Old Mutual Wealth saw pre-tax profits rise 40% in 2017 as a result of an "unprecedented" level of performance fees, while the group confirmed it will spin off its single-strategy business, led by Richard Buxton, in the second half of 2018.
In its annual results, the firm said pre-tax profit at firm was £363m, up from £260m in 2016, and included £101m in performance fees, which had grown from £26m in 2016. For the single-strategy business,...
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