DeVere’s Europe expansion continues with first Austria office

DeVere’s Europe expansion continues with first...Lock icon

DeVere Group is to open its first office in Austria as part of its “ambitious expansion” across western Europe, which saw the company re-open its office in Madrid three years after shutting it down.

Published : 16, Aug 2017
ETF pioneers launch 'white label' platform for asset managers

ETF pioneers launch 'white label' platform for...

Asset managers around the world will be able to sell white-labelled ETFs in Europe when the former co-heads of exchange-traded fund provider WisdomTree Europe unveil what they claim is the continent's first such platform.

Published : 15, Aug 2017
Allfunds to open Nordics office

Allfunds to open Nordics office

Mutual funds platform operator Allfunds Bank has announced plans for expansion across the Nordic region with the opening of a local representative office.

Published : 14, Aug 2017
Aegon sells Irish and Dutch units as Cofunds boosts results

Aegon sells Irish and Dutch units as Cofunds boosts...

Dutch insurer Aegon is selling its Irish offshore bond operation and its Netherlands-based advice business, while a strong boost in earnings from platform Cofunds, according to its latest quarterly report.

Published : 10, Aug 2017
EU to limit UK expat residency rights post Brexit - minister

EU to limit UK expat residency rights post Brexit...

Britain’s Brexit minister David Davies has revealed that the European Union plans to restrict the residency rights of British expats living within the bloc once the UK leaves.

Published : 9, Aug 2017
VAM launches lower charging clean share class for fund range

VAM launches lower charging clean share class...

Luxembourg-based asset manager VAM Funds has launched a clean share class option for its Ucits fund range.

Published : 9, Aug 2017
Hurdles to overcome for 'unwary' Britons retiring in the sun

Hurdles to overcome for 'unwary' Britons retiring...

One in ten UK residents over the age of 50 want to retire overseas, with Spain topping the list of the most popular destinations, but they must do their "homework" first.

Published : 8, Aug 2017
US equities' advance makes European investors run

US equities' advance makes European investors...

The US equities rally has been given a fresh boost this year by continuing earnings upgrades and a weakening dollar, but Europe’s investors are not buying it.

Published : 8, Aug 2017
Fighting tax evasion to be priority for Austrian EC presidency

Fighting tax evasion to be priority for Austrian...

When Austria assumes the presidency of the European Council in the second half of 2018, it will prioritise pushing forward European and international measures to prevent profit shifting and international tax fraud, the country’s finance minister said.

Published : 7, Aug 2017
Islamic fintech makes inroads into Europe

Islamic fintech makes inroads into Europe

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) has announced two new partnerships with non-profit associations in London and Zurich aimed at strengthening its position as a global fintech hub for the Middle East.

Published : 7, Aug 2017
Analysis: Why professional investors buy multi-asset funds

Analysis: Why professional investors buy multi-asset...

Multi-asset, or asset allocation funds, have been an investor favourite for years. But why would a professional investor invest in these one-stop shop funds?

Published : 7, Aug 2017
High net worth clients to bear brunt of Belgian tax reform

High net worth clients to bear brunt of Belgian...Lock icon

High net worth individuals might end up footing the bill for the forthcoming corporate income tax overhaul in Belgium.

Published : 4, Aug 2017
Top destinations for sun-seeking British expats

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Summer in the UK this year has been a brief affair, so it comes as no surprise that nearly two-thirds of British expats think about the weather when planning their moves abroad. But sunshine isn't the only factor prospective expats should consider.

Published : 4, Aug 2017
Rush for Irish passports gathers pace as Brexit fears rise

Rush for Irish passports gathers pace as Brexit...

The Irish Government said it issued over half a million new passports in the first half of 2017 with the number granted to British applicants set to double this year as people rush to secure their EU residency.

Published : 4, Aug 2017
Multi asset funds Europe's top sellers but debt does well

Multi asset funds Europe's top sellers but debt...Lock icon

One-stop shop funds that take away responsibility for asset allocation have been the blockbuster sellers with European investors in the last three years, but debt funds have also done well despite record low interest rates.

Published : 4, Aug 2017
DeVere reopens Madrid office

DeVere reopens Madrid office

Three years after shutting it down, international advisory firm deVere Group has re-opened its office in Madrid.

Published : 3, Aug 2017
Netherlands and UK are biggest channels for tax haven inflows

Netherlands and UK are biggest channels for tax...Lock icon

The Netherlands and the UK facilitate global tax avoidance by acting as conduits for 37% of corporate money heading to tax havens, research by academics at the University of Amsterdam shows.

Published : 2, Aug 2017
Questions advisers must ask before clients move to Portugal

Questions advisers must ask before clients move...Lock icon

UK advisers with clients looking to move to Portugal and make the most of tax-efficient opportunities but avoid costly mistakes need to consider seven key questions, according to international wealth and tax management firm Blevins Franks.

BMO GAM targets emerging market growth with new equity fund

BMO GAM targets emerging market growth with new...

BMO Global Asset Management (BMO GAM) has announced the launch of an emerging markets equity fund focused on investing in small companies.

Published : 1, Aug 2017
Benchmark huggers? Not in Luxembourg, claims regulator

Benchmark huggers? Not in Luxembourg, claims regulator...

There are no benchmark huggers in Europe’s biggest fund centre, Luxembourg’s financial regulator CSSF has claimed, “except one isolated case.”

Published : 1, Aug 2017

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