Helped by rising oil price
Spent seven years at Santander
UK stockmarket under-owned by global investors
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Adds 27 staff to London office
Announced his departure in March
Firm seeking a replacement
In the latest in our series of interviews with some of the industry's key Investment Influencers, Investment Week talks to Simon Nicholas of Brown Shipley.
An 'excellent fit'
As part of the Edinburgh team
Fund managers reveal telecoms, housebuilders and retail as some of the sectors they believe will be able to continue their strong run in 2016, alongside the trouble spots.
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Previously chief at Sanlam Private Investments UK
How bond managers are positioned for rest of 2015
Brown Shipley has acquired financial planning business Hampton Dean for an undisclosed amount.
PIMCO's CIO Mihir Worah has labelled shorting UK RPI 'the carry trade of the decade', as he sees inflation in the UK remaining below current expectations.
Newcastle Building Society chief executive Jim Willens has been appointed chairman of Brown Shipley.
The FCA has used its consumer protection powers for the first time, banning the sale of contingent convertible securities to the mass market.
Investors are taking profits on European equities due to concerns about the impact of ‘hot money' flows, poor earnings growth, and the strength of the euro.
Brown Shipley is seeking to take on more staff and may look to make acquisitions after strong growth for the business in 2013.
Investors are again warming to Japanese equities due to cheap valuations, a shake-up in the domestic investment market, and rising inflation.
The European Central Bank (ECB) finally acted yesterday in response to growing fears the region is heading in to a deflationary spiral, but how should investors respond?
The average strategic bond fund now holds less than half its assets in the UK, as managers "starved" of opportunities rotate into Europe, the US, and emerging market debt.
Bond managers have been slashing exposure to contingent convertible debt - a key source of alpha for fixed income funds in recent months - as yields begin to fall and an avalanche of issuance appears on the horizon.