NEWS

May 23, 2011

octopus-investmentsConcern that China will bring in over-tight monetary policy and suffer a 'hard landing' is the main source of uncertainty in the equity markets, according to Lothar Mentel, CIO at Octopus Investments, a London-based investment firm with $2.5bn under management.

May 23, 2011

14.10_HandshakeUS firm Saguenay Capital and London-based Strathmore Capital have merged and formed Saguenay Strathmore Capital (SSC), an alternative investment manager focused on customised fund of hedge fund portfolios.

May 20, 2011

FC_logoInvestors should look beyond long-only funds in emerging markets and begin pursuing long/short strategies, says Hugo Rogers, who manages funds for F&C Thames River.

May 20, 2011

Rio_de_JaneioroOne of Brazil's largest investment managers, JGP Gestão de Recursos, has been assigned a MQ1 rating by Moody's on the back of it's risk-adjusted investment performance and its overall investment management capabilities.

May 19, 2011

Chinese lanternsChina’s National Council for Social Security Fund (NCSSF) made more direct investments in 2010 than the year before, with 58.9% of its RMB776.7bn (€83.7bn) in assets under management representing direct holdings.

May 19, 2011

Investec_AMInvestec Asset Management's assets under management have risen to a record £59bn (€67.08bn), supported by net annual inflows of £7.4bn, the firm said as it released its results for the financial year to 31 March today.

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