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Standard Life buys Ignis Asset Management for £390m

Standard Life will pay £390 million for Ignis including regulatory capital. The consideration will be settled in cash from Standard Life group’s existing internal resources. The transaction is expected to be completed on or before 30 June 2014. According to the Sunday Times Canadian bank RBC and

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Aviva Investors poaches Friends Life CIO Versey as director of client solutions

Aviva Investors has appointed Friends Life chief investment officer Mark Versey as director of client solutions. Versey will take up the role in January and report to incoming chief executive Euan Munro. Munro departed Standard Life Investments in July to take up the role. Versey was at

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Standard Life Wealth to be merged into SLI

Standard Life is carrying out an internal restructure which will see the wealth business move into Standard Life Investments. The move will see Standard Life Wealth chief executive Richard Charnock report to SLI chief executive Keith Skeoch, rather than Standard Life UK and Europe chief executive Paul

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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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Andrew Hitchings, Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) promoted to Head of UK Institutional Business.

Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) has announced the promotion of Andrew Hitchings to Head of UK Institutional Business. In his expanded role, he will be responsible for ensuring that LGIM focuses on developing and delivering an exceptional client experience. Andrew joined LGIM in September 2012, as

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

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The Emerging Importance of Social Media in UK Retail Investment Management

Earlier this month Fishtank released our most recent ‘Social Media Intelligence  – Retail Distribution Review (RDR) UK’ Report covering the months of November, December and January 2013. Findings from the current quarters research continue to confirm that relevance of Social Media across the industry, and the increasing

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Invesco: Multi-asset ‘essential’ after RDR

Invesco Perpetual’s head of distribution Ian Trevers has said a multi-asset capability will be essential for success post-RDR after Invesco revealed it had hired a trio of multi-asset managers last week. The group has poached Richard Batty, David Millar and David Jubb, who currently work on Standard

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RDR and the Value of Advice – Public Awareness

A great opinion piece from Jeff Prestridge in FTAdviser last week.  We have snipped together many of the key themes, but would recommend readers view the full article (the relevant link is provided at the bottom of this post): “After much debate, argument and head scratching, the Retail

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Twitpolls, RDR, and key audience engagement using Social Media

A nice  bit of digital marketing from the team at Standard Life yesterday using twitter – that demonstrated an all important ability to actively engage with their social media following. Under their handle @sl_adviser they proposed the basic question: Which of these RDR (Retail Distribution Review) areas are you

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