• Hired

    Marc-André Bechet joins Alfi from Banque Degroof

    The Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (Alfi) has appointed Marc-André Bechet as director of legal & tax.

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  • Scottish independence

    Independent Scotland would be a “big success”, says Martin Gilbert

    The chief executive of Aberdeen Asset Management, Martin Gilbert, says an independent Scotland would be "a big success".

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  • Falling profits

    Ashmore Group sees decline in assets under management

    Ashmore Group, the specialist emerging markets asset manager, reported a decline in assets under management (AUM), profits and earnings, despite recent evidence that emerging markets have rallied.

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  • Bill Salus

    Apex Fund Services appoints Bill Salus as chief executive

    Bill Salus (pictured) has joined fund administrator Apex Fund Services as chief executive, taking over from Peter Hughes, who becomes chairman.

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  • Hong-Kong-1

    Mirae launches Asia growth equity fund

    Mirae Asset Global Investments has launched an Asia Growth Equity Fund in Luxembourg as part of the Korean-based manager's push into the European market.

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