Deutsche Bank International Private Bank has appointed James Whittaker to head UK coverage, marking the next phase of its growth strategy and buildout in London.
PraxisIFM has invested in its UK private client, corporate and funds business with a move to a new central London office.
It’s all about bonds this week with the launch of four new bond-focused ETFs – one from UBS and three new Xtrackers funds from DWS. The new UBS offering is a currency-hedged sustainable bond ETF, while the Xtrackers funds focus on global corporate bonds and short-term US government bonds. Elsewhere, Global X ETFs launched its first Japan-listed funds in partnership with Daiwa Securities, and Tabula debuted a US and European credit default swaps fund.
Edison Group, an international research and investor relations consultancy, has made its ‘Illuminator’ trading strategy available to retail investors through Thameside.co.uk, an execution-only investment platform offering managed portfolios to retail clients.
Independent Wealth Planners UK (IWP UK) has acquired financial planning firm Beyond Financial, growing its presence in the West Midlands.
Nearly two-thirds (62 per cent) of 16 and 17-year-olds do not know they are due to receive a lump sum from their Child Trust Funds or Junior ISAs when they turn 18, according to a survey conducted by Orbis Investments.
Zedra has appointed Sally Orton as Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Alongside her group financial brief, Orton also will head the operational side of the group, including HR and Operations.
Research conducted by Canada Life shows that one in ten workers have paused pension contributions, which could have serious implications for retirement hopes across the country.
New EG private wealth division to provide commercial property investment opportunities to sophisticated investors and family offices
Australian real estate fund manager EG has launched a Private Wealth division which will supply commercial property syndication opportunities for individual sophisticated investors and family offices.
Gina Miller urges Treasury Select Committee to suspend flawed FCA consultation into compensation scheme for its own regulatory failures
The True and Fair Campaign, led by campaigner and businesswoman Gina Miller and leading fund manager Alan Miller, has sent an Open Letter to the Chairman and members of the Treasury Select Committee calling on the Committee to investigate the circumstances in which the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) launched a Consultation to reform the Compensation Scheme for victims of financial loss resulting from regulatory failure by the FCA, as required by the Financial Services Act 2012.