Handshake

Robert Murphy joins Altegris as deputy chief investment officer

Alternative investment provider Altegris has named Robert J Murphy as deputy chief investment officer. »


Job page

IM Asset Management appoints chief operating officer

Investment management and financial planning firm IM Asset Management has bolstered its senior management team with the appointment of Dave Sollitt as chief operating officer. »


London

Hargreave Hale strengthens London investment team

Hargreave Hale has hired Jeannette Cottrell, who joins the firm from Bestinvest where she was employed as a senior investment adviser.

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Investments

Ashcourt Rowan hires investment directors

Ashcourt Rowan Asset Management, part of the UK wealth management group, has hired Andre Girault and Tim Dickens as investment directors. »


Graph and pen

Milburn and McGuckin boost US high yield weighting at expense of Europe

Phil Milburn and Claire McGuckin, co-managers of the GBP1.7bn Kames High Yield Bond Fund, have been taking profits from European positions and increasing the portfolio’s weighting to US debt over valuation considerations and fears over covenant degradation on the continent. »


Skydiving

Arbuthnot Latham staff skydive for charity

Arbuthnot Latham’s senior staff recently skydived to raise money for children’s literacy charity, Beanstalk. »


Retirement

Prudential Retirement promotes Gary Ward to head of stable value

Gary Ward, previously head of Prudential Retirement’s investment only stable value business, has been promoted to the head of stable value for Prudential Retirement. »


Acquisition

The Colony Group acquires Long Wharf Investors’ business

Long Wharf Investors (LWI), an independent registered investment advisor with approximately USD200 million in client assets, has merged into Focus’ Boston-based partner firm, The Colony Group. »


Mutual funds

NEI Investments makes enhancements to mutual fund line-up

NEI Investments has made several enhancements to its mutual fund line-up, including the NEI Global Total Return Bond Fund and the NEI Ethical Select Income Portfolio. »


Five fingers

Heward's Canadian Dividend Growth Fund reaches five-year mark

Heward Investment Management’s Canadian Dividend Growth Fund marked its fifth year on 30 June 2014. »


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