SimplyBiz has linked up with Buckles in a deal that will see it distribute Buckles’ Snowdonia fund range through its 4,000 IFAs. The Snowdonia suite was launched in October 2004 and has 150m under management across four funds.
Venture capital firm BP Marsh & Partners is set to pay almost 2m for the 22.5 per cent equity stake it has acquired in national IFA firm LEBC.The initial investment is 1.78m with a potential final payment of up to a further 182,250 based on the audited results to May 31, 2007 – a total […]
Schroders has appointed Jonathan Asquith and Massimo Tosato as vicechairmen. Alan Brown takes over as chief investment officer, with head of group finance Stephen Brooks taking over from Asquith as chief financial officer.
Trail commission on Oeics and unit trusts has been paid for a number of years. IFAs typically receive 0.5 per cent of invested funds, with no requirement to do anything to receive this payment.
The insurance industry has been accused of scaring people into buying protection.
Well, it’s been lovely to see a little bit of sunshine, even if it was only a brief appearance. I live in Scotland so, believe me, it was very brief. Of course, with even the tiniest hint of spring, thoughts turn to the inevitable clearout that must take place. And that got me to thinking […]
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Lawyers who represent investors against Berkeley Burke over allegations of mis-sold Sipps estimate more than 1,000 claims could be in the pipeline. The High Court has approved a group litigation order relating to claims against Berkeley Burke Sipp Administration, and those affected have until 23 July 2018 to register to join the group action. It […]
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The FCA continues to engage with the asset management industry on new European regulations as questions remain over how firms should report costs and charges. After over a month since Mifid II and Priips came into force, concerns have been raised on how fund fees, in particular transaction costs, should be calculated under the two […]