Frenkel Topping Group reports strong growth in investment portfolio

Tue, 16/04/2019 - 11:05

Frenkel Topping Group has reported strong growth in its socially responsible investment portfolio, testament to the millennial appetite for socially responsible investing (SRI) and bucking the current global trend towards economic downturn. »

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Nomura US High Yield Bond Fund marks 10th anniversary

Wed, 10/04/2019 - 10:49

Nomura Asset Management has marked the tenth anniversary of the Nomura US High Yield Bond Fund, which has returned 201.3 per cent since launch, outperforming its benchmark, the BofAML US High Yield Constrained Index, by 11.8 per cent.  »

Shearwater Aero Capital sees strong growth in 2018

Tue, 09/04/2019 - 13:40

Shearwater Aero Capital, a global corporate aviation finance specialist, enjoyed strong growth in 2018, with the year representing around 60 per cent of its business to date since its launch in 2014. »

Nigel le Quesne, Jersey Finance

JTC reports positive growth in annual results

Fri, 05/04/2019 - 10:32

JTC has reported positive growth in 2018 and a particularly strong improvement in its profit margin in its first set of full year results as a public company. »

VCT funding breaks GBP600m milestone as 2018/19 tax year draws to a close

Tue, 02/04/2019 - 18:09

Last week proved to be the biggest yet for VCT funding this tax year, with GBP46.4m being raised. Octopus Titan and ProVen took the bulk of this amount. Total VCT fundraising for 2018/19 amounts to GBP608.5 million so far, with GBP386.5 million raised in 2019 alone. »

Bernard Delbecque, EFAMA

Strong rebound in net sales of bond funds in January 2019

Fri, 29/03/2019 - 08:14

UCITS and AIFs recorded net inflows of EUR28 billion in January, compared to net outflows of EUR11 billion in December, according to the European Fund and Asset Management Association’s (EFAMA) latest Investment Fund Industry Fact Sheet. »

Michael Metcalfe, State Street Global Markets

Investor investor confidence up by 0.4 points to 71.3 in March

Fri, 29/03/2019 - 08:11

The State Street Global Investor Confidence Index increased to 71.3, up 0.4 points from February’s revised reading of 70.9. Confidence among North American investors showed a slight improvement, with the North American ICI rising from 66.2 to 68.3.   »

Juerg Hunziker, Avaloq

Avaloq announces strong 2018 results

Tue, 26/03/2019 - 09:59

Avaloq, a fintech company and provider of software as a service (SaaS) and business process as a service (BPaaS) solutions to banks and wealth managers, has reported strong results for 2018 driven by continued demand for the firm’s SaaS, BPaaS and on-premise solutions. »

VCT funding shoots past GBP500m

Tue, 19/03/2019 - 14:01

Last week was the biggest week for VCT fundraising this tax year with investors pouring GBP44.6m into VCTs. Over half of that (GBP24.5 million) was channeled into Octopus Titan, analysis from Wealth Club reveals. »


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