Spotlight on DFMs: Charles Stanley talks bespoke deals and perfect partners

Money Marketing recently hosted an expert panel debate on the future of DFMs. We caught up with Charles Stanley senior investment manager Louis Coke after the discussion to take a deeper dive into getting bespoke deals right and what advisers should look for in their perfect partner.

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RBS looks to cut govt holding in £1.4bn share buyback

Royal Bank of Scotland is lining up a cut to the government’s stake in the bank by buying up to £1.4bn worth of shares from the Treasury. The government currently holds a just over 62 per cent stake in the bank. The Guardian reports that RBS is seeking shareholder approval to buy up to a […]


Nic Cicutti: Adviser trade bodies are risking irrelevancy

The trade body must spell out the kind of fast, aggressive, targeted regulation the industry needs It seems hard to imagine but this month marks 27 years since I started writing for Money Marketing. I still remember my first front page scoop: the merger of two financial adviser trade bodies into a single entity – […]


Standard Life Aberdeen continues share buyback

Standard Life Aberdeen has continued to buy back shares from investors following the sale of its life arm to Phoenix last year. A stock exchange announcement this morning shows it purchased 962,182 ordinary shares yesterday (11 February) at an average 247p. This follows daily transactions since the announcement last summer for a £175m first tranche of […]


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