OMI unveils offshore bond for Middle East and Africa

OMI unveils offshore bond for Middle East and...

Life insurer Old Mutual International (OMI) has launched an offshore bond for advisers in the Middle East and Africa as part of a revamp of its global offshore bond range.

Published : 24, Jul 2017
UK platform inquiry a ‘red herring’ says Novia CEO Vasilieff

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The Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) inquiry into online platforms risks focusing on the wrong issues and could fail to yield a good result for clients, according to industry expert and Novia chief executive Bill Vasilieff.

Published : 21, Jul 2017
Smith & Williamson unveils Artificial Intelligence equity fund

Smith & Williamson unveils Artificial Intelligence...

London-based investment boutique Smith & Williamson has launched a global thematic Artificial Intelligence equity fund.

Published : 19, Jul 2017
Defined benefits solvency concerns driving clients into Sipps

Defined benefits solvency concerns driving clients...

Rising concern about the future viability of UK defined benefit (DB) pensions schemes is driving demand for transfers into self-invested personal pension plans (Sipps), according to research published Tuesday.

Published : 18, Jul 2017
DeVere’s Nigel Green criticises high fees—charged by banks

DeVere’s Nigel Green criticises high fees—charged...

Nigel Green, founder and chief executive of the deVere Group, has hit out at the “unacceptably high” charges banks slap on customers when they use their debit cards overseas.

Published : 18, Jul 2017
Claims over ‘risky’ Sipp investments up nearly 35%

Claims over ‘risky’ Sipp investments up nearly...

The Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) forked out £105m ($135.6m, €119.1m) in 2016/17 to compensate clients who were wrongly advised to transfer their savings into "risky assets" held in self-invested personal pension schemes (Sipps).

Published : 13, Jul 2017
M&G bolsters EM range with double fund launch

M&G bolsters EM range with double fund launch

M&G Investments has strengthened its emerging market offering with the launch of two strategies focusing on the region’s hard currency debt and income opportunities, the company has announced.

Published : 11, Jul 2017
DeVere CEO sells remaining STM stake to focus on fintech

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The founder and chief executive of the deVere Group, Nigel Green, has sold his remaining 2% stake in the specialist Qrops provider STM Group.

Published : 10, Jul 2017
Expat demand for buy-to-let soaring despite UK tax changes

Expat demand for buy-to-let soaring despite UK...

The numbers of British expats looking to invest in a buy-to-let property in the UK is booming despite the government’s changes to mortgage relief, Guernsey-headquartered Skipton International has said.

Published : 30, Jun 2017
M&G shifts four UK funds to Luxembourg over Brexit fears

M&G shifts four UK funds to Luxembourg over Brexit...

UK asset manager M&G Investments is transferring four domestic open-ended funds to its Luxembourg platform over fear and uncertainty surrounding the UK’s exit from the European Union.

Published : 26, Jun 2017
Waverton targets US expats with manager portfolio service

Waverton targets US expats with manager portfolio...

Discretionary asset manager Waverton Investment Management has launched a global equity/bond model portfolio service aimed at US expat clients.

Published : 6, Jun 2017
Hargreaves Lansdown adds bitcoin tracker to platform

Hargreaves Lansdown adds bitcoin tracker to platform...

Hargreaves Lansdown, which operates the UK's biggest online trading platform, is to allow clients to invest in a dedicated bitcoin Exchange Traded Note (ETN) through its SIPP and brokerage services.

Published : 1, Jun 2017
Asset managers 'subsidising' own funds as fee pressures bite

Asset managers 'subsidising' own funds as fee...

Asset managers have been forced to subsidise their own funds in order to keep fees low despite soaring costs, research from Fitz Partners has revealed.

Published : 25, May 2017
Invesco Powershares launches ‘unique’ S&P 500 Ucits ETF

Invesco Powershares launches ‘unique’ S&P 500...

Invesco PowerShares, the exchange-traded funds arm of Invesco, has launched a refined version of an S&P 500 ETF under the Ucits framework.

Published : 23, May 2017
How to find a good financial adviser

How to find a good financial adviser

It is vital to get any new relationship off on the right foot, especially when money is involved. Understanding the questions that prospective clients should be asking, can help advisers ensure they are the right person to meet that client’s needs.

Published : 12, May 2017
IA Product & Service Awards 2017

IA Product & Service Awards 2017

International Adviser played host to the Product & Service Awards on Wednesday 3 May at The Waldorf Hilton, London. We are delighted to announce the winners in the following categories are:

Published : 8, May 2017
IoM taxpayers to pay up for collapsed Eco Resources Fund

IoM taxpayers to pay up for collapsed Eco Resources...

Isle of Man taxpayers will have to foot the bill for another collapsed fund, the Eco Resources Fund, which was set up by the troubled Premier Group in 2012.

Published : 27, Apr 2017
Momentum Pensions launches property Sipp

Momentum Pensions launches property Sipp

Malta-headquartered Momentum Pensions has launched a property Sipp product aimed at tackling the “lack of transparency in the property purchase market”.

Published : 19, Apr 2017
 DeVere Group launches new banking app deVere Vault

DeVere Group launches new banking app deVere Vault...

DeVere Group has launched a new banking app to coincide with its recently-unveiled plans for an investment bank on the offshore jurisdiction of Mauritius.

Published : 10, Apr 2017
Skipton Int’l to launch offshore savings accounts paying 1.6%

Skipton Int’l to launch offshore savings accounts...

Guernsey-headquartered Skipton International is launching a new three-year fixed rate offshore savings account, promising to pay an interest rate of 1.6% gross per annum.

Published : 7, Apr 2017

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