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Scope launches ‘one-click’ investment fund checking and comparison service

Wed, 04/12/2019 - 10:27

Rating agency Scope has launched ScopeExplorer, a new fund platform that lets investors and advisors check the quality of investment funds and compare them with the best in their peer group – all at a touch of a button. »

IQ-EQ appoints new MD of Bermuda and the Cayman Islands

Wed, 04/12/2019 - 09:00

Global investor services group, IQ-EQ, has appointed Colin Targett as Managing Director of its Bermuda and Cayman Islands operations.  »

Joe Moynihan, Jersey Finance

Socially responsible investing and next generation set to drive growth in Islamic finance

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 13:39

Demand for Islamic finance solutions is set to increase in the GCC and Middle East in the next five years, according to a new report ‘The Evolution of Wealth Management in the World of Islamic Finance 2019’, commissioned by Jersey Finance and Hubbis. »

Investec Asset Management launches Global Environment Fund for UK clients

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 13:28

As global leaders gather in Madrid for COP25, Investec Asset Management has launched the Investec Global Environment Fund (OEIC) for UK retail investors to address their increasing focus on mitigating the risks of climate change.  »

Demand for fine wine investing to increase in next 12 months

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 13:27

Wealth managers and financial advisers are becoming increasingly bullish about the appetite for investing in the fine wine market, which is now worth over USD6 billion a year, according to new research from Cult Wines, a specialist in fine wine management services. »

STEP re-elects Vistra Jersey director as worldwide Chair

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 10:58

Simon Morgan TEP, director and heads of private clients at Vistra Jersey has been re-elected as worldwide chair of STEP, the global professional association for practitioners who specialise in family inheritance and succession planning. »

Kevin Monserrat, Consilience Ventures

VC failure rates should prompt radical overhaul says Consilience Ventures

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 10:26

Retirement savings for the average 22-year old could be increased by as much as 7 to 12 per cent if schemes made a small allocation to venture capital and growth equity funds, suggests a report published by the British Business Bank and Oliver Wyman. »

Nick Mottram, NCI

New City Initiative appoints new chairman

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 09:47

New City Initiative (NCI), a boutique asset management think tank, has appointed Nick Mottram as Chairman, effective 1 December 2019. Nick succeeds Jamie Carter, CEO of Oldfield Partners, who will remain on the board. »

John Green, Investec

Investec takes investors' green pulse

Mon, 02/12/2019 - 14:31

Investec Asset Management has launched its inaugural Planetary Pulse survey, just in times for the COP25 meeting of global leaders in Madrid. The survey has found that the majority of British adults want to see their green intentions translated into environmentally focused investment action. »

Iona Marti, KPMG

Offshore fund investors to check tax reporting, before HMRC does

Mon, 02/12/2019 - 10:20

Just under two months out from the 2018/19 tax return submission deadline, KPMG is warning offshore fund investors to check their tax reporting, before HMRC does. »

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