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Widows peek

Members of the industry were recently invited to an event held by Scottish Widows at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London to meet the Widows to mark the 20th anniversary of the cloaked icon.

As protection marketing manager Nick Kirwan introduced Amanda Lamb, the Widow who was recently replaced by Hayley Hunt, he pointed out that this was the first time that any of the Widows were allowed to speak. “Oh yes, we talk and eat and everything” replied Lamb. Investment hack extraordinaire Kieron Root (above) is appearing as Topol in Fiddler On The Roof. However, the Diary believes that Kieron might be better off calling it Beard On The Roof, given his enormous facial adornment which he has let sprout for the part.


Strike up the Bland

Invesco Perpetual PR Jane Bland has fended off many a tricky press call and is a dab hand at playing gatekeeper for Henley’s resident investment guru Neil Woodford.But even she has never before had to deal with an impatient CNBC news hack demanding an interview with Anthony Bolton. Between fits of laughter, Bland’s response to […]

Seeking quality in uncertain markets

By Ewan McAlpine, Senior Client Portfolio Manager In uncertain times, investors naturally seek safety. But in fixed income markets, what does that really mean? Ewan McAlpine outlines the approach RLAM’s Fixed Income Team will be adopting across its credit funds in response to potentially volatile markets this year. Click here for full article


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