Henderson enjoys record inflows for 2015

Dividends growthHenderson Group gained a record £8.1 billion (€10.4 billion) of net inflows into its products last year – over £1 billion more than in 2014. The firm’s assets under management also grew by 13% year-on-year to £92 billion, with underlying tax before profit up 17% to £220 million. The results come on the back of a strong investment performance. According to the firm, 81% of its funds have outperformed their relevant metrics over three years till December 31, 2015. Henderson has also made some acquisitions during the period, including Perennial Fixed Interest and Perennial Growth Management in Australia, which both closed on November 1, 2015. But while 2015 may be considered a success for the firm, chief executive Andrew Formica is taking nothing for granted. “The first few weeks of 2016 have been challenging for investors and our clients, with a wide range of economic and geo-political risks weighing on markets. We will review our short term plans if difficult market conditions persist, but remain focused on our long term goals to grow and globalise our business,” he said. ©2016 funds europe

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