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Steve Bolton

HMOs for UK working professionals outperform standard BTL investments by 40 per cent from 2010-14

Sat, 04/07/2015 - 01:00

Total returns for houses in multiple occupation (HMOs) rented to young professionals and key workers outperformed standard single occupancy buy-to-let (BTL) investments, equities, gilts, commercial property and cash, in the period from 2010-2014. »

Xetra

iShares MSCI EMU USD Hedged UCITS ETF launches on Xetra

Fri, 03/07/2015 - 12:00

A new iShares ETF from BlackRock's product offering – the iShares MSCI EMU USD Hedged UCITS ETF – has begun trading on  Xetra and Börs Frankfurt. »

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Morgan Stanley Investment Management appoints Head of London discretionary and CI distribution

Fri, 03/07/2015 - 12:00

 Morgan Stanley Investment Management has appointed Daniel Hawkes as Head of London discretionary and Channels Islands (CI) distribution. »

Mutual funds

TCW launches emerging markets equities mutual fund

Fri, 03/07/2015 - 09:19

The TCW Group has launched the TCW Developing Markets Equity Fund, a mutual fund focused on equity investing in emerging and frontier markets. »

Maury Fertig

RVP teams up with Focus Financial

Fri, 03/07/2015 - 09:17

Relative Value Partners (RVP) has entered into a partnership with Focus Financial Partners, LLC, an international partnership of independent, fiduciary wealth management firms. »

Pierre Servant

Natixis Global Asset Management completes DNCA Finance acquisition

Fri, 03/07/2015 - 06:00

Natixis Global Asset Management has completed the acquisition of DNCA Finance (DNCA), expanding its list of global affiliates and strengthening its position in European retail markets. »

Alex Potts

Loring Ward introduces new SA Funds fund-of-funds

Thu, 02/07/2015 - 15:30

Loring Ward has launched a new fund-of-funds within the SA Funds – Investment Trust. »

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RootCorp launches India Debt and Yield Opportunities Fund

Thu, 02/07/2015 - 15:00

India/Middle East real estate specialist Sobha Group has teamed up with RootCorp to launch the India Debt and Yield Opportunities Fund, which will target UK and European institutional investors and family offices/ultra high net worth individuals.  »

Eduoard Carmignac

Carmignac adds US-oriented global expertise in communications, media, internet and IT

Thu, 02/07/2015 - 14:12

As part of the ongoing recruitment drive, Carmignac Gestion has boosted its fund management team with the arrival of a senior fund manager, David Older. »

Alistair Way

SLI’s GEM equity fund passes third anniversary

Thu, 02/07/2015 - 14:10

Standard Life Investments is marking the third anniversary of the launch of its Global Emerging Markets (GEM) Equity OEIC, which has provided a return of 28 per cent to investors over the past three years, compared to the benchmark of 20.4 per cent. »

MediaWatch WA awards 2015

See interviews and presentation at the Wealth Adviser 2015 awards ceremony, held at Sketch, Mayfair on the 15th May .... »

features
Special report
State Street Global Advisors – Volatility and the benefits of downside protection strategies

State Street Global Advisors has unveiled the results of an in-depth survey of 420 senior executives within global private and public pension plans, endowments, foundations and sovereign wealth funds, summarised in this keynote Hedgeweek Special Report... »

Special report
Wealth Adviser Awards 2015

Wealth Adviser Awards 2015

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 13:50

The Wealth Adviser Awards 2015 were determined by the votes of Wealth Adviser's readers, who include wealth managers, IFAs, fund managers, family offices, law firms, accounting firms and other industry professionals. This Special Report includes the full list of winners plus links to video footage of the Awards... »

Special report
Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

Special report
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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