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
Weatherbys launches private banking service for British expats

Weatherbys launches private banking service for...

Weatherbys Private Bank has launched a service for British expats offering cross-border private banking and cross-currency mortgages.

Published : 17, Mar 2017
Lyxor launches green bond Ucits ETF

Lyxor launches green bond Ucits ETF

Lyxor Asset Management, the European fund manager wholly owned by Societe Generale, has launched what it claims to be the world’s first green bond exchange-traded fund (ETF).

Published : 2, Mar 2017
Sentiment toward equities drops sharply in 2017, research shows

Sentiment toward equities drops sharply in 2017,...

Investor confidence in the stock market has halved in the past two years due to the joint impact of political uncertainty and low interest rates, according to research from the UK's Association of Investment Companies (AIC).

Published : 15, Feb 2017
HSBC GAM launches Asian high income product

HSBC GAM launches Asian high income product

HSBC GAM has launched a new product called the Asia High Income Bond Fund, which is said to have a balanced approach between the firm’s existing Asian bond and high yield strategy.

Published : 14, Feb 2017
Alexander Beard launches euro Sipp for British expats in France

Alexander Beard launches euro Sipp for British...

International IFA firm Alexander Beard has unveiled a euro-denominated self-invested personal pension (Sipp) aimed at British expats living in France.

Published : 13, Feb 2017
Regency adds terrorism cover to int'l medical policies

Regency adds terrorism cover to int'l medical...

Regency for Expats, part of the Regency Assurance Group, has announced plans to provide terrorism cover as part of its international private health insurance policies.

Published : 6, Feb 2017
Europe's ETF market hits record but sales growth slows

Europe's ETF market hits record but sales growth...

The European ETF market hit a new record in terms of total funds under management last year though the flow of money in the asset class slowed from the record levels of 2015, according to new data from Thomson Reuters Lipper.

Published : 30, Jan 2017
Pictet targets robotics in latest fund launch

Pictet targets robotics in latest fund launch

Pictet has launched a robotics-themed fund, which is tied to cyclicality and capex spending and linked to a country's economic health, according to Peter Lingen, the asset manager's Geneva-based senior manager for thematic equities.

Published : 23, Jan 2017
Standard Chartered, Allianz ink insurance distribution deal

Standard Chartered, Allianz ink insurance distribution...

Standard Chartered Bank has announced a 15-year deal with Allianz to sell its general insurance products, including travel, personal accident, fire and motor insurance products, across the bank’s retail banking network in five key markets across Asia.

Published : 19, Jan 2017
EI Sturdza launches actively managed strategic beta flex fund

EI Sturdza launches actively managed strategic...

EI Sturdza Investment Funds has launched a Dublin-domiciled Strategic Beta Flex Fund that invests in a globally diversified portfolio of equity funds and reduces volatility by partially or fully hedging the underlying market exposure.

Published : 18, Jan 2017
Columna Commodities Fund suspends redemptions

Columna Commodities Fund suspends redemptionsLock icon

The Columna Commodities Fund, which "officially" invested in a range of commodity-linked assets, has suspended redemptions due to a failure to liquidate two of its investments.

Published : 18, Jan 2017
Nationwide to close Isle of Man offshore expat unit

Nationwide to close Isle of Man offshore expat...

Nationwide International, the Isle of Man-based offshore unit of UK retail bank Nationwide, has announced that it is closing its doors in summer 2017 in a move expected to affect thousands of British expats.

Published : 17, Jan 2017

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