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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.

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