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Miles O’Connor chairman of the board for Unigestion UK business

The boutique asset manager Unigestion has announced that Miles O’Connor has been appointed as Chairman of the board of Unigestion UK, based in London. Miles has previously held the roles of Head of UK Institutional and Head of EMEA Institutional at Schroder Investment Management, and has over

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Value of Barclays Wealth Social Media Assets exceeds £1Million

Barclays Wealth is the first UK Wealth and Investment Management Brand whose ‘Own’ Social Media assets now exceed one million pounds.  The Brand achieved this significant milestone toward the end of the 2013 year. Fidelity UK have the second most valuable portfolio of Own Social Media Assets,

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Revealed: the Cazenove/Schroders wealth management senior team

Over 100 days into the integration of the Schroders and Cazenove private client divisions, head of wealth management Andrew Ross says that with a unified management structure now in place, he is confident the enlarged entity can become the ‘pre-eminent wealth manager in the UK and Channel

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Artemis & Henderson surge up the fund sales table

The latest Pridham report shows Artemis and Henderson have been among the biggest beneficiaries of the renewed interest in equity funds. The report comes on the back of recent Investment Management Association figures, which showed equity funds produced net sales of £8 billion in the first nine

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Aberdeen Asset Management agrees SWIP takeover deal with Lloyds

Aberdeen Asset Management has bought fund manager Scottish Widows Investment Partnership from Lloyds Banking Group in a £650m deal as part of a “strategic partnership” with the lender. The fund manager is acquiring SWIP via the issue of 131.8m new shares to the state-backed bank worth £550m

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Funds Management consortium offer £1bn RBS for branch network

Interesting, but brief article in Citywire, highlighting a possible industry disruption from established UK Fund Managers: A consortium of fund groups have offered the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) £1 billion for the 316-branch network it is looking to offload on condition of a quick sale. The consortium,

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Who will replace Schroders UK Equity Manager Richard Buxton?

Richard Buxton, one of the top performing and most popular UK fund managers, is to leave Schroders for rival firm Old Mutual. Mr Buxton, who runs more than £4bn for Schroders, will be leaving in June after 11 years to join rival Old Mutual. His deputy and

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Schroders takes stake in St James’s Place

A Schroders’ equities fund has bought about a £135m stake in St James’s Place, after Lloyds Banking Group said it planned to reduce its ownership in the wealth manager. Lloyds said yesterday it had employed Bank of America Merrill Lynch to sell down a roughly 20% stake in St James’s Place, which

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Protected: UK Investment Management Social Media Intelligence – Detailed Findings from January 2013 Quarterly Report (subscribers only)

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Perpetual appoints Michael Gordon as Group Executive Perpetual Investments

Perpetual Limited (Perpetual) today announced the appointment of Michael Gordon as Group Executive Perpetual Investments. Michael will lead the end-to-end business of Perpetual Investments, which includes product, distribution, operations and the investment management team with $23.6 billion in funds under management. Perpetual CEO Geoff Lloyd said “We

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