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Key Highlights – Social Media Intelligence – UK Wealth Management Q4 2013.

August to October saw another quarter of significant growth with 48,000 activity/ mentions (a 17% increase vs the previous quarter) across the cohort of wealth management Brands included in this research. Wider UK industry activity/mentions grew by 8% for the quarter (off a much larger sample base

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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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SWIP in play again? Ameriprise Financial set to make an £800m bid.

The parent company of Threadneedle Investments is set to make an £800m bid for Scottish Widows Investment Partnership, the fund management arm of Lloyds Banking Group. Ameriprise Financial, a New York-listed giant with a market value of close to £10bn, is leading a pack of bidders for

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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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Under Performing Funds, Dogs and the power of Social Media in Funds Management

News of Bestinvest’s list of ‘dog funds’ carried by mainstream media on the 23rd July sparked a widespread response and sharing through social media. The Bestinvest’s list highlights funds that have underperformed their benchmark by 10% or more cumulatively over the last three years. Major fund groups Scottish

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