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Mirabaud AM to launch EMD fund for new hire
Mirabaud Asset Management is to broaden its suite of fixed income products with the launch of a global emerging market debt fund next month.
Standard Life Aberdeen merger will cost £320 million and 800 jobs
The merger of Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset Management will cost around £320 million in integration, primarily due to redundancy costs.
Mirabaud soft-closes Swiss small-cap fund on capacity concerns
Mirabaud Asset Management is to soft-close its Equities Swiss Small & Mid fund as it is fast-approaching its CHF1 billion (£774 million) maximum capacity.
Kames bond veteran to extend break for health reasons
Citywire + rated Phil Milburn expected to resume duties in the second half of the year after stepping back from fund management in September.
SLI to vote against Shell's 'destructive' BG takeover
Asset management firm sets out plans to oppose energy giant's €48bn takeover proposal due to perceived downside risk.
Legal & General names Hodges successor on £1.2bn bond fund
Omar Saeed will run £1.2 billion Legal & General Dynamic Bond Trust, after former manager Dickie Hodges quit last year.
Sarasin’s Whitehead joins Martin Currie as global income head
Sarasin’s Mark Whitehead is to leave the firm and join Martin Currie as head of global equity income.
Snowden: Spike in transactions does not equate to liquidity rush
Viewing the surge in fixed income trading volumes as an indication of improving liquidity is ‘dangerous’, warns Kames Capital’s AA-rated Stephen Snowden.
Julie Dean buys £744k stake in Sanditon Investment Trust
Dean joined the fledgling asset manager at the end of last month, becoming a director of the trust.
M&G's Woolnough & Isaacs: ‘There is value in credit markets’
M&G Optimal Income manager Richard Woolnough says concerns about spreads narrowing are overplayed and he is finding value in corporate bonds and high yield.
2017 on film: the most-watched videos this year
We run down the 10 most popular videos of 2017.
VIDEO: Swiss asset allocators name their top convictions
CIOs and portfolio management heads reveal which asset classes worked best for them in 2017 and what they will be backing over the next two years.
VIDEO: EFG portfolio management head explains how fees affect fund selection
Zurich-based Thomas Zgraggen talks about regulations and how the sell- and buy-side relationship is changing.
VIDEO: Decalia Millennials fund manager reveals key trends to watch
Clément Maclou, portfolio manager at Decalia AM, discusses how he keeps up with the investment drivers powering the millennial generation.