Wealth Adviser - Daily News http://www.wealthadviser.co/ en ETF industry ETF makes strong trading start http://www.wealthadviser.co/2017/04/24/250962/etf-industry-etf-makes-strong-trading-start <p><em><strong>The first two days of trading for the ETF Industry Exposure &amp; Financial Services ETF (TETF) saw volumes open at 18,000 and increase to 25,000 on the second day.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.wealthadviser.co/2017/04/24/250962/etf-industry-etf-makes-strong-trading-start" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Launches & Fundraising Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:35:19 +0000 beverlychandler 250962 at http://www.wealthadviser.co Hermes appoints head of fixed income http://www.wealthadviser.co/2017/04/24/250961/hermes-appoints-head-fixed-income <p><em><strong>Hermes Investment Management has appointed Andrew Jackson as head of fixed income, reporting to Eoin Murray, head of investment.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.wealthadviser.co/2017/04/24/250961/hermes-appoints-head-fixed-income" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Moves & Appointments Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:27:20 +0000 Emily.Perryman 250961 at http://www.wealthadviser.co Tilney adds financial planner in Bristol http://www.wealthadviser.co/2017/04/24/250960/tilney-adds-financial-planner-bristol <p><em><strong>UK investment management and financial planning group Tilney has continued with its recruitment drive with the addition of Darren Steadman as a financial planner.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.wealthadviser.co/2017/04/24/250960/tilney-adds-financial-planner-bristol" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Moves & Appointments Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:25:15 +0000 Emily.Perryman 250960 at http://www.wealthadviser.co EQ in inaugural FT1000 of Europe’s Fastest Growing Companies http://www.wealthadviser.co/2017/04/24/250935/eq-inaugural-ft1000-europe%E2%80%99s-fastest-growing-companies <p><em><strong>EQ Investors, the boutique wealth manager led by John Spiers, has been named among the fastest growing companies in Europe, in a new report compiled by The Financial Times.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.wealthadviser.co/2017/04/24/250935/eq-inaugural-ft1000-europe%E2%80%99s-fastest-growing-companies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Companies Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:01:52 +0000 Emily.Perryman 250935 at http://www.wealthadviser.co ETF Securities forecasts tightening of spreads as French election unfolds http://www.wealthadviser.co/2017/04/24/250920/etf-securities-forecasts-tightening-spreads-french-election-unfolds <p><em><strong>Commenting on Emmanuel Macron&rsquo;s strong showing in the first round of voting in the French election and its effect on the French market, Morgane Delledonne, Fixed Income Strategist at ETF Securities, says: &ldquo;The French OAT- German Bund yield spreads tighten by 16bps as market&rsquo;s pricing in the likely outcome of Macron winning the elections as many French political leaders now support him in an effort to block the Far-right Le Pen.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.wealthadviser.co/2017/04/24/250920/etf-securities-forecasts-tightening-spreads-french-election-unfolds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Mon, 24 Apr 2017 08:06:44 +0000 beverlychandler 250920 at http://www.wealthadviser.co LOGiQ makes appointments to board of directors http://www.wealthadviser.co/2017/04/24/250915/logiq-makes-appointments-board-directors <p><em><strong>LOGiQ Asset Management has appointed Colleen McMorrow and the Honourable Joe Oliver to its board of directors, effective 21 April 2017.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.wealthadviser.co/2017/04/24/250915/logiq-makes-appointments-board-directors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Moves & Appointments Mon, 24 Apr 2017 07:48:57 +0000 Emily.Perryman 250915 at http://www.wealthadviser.co GFM FundTech 2017 Awards - Voting now open http://www.wealthadviser.co/2017/02/23/248985/gfm-fundtech-2017-awards-voting-now-open <p><em><strong>From risk management to regulatory reporting and trading and execution to cybersecurity and compliance, technology is playing an increasingly crucial role in the investment and asset management space. And at GFM, we want to salute the key players who are delivering outstanding tech-based products and services to the industry with the new GFM FundTech Awards.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.wealthadviser.co/2017/02/23/248985/gfm-fundtech-2017-awards-voting-now-open" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 24 Apr 2017 07:33:37 +0000 mkitchen 248985 at http://www.wealthadviser.co Kaizen’s regulatory reporting service wins Queen’s Award for Enterprise http://www.wealthadviser.co/2017/04/21/250910/kaizen%E2%80%99s-regulatory-reporting-service-wins-queen%E2%80%99s-award-enterprise <p><em><strong>Kaizen Reporting, a provider of a regulatory reporting service for financial firms, has won a Queen&rsquo;s Award for Enterprise, the highest accolade in UK business.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.wealthadviser.co/2017/04/21/250910/kaizen%E2%80%99s-regulatory-reporting-service-wins-queen%E2%80%99s-award-enterprise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Companies Compliance Fri, 21 Apr 2017 13:45:59 +0000 Emily.Perryman 250910 at http://www.wealthadviser.co Charles Stanley reports 5.7 per cent increase in FUM in first three months of 2017 http://www.wealthadviser.co/2017/04/21/250892/charles-stanley-reports-57-cent-increase-fum-q1 <p><em><strong>Charles Stanley Group has seen an increase in funds under management (FUM) of 5.7 per cent in the first quarter of 2017, according to the company&rsquo;s latest trading update for the fourth quarter and financial year ended 31 March 2017.&nbsp;</strong></em>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.wealthadviser.co/2017/04/21/250892/charles-stanley-reports-57-cent-increase-fum-q1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Companies Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:00:09 +0000 Emily.Perryman 250892 at http://www.wealthadviser.co Philanthropic knowledge ‘can help wealth managers boost AUM’ http://www.wealthadviser.co/2017/04/21/250891/philanthropic-knowledge-%E2%80%98can-help-wealth-managers-boost-aum%E2%80%99 <p><em><strong>Philanthropic knowledge, recommendations and guidance around private foundations and donor-advised funds (DAFs) can help wealth managers increase their assets under management (AUM), according to a survey by Foundation Source.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.wealthadviser.co/2017/04/21/250891/philanthropic-knowledge-%E2%80%98can-help-wealth-managers-boost-aum%E2%80%99" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wealth Surveys & research Fri, 21 Apr 2017 08:58:57 +0000 Emily.Perryman 250891 at http://www.wealthadviser.co IFC and Amundi create largest emerging market green bond fund http://www.wealthadviser.co/2017/04/21/250877/ifc-and-amundi-create-largest-emerging-market-green-bond-fund <p>IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and Amundi have created the largest green-bond fund dedicated to emerging markets&mdash;a USD2 billion initiative that aims to deepen local capital markets and e</p> <p><a href="http://www.wealthadviser.co/2017/04/21/250877/ifc-and-amundi-create-largest-emerging-market-green-bond-fund" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commodities & Resources Funds Launches & Fundraising Ethical and Sustainable Investing Fri, 21 Apr 2017 08:18:05 +0000 beverlychandler 250877 at http://www.wealthadviser.co ETF offering exposure to ETF industry launched http://www.wealthadviser.co/2017/04/20/250875/etf-offering-exposure-etf-industry-launched <p><em><strong>The ETF Industry Exposure &amp; Financial Services ETF (TETF) begins trading on April 20, 2017, designed to provide investors with a single point of access to the companies driving and participating in the growth of the ETF industry.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.wealthadviser.co/2017/04/20/250875/etf-offering-exposure-etf-industry-launched" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Launches & Fundraising Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:17:40 +0000 beverlychandler 250875 at http://www.wealthadviser.co UBS reduces TER on Barclays TIPS ETF http://www.wealthadviser.co/2017/04/20/250839/ubs-reduces-ter-barclays-tips-etf <p><em><strong>UBS Asset Management has reduced the TER on the UBS ETF Barclays TIPS 1-10 UCITS ETF with the new pricing effective from 1st of April 2017.<br /> The initiative sees the TER for the unhedged share class fall from 0.20 per cent to 0.15 per cent while the currency hedged shares classes are reduced from 0.25 per cent to 0.20 per cent.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.wealthadviser.co/2017/04/20/250839/ubs-reduces-ter-barclays-tips-etf" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:35:26 +0000 beverlychandler 250839 at http://www.wealthadviser.co VCTs close financial year with near record high http://www.wealthadviser.co/2017/04/20/250874/vcts-close-financial-year-near-record-high <p><em><strong>The 2016/17 financial year is the second most successful on record for the UK venture capital trust (VCT) market with a total of 18 funds coming to market and raising over GBP500 million, a total bettered only in 2004 when VCTs raised GBP779 million.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.wealthadviser.co/2017/04/20/250874/vcts-close-financial-year-near-record-high" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Venture Capital Thu, 20 Apr 2017 12:27:51 +0000 Emily.Perryman 250874 at http://www.wealthadviser.co Employers expect LISA to transform workplace savings http://www.wealthadviser.co/2017/04/20/250853/employers-expect-lisa-transform-workplace-savings <p><em><strong>Seventy per cent of large employers are considering offering a Lifetime ISA (LISA) or Workplace ISA (WISA) through the workplace within the next five years, according to a survey by Willis Towers Watson.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.wealthadviser.co/2017/04/20/250853/employers-expect-lisa-transform-workplace-savings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Surveys & research Thu, 20 Apr 2017 09:25:48 +0000 Emily.Perryman 250853 at http://www.wealthadviser.co Citi Private Bank makes appointments in Asia Pacific http://www.wealthadviser.co/2017/04/20/250852/citi-private-bank-makes-appointments-asia-pacific <p><em><strong>Citi Private Bank has appointed Roger Bacon as head of investments for Asia Pacific and Adam Proctor as head of managed investments and advisory for Asia Pacific.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.wealthadviser.co/2017/04/20/250852/citi-private-bank-makes-appointments-asia-pacific" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Moves & Appointments Thu, 20 Apr 2017 09:24:07 +0000 Emily.Perryman 250852 at http://www.wealthadviser.co VanEck launches local currency bond ETF http://www.wealthadviser.co/2017/04/20/250838/vaneck-launches-local-currency-bond-etf <p><em><strong>VanEck Investments has launched the VanEck Vectors JP Morgan EM Local Currency Bond UCITS ETF in Europe.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.wealthadviser.co/2017/04/20/250838/vaneck-launches-local-currency-bond-etf" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Launches & Fundraising Thu, 20 Apr 2017 08:27:41 +0000 beverlychandler 250838 at http://www.wealthadviser.co Lombard International launches bespoke solution for M Financial Group http://www.wealthadviser.co/2017/04/20/250836/lombard-international-launches-bespoke-solution-m-financial-group <p><em><strong>Lombard International, a provider of wealth-structuring solutions for the high net worth market, has launched a private placement variable annuity solution, named M PPVA, exclusively for M Financial Group and its member firms.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.wealthadviser.co/2017/04/20/250836/lombard-international-launches-bespoke-solution-m-financial-group" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wealth Thu, 20 Apr 2017 08:25:07 +0000 Emily.Perryman 250836 at http://www.wealthadviser.co Conway gains operational control of Guggenheim Alternatives Platform http://www.wealthadviser.co/2017/04/20/250834/conway-gains-operational-control-guggenheim-alternatives-platform <p><em><strong>Conway Investment Research has acquired operational control of the Guggenheim Alternatives Platform from GP Feeder Fund Management.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.wealthadviser.co/2017/04/20/250834/conway-gains-operational-control-guggenheim-alternatives-platform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Acquisitions Thu, 20 Apr 2017 08:13:35 +0000 Emily.Perryman 250834 at http://www.wealthadviser.co Nuveen enhances target-date fund offering with direct real estate allocation http://www.wealthadviser.co/2017/04/20/250830/nuveen-enhances-target-date-fund-offering-direct-real-estate-allocation <p><em><strong>Nuveen has added direct real estate investments as part of the allocation in its target-date fund series, the TIAA-CREF Lifecycle Funds.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.wealthadviser.co/2017/04/20/250830/nuveen-enhances-target-date-fund-offering-direct-real-estate-allocation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Real Estate Thu, 20 Apr 2017 08:03:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 250830 at http://www.wealthadviser.co