Scottish Equitable head of defined-benefit sales Andy Fail has joined Cofunds as head of product. He will help drive Cofunds’ push into life and pensions.
Standard Life will not begin actively managing its wrap until early next year with its sales push focusing on its new FundZone platform in the short term, Money Marketing understands.Around 100 IFA firms are thought to be using the wrap, which Standard says will be made available to the wider market after the new year.There […]
AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) today announces the appointment of Martin Hall as head of AXA IM UK.
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The Government has given sellers an extra two months’ leeway on home information packs.The final regulations were confirmed last week and allow sellers until December 31 to produce a Hip for their property if it is on the market before June 1 when the regime comes into force.Originally, properties on the market before June 1 […]
Simon Edelsten, manager of the Artemis Global Select Fund, examines the long-term trends that they have exploited since the fund’s launch five years ago. Looking ahead, he explains the stock-specific opportunities the team are finding. Click here for full article
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