UK Financial Investments head of market investments John Compton has quit. He joined UKFI in November 2008 from Merrill Lynch.
Charles Stanley has appointed Andrew Atkins as head of new fund sales and distribution.
It is interesting and indeed surprising to note how little attention appears to be given to the impact that the RDR proposals will have on investment platforms and their ability to continue to be of much use to investment professionals after 2012.
Type: Oeic fund of funds Aim: Growth by investing globally in equities, absolute return funds, funds of hedge funds, commodities, commercial property, fixed income, private equity and cash Minimum investment: Lump sum £1,000 Investment split: 40% equities, 24% absolute return strategies/funds of hedge funds, 14% property, 10% commodities, 6% fixed income, 5% private equity, 1% […]
Swip has created the multi-manager optimal multi-asset fund of funds which the company says will provide a new interpretation of what a balanced managed fund should be.
Jelf Employee Benefits focuses on Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) and what this means for businesses with operations in West Africa. This will be of particular interest to those with employees either travelling to, or living within, West Africa, the area affected by the most catastrophic outbreak of Ebola to date.
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