09 September 2014
Investec has agreed to sell its UK mortgage business Kensington to private equity firms Blackstone and TPG Special Situations Partners for £180m.
05 September 2014
Investec Asset Management's hire of Threadneedle UK equity head Simon Brazier (pictured) and team, revealed by Investment Week last Wednesday, has transformed the company's UK retail offering overnight.
03 September 2014
Simon Brazier and his UK equities team are to join Investec Asset Management, Investment Week can reveal, following their exit from Threadneedle Investments.
01 September 2014
FE Research casts an eye across the investment universe to find lesser-known funds for your portfolios.
19 August 2014
Old Mutual Global Investors' Richard Buxton is considering buying Tesco for the first time in four years, as managers investigate a contrarian opportunity in the stock despite the spectre of dividend cuts.
18 August 2014
This year has proven to be problematic for the UK Smaller Companies sector as investors have rotated out of small caps into larger and mega-cap alternatives. This has happened for a number of reasons, including some profit-taking following significant increases in the value of stocks in the mid- and small-cap areas.
06 August 2014
The cyclicality of listed asset management businesses has been called into question as big names spring dividend surprises and attract the interest of UK equity income managers.
18 July 2014
The market is pricing disinflation in to longer-dated government bonds, and rather than causing concern, this trend will be positive for markets, argues John Stopford, co-head of Investec Asset Management's multi-asset team.
02 July 2014
Research by Investment Week has revealed only half of managers in the major IMA sectors have run their funds for five years or more.
12 June 2014
Central banks and regulators have created a precarious environment by pumping cheap money into the financial system. But what will be the outlook for fixed income when it comes to an end?
09 June 2014
Market volatility has dropped to lows not seen since before the financial crisis, prompting expectations of a sharp spike, but some strategists suggest it could remain anchored for years to come.
05 June 2014
BNY Mellon Asset Management has hired Fergus McCarthy from Investec Asset Management as head of advisory, as it restructures its management team after the recent exit of Scott Goodsir, Investment Week understands.
02 June 2014
FE Research scours the vast investment universe to select lesser known funds for your portfolios.
28 May 2014
Active fund managers must rise to the challenge of a rotation into FTSE 100 stocks after years of outperformance, wealth managers have warned.
19 May 2014
What are the most important elements of stock selection? Most investors would claim successful stock picking requires holding a more informed view of a company’s future than the majority.
Brazil’s equity markets have surged ahead this year as investors hope the upcoming election will usher in reforms similar to those seen in Mexico, explains Will Landers, manager of the BlackRock Latin American investment trust
Mid-market firms in Europe are struggling to meet their financial needs as traditional banks continue to undergo a deleveraging process. Alexandra Krief and Taron Wade, directors at Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services, explain how investors could fill the private funding gap
The provision of supportive monetary conditions has fuelled a value rally, but now there are signs that higher quality companies with long-term secular growth potential are back in favour.
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