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John P Fraunces, Jr named co-portfolio manager of Turner Global Medical Sciences Fund

Fri, 27/03/2015 - 19:00

John P Fraunces, Jr has been named Co-Portfolio Manager of Turner Investments Global Medical Sciences strategies, bolstering the firm’s healthcare sector investment team.  »

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RBS sells private banking and wealth management business

Fri, 27/03/2015 - 16:08

The Royal Bank of Scotland Group (RBS) is selling its internationally managed Private Banking and Wealth Management business to Union Bancaire Privée UBP SA (UBP). »

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UK advisers taking on responsibility for pension transfer business from overseas advisers

Fri, 27/03/2015 - 16:00

A significant number of overseas advisers have taken steps to link up with UK advisers in preparation for the new pension changes, a survey by Old Mutual International reveals. »

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Russell Investments adds Eidelman to team of investment strategists

Fri, 27/03/2015 - 14:30

Russell Investments has appointed Paul Eitelman to the firm’s global team of investment strategists, whose research and views help guide the firm’s multi-asset portfolios and services for institutional and retail investors.  »

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iCapital Network hires Hannah Shaw Grove as Chief Marketing Officer

Fri, 27/03/2015 - 12:30

iCapital Network, an online marketplace providing qualified investors and their advisors with access to private equity fund managers, has hired Hannah Shaw Grove as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer.  »

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Duty of care means clients are advised not to buy the Lamborghini quite yet

Fri, 27/03/2015 - 09:05

The pension reforms that will happen on 6th April allow individuals to release their capital from their pension pots once they reach 55.   »

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Mooney Lyons launches integrated wealth management platform for retirement planning

Fri, 27/03/2015 - 09:00

Mooney Lyons, a wealth management firm specialising in retirement income planning, has launched a five-step process called The Integrated Wealth Model.  »

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QROPS changes create inconsistencies but opportunities still exist

Fri, 27/03/2015 - 06:00

The recent Statutory Instrument has confirmed QROPS (Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes) will temporarily be unable to benefit from the full UK pension flexibilities. However, this does not apply to all QROPS.  »

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EM growth to bottom out in second half, says ING IM

Thu, 26/03/2015 - 16:30

After five years of growth adjustment, the risks look more balanced now within the emerging markets, according to Maarten-Jan Bakkum, Senior Emerging Market Strategist at ING Investment Management (ING IM). »

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O'Shaughnessy Asset Management expands Portfolio Management Team

Thu, 26/03/2015 - 13:00

O’Shaughnessy Asset Management (OSAM), a quantitative money management firm with approximately USD7 billion in assets under management, has expanded its portfolio management team. »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: The Bahamas – How it continues to evolve its funds industry

The Bahamas is taking steps to raise its profile as an attractive funds centre, continuing to build out the popular SMART Fund model template to provide a range of solutions for investment managers, plus its new ICON structure designed to appeal specifically to Brazilian investment managers and advisers.... »

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State Street Global Markets – Fund Connect

This Special Report unveils the ways in which State Street Global Markets' Fund Connect ETF platform is bringing new levels of efficiency to the the ETF marketplace, and includes expert comment from the perspective of an AP.... »

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Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

Tue, 24/02/2015 - 19:14

New regulations are allowing hedge fund managers and institutional investors to take advantage of fresh opportunities in the Swiss market, from innovative new fund platforms to new fund strategies and structures that provide significant portfolio diversification opportunities... »

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Richard Hoey, BNY Mellon

Global gross domestic product (GDP) growth should accelerate somewhat in 2015 and 2016 from the pace of the last three years because of much lower oil prices, the avoidance of special drags on the world economy, and continuing easy monetary policies from global central banks, according to  BNY Mellon Chief Economist Richard Hoey. Hoey (pictured) made the comments in his February outlook.  ... »

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