29 July 2015
Legg Mason has agreed to acquire a majority interest in Australian global listed infrastructure business RARE Infrastructure for a total consideration of up to £94m.
15 July 2015
Thomas Miller Investment has launched a Diversified Assets fund in a bid to offer uncorrelated returns to investors.
15 July 2015
Dexion Capital has been acquired by Australian boutique fund manager Fidante Partners for £19.6m.
29 June 2015
Pieter Busscher, portfolio manager of the RobecoSAM Smart Materials fund, looks at the manufacturing and technological innovations – from robots to 3D printers – which will continue to push production ahead, despite the significant decline of raw materials
22 June 2015
Clive Burstow, manager of the Baring Global Mining fund, explains how a multi-year supply/demand imbalance is creating value opportunities for investors in precious metals
04 June 2015
David Coombs, head of multi-asset investments at Rathbone Unit Trust Management, says the hunt for alpha must turn to alternatives as the beta run draws to a close
27 May 2015
Aberdeen Asset Management is to acquire FLAG Capital Management in a bid to strengthen its alternatives platform and US offering.
20 May 2015
Peter Elston, chief investment officer at Seneca Investment Managers, investigates the pros and cons of forex hedging.
18 May 2015
Dexion Capital’s Magnus Spence is preparing to launch an alternative UCITS platform, with its first offering managed by a former member of the MPC.
15 May 2015
EEA Fund Management’s parent company has rebranded and created a new subsidiary as it moves away from the name associated with its troubled life settlements fund.
24 April 2015
Crispin Odey rose up the rankings in 2014, but which other hedge fund managers stand among the richest in the UK?
21 April 2015
Man AHL, the quantitative investment arm of Man Group, has launched four UCITs-compliant systematic strategies with different return profiles.
21 April 2015
Reade Griffith, the hedge fund manager who built sizeable stakes in Ashcourt Rowan and WH Ireland last year, has upped his stake in Liontrust Asset Management to 10%.
17 April 2015
Ben Bernanke has become a senior adviser to a prominent US hedge fund, his first non-research role since leaving the US Federal Reserve.
13 March 2015
After five years languishing at the bottom of performance tables, the trend-following fund MAN AHL Diversity managed to produce a stellar return last year, as asset classes diverged.
The commercial property sector hit new highs in 2014 in both capital growth and rental terms. Yet supply levels remain low and demand high. Delyth Richards, head of funds research at Kleinwort Benson, analyses whether investors should stick with the sector in 2015
Oliver Harris, manager of the Montreux Care Home fund, explains why the relatively unknown sector of care home operating funds should be a key income play for investors
Bertrand Cliquet, fund manager of the Lazard Global Listed Infrastructure Equity fund, explains his fund’s strategy and where he believes there is value in the sector.
Central banks are still working to reflate asset prices while investors chase yield. This means ABS are prime candidates for top performance this year, says Jim Caron, portfolio manager at Morgan Stanley Investment Management.
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