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Pacific Investments launches asset management business

Pacific Investments launches asset management...

Sir John Beckwith’s Pacific Investments group has launched Pacific Asset Management (PAM), which will initially focus on the multi-asset retail space, with institutional fund launches planned at a later stage.

Published : 30, Nov 2016
More than 60% 'very confident' in DIY portfolio construction

More than 60% 'very confident' in DIY portfolio...

Nearly two-thirds of wealthy investors in Germany, Switzerland and the UK are “fairly” or “very” confident in their ability to construct investment portfolios without any outside help, according to a study conducted by asset management consultancy Cerulli.

Published : 21, Nov 2016
Getting the best out of risk targeted investments

Getting the best out of risk targeted investments...

Sasha Chorley, portfolio manager at Old Mutual International talks about the advantages of risk-targeted investments.

Published : 11, Oct 2016
Investment ideas not asset allocation key to finding opportunities

Investment ideas not asset allocation key to finding...

The current low growth, low inflation economic environment is likely to persist for a number of years and is what investors must bear in mind when choosing where to put their money, says Invesco Perpetual's Georgina Taylor.

Published : 5, Oct 2016
BNP Paribas IP adds multi-asset EM income fund

BNP Paribas IP adds multi-asset EM income fund...

BNP Paribas Investment Partners has launched its first multi-asset income fund focusing on emerging markets.

Published : 26, Sep 2016
WMA ditches FTSE in favour of MSCI

WMA ditches FTSE in favour of MSCI

The Wealth Management Association has struck a deal with MSCI to provide a series of indices, replacing FTSE as its indexing partner.

Published : 1, Sep 2016
Multi-asset funds outnumber bond funds - Lipper

Multi-asset funds outnumber bond funds - Lipper...

There are now for the first time more multi-asset funds than bond funds for sale in Europe, according to statistics released by Lipper today.

Published : 31, Aug 2016
Miton’s Jane backs US and emerging equities if inflation picks up

Miton’s Jane backs US and emerging equities if...

If the lower for longer period of global growth and interest rates does come to an end, David Jane, manager of Miton Group’s multi-asset range, said he would have to restructure roughly half of his portfolio.

Published : 18, Aug 2016
Challenges mount for multi-asset managers

Challenges mount for multi-asset managers

The BNP Paribas multi-asset team tactic, in the current febrile environment, is to tread carefully in its search for alpha and let the fallout from Brexit, modest global growth and doubts over monetary policy play out.

Published : 18, Aug 2016
OPINION: Why investors are running out of new ideas

OPINION: Why investors are running out of new...

Call it symptomatic of the summer lull but, with so much debate centred on cost, genuine product innovation seems to have taken something of a back seat.

Published : 17, Aug 2016
Deutsche Bank WM repositions post-Brexit

Deutsche Bank WM repositions post-Brexit

Despite Brexit, the chief investment officer of Deutsche Bank's wealth division, Christian Nolting, still sees upside potential for equities in the UK and Europe.

Published : 4, Jul 2016
Multi-strategy funds limit post-Brexit losses

Multi-strategy funds limit post-Brexit losses

The three largest multi-strategy funds for sale in Europe have fared better than most other absolute return funds since the UK’s shock vote to leave the EU. However, the Standard Life GARS fund continues to underperform its peers on a longer-term basis.

Published : 29, Jun 2016
Barings AM launches absolute return fund

Barings AM launches absolute return fund

Baring Asset Management has launched the Baring Dynamic Absolute Return Fund, an Irish authorised open ended investment company (Oeic) with Ucits status.

Published : 27, Jun 2016
China moves to allow retail sales of mutual fund of funds

China moves to allow retail sales of mutual fund...

Retail investors in China may be allowed to invest in mutual fund-of-funds later this year after the release of a consultation paper from the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC).

Published : 21, Jun 2016
Eaton Vance offers new Irish-based multi-asset credit fund

Eaton Vance offers new Irish-based multi-asset...

Eaton Vance Management (International), a subsidiary of US-based Eaton Vance Corp, has launched a multi-asset credit fund which is available to investors in the UK and Ireland with further jurisdictions planned.

Published : 20, Jun 2016
Fragile markets favour multi-asset funds - HSBC GAM's Davies

Fragile markets favour multi-asset funds - HSBC...

Jane Davies, senior portfolio manager for HSBC Global Asset Management, explains why multi-asset solutions are best suited to navigate the current fragile state of world financial markets.

Published : 17, Jun 2016
Schroders picks out its biggest fears

Schroders picks out its biggest fears

Some of Schroders best known fund managers have picked out what they see as the biggest concerns for investors in the near term.

Published : 6, Jun 2016
Multi-asset funds best placed to hit client targets: BNP Paribas

Multi-asset funds best placed to hit client targets:...

In a low yielding and high risk world multi-asset funds are best placed to meet the investment outcomes clients require, says Colin Graham, head of active asset allocation, multi asset solutions for BNP Paribas Investment Partners.

Published : 3, Jun 2016
Greater DFM scrutiny needed - Nucleus

Greater DFM scrutiny needed - Nucleus

Scrutiny by financial advisers of outsourced discretionary funds managers needs to improve, according to UK-based wrap platform provider Nucleus.

Published : 2, Jun 2016
Nine strategic bond funds for all situations

Nine strategic bond funds for all situations

The ‘go anywhere’ approach of strategic bond funds has been a big hit with investors in recent years and big calls across the fixed-income spectrum are now having a huge influence on returns.

Published : 23, May 2016

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