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Slendebroek to succeed Bonham Carter as Jupiter chief executive

Edward Bonham Carter is to stand down as group chief executive next March and will be replaced in the role by Maarten Slendebroek. Bonham Carter, who has been at Jupiter for nearly 20 years, will remain with the group in an executive capacity as vice chairman, reporting

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Jupiter hires Richard Wilson as head of marketing

Jupiter has hired former HSBC and Henderson man Richard Wilson as head of marketing. Wilson, who joins Jupiter during November, will have responsibility for the fund group’s global marketing strategy. He most recently worked at HSBC Global Asset Management and has previously held similar roles at Henderson Global

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Squeeze on platform margins – L&G buys Cofunds for £131m

L&G this week acquired the 75 per cent of Cofunds it did not already own for £131m following months of negotiations between the businesses. Cofunds is currently the largest platform in the UK with around £50bn in assets, and the deal values the platform at £175m (to be

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Consolidation Impact from RDR?

The CEO of fund management group Jupiter has said the significant disruption facing platform business models in the run-up to implementation of the Retail Distribution Review (RDR) will lead to consolidation in the space. Speaking to Investment Week, Edward Bonham Carter said that, while increased pricing pressure on asset

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Fergus McCarthy appointed Sales Director for UK strategic partnerships at Investec Asset Management.

Fergus McCarthy has been appointed as sales director for UK strategic partnerships at Investec Asset Management. McCarthy has previously worked for Martin Currie, Jupiter and Axa Investment Managers. David Aird, managing director for UK client group at Investec, says “RDR will bring us many opportunities in the independent and

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Standard Life G12

Interesting article in Wealth Manager today reporting that Standard Life has struck a deal with 12 fund groups (G12) to market them more heavily to advisers. Wealth Manager understands that Standard Life already has the deal in place with the 12 groups, but is set to go

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Is the UK the current epicentre of digital marketing innovation for Wealth Managers?

Postcards from London – New Media/ Digital Marketing, RDR, and Sales Reward Reflections – May 2012 Just arrived back into a cold and wet Melbourne off the back of two and a half weeks in London.  This is the first ‘postcard’ in a series of reflections from

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Schroders, Threadneedle, Jupiter and Henderson to launch D2C propositions

Four major fund houses have joined forces with technology provider IFDS to white-label enhanced on-line propositions for their existing direct customers ahead of the Retail Distribution Review (RDR). Schroders, Threadneedle, Jupiter and Henderson want to provide more tools for clients to manage their investments online so they have approached

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