – Get fit with Tony” during a spin on the dance floor at Tiger Tiger. “I’m not allowed to operate any machinery like cars or motorbikes, but I am in […]
Former Royal Bank of Scotland executive director and Global Markets chairman Johnny Cameron has agreed with the FSA that he will not perform any significant influence function or undertake any further full time employment in the financial services industry.
Schroders income fund managers Nick Purves and Ian Lance have quit the firm to join investment boutique RWC Partners. Schroders has appointed Kevin Murphy and Nick Kirrage as co-managers on the fund. They will also manage the income component on the £633m UK income maximiser, which was also run by Purves and Lance. The Schroder […]
Thomas Smith, manager of the Neptune Latin America Fund Latin American equities have performed strongly so far in 2016, returning 27 per cent in sterling terms. Much of this move has been driven by newsflow from Brazil, with markets reacting positively to the government voting to impeach President Dilma Rousseff and on the hope of […]
Almary Green, the advice firm led by industry veteran Carl Lamb, is in sale talks with Smith and Pinching Financial Services, Money Marketing understands. One source tells Money Marketing Almary Green staff have visited the Smith and Pinching offices, and that there have been discussions around a merged firm being floated on AIM. The Norwich-based […]
A weekly account of the curious goings-on in the world of financial services Locked out While WSJ correspondents were kept very busy at Money Marketing Interactive in Harrogate last week, there was still plenty of time spent in the bar with industry friends. So came about the story of Aegon director of new business, Martin […]
The FCA is analysing information from 40 firms about their adviser recruitment processes and what quality checks are in place on the advice they give. Earlier this year, Money Marketing revealed that the FCA sent letters to a sample of firms asking about training, competence and hiring records for staff. A Freedom of Information Act request […]