NEWS

Nov 04, 2011

Calculating_feesThe recovery of the credit market and a rise in private equity buyouts have driven a rise in average transaction and monitoring fees charged by private equity firms since 2009, according to a study by law firm Dechert and researcher Preqin.

Nov 03, 2011

IndicesInvestors should be careful before adopting a bond index as their benchmark, because these indices are more complex and may be less stable than they imagine, according to a report by the Edhec-Risk Institute.

Nov 03, 2011

Pay increase1Skandia UK says net inflows of £1.8 billion (€2 billion) in the first nine months of 2011 prove the strength of its retail platform, which it says will be increasingly important as the UK adopts the Retail Distribution Review (RDR).

Nov 03, 2011

growthAberdeen Asset Management is hoping to meet clients' demands for equity-like returns in a volatile environment by launching two diversified growth funds.

Nov 02, 2011

BuyingFulfilling clients orders is the key to best execution in the eyes of sell-side firms, but the buy-side only cares about price, according to a survey by financial consultancy GreySpark Partners.

Nov 02, 2011

Survey1Government intervention is the main concern for a fifth of chief executive officers in the next twelve months, making it the second-biggest worry after sales volumes.

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