NEWS

Apr 26, 2012

MergerOld Mutual is merging two of its three UK asset management businesses, Old Mutual Asset Managers UK (OMAM UK) and Skandia Investment Group. Its third UK business, Rogge Global Partners, a specialist bond manager, will stay separate.

Apr 26, 2012

American_flagThe US continues to be a popular target for investment managers with two firms announcing funds this week, one in the absolute-return sector and another focusing on high yield bonds.

Apr 23, 2012

Calssification1The European Fund and Asset Management Association (Efama) is hoping to unite fund distributors, data companies and national organisations in using a “true pan-European classification of investment funds” that will aid fund comparison.

Apr 23, 2012

Africa_mapFranklin Templeton Investments says it has had approval from the Luxembourg regulator to launch an African equity fund, overseen by Dr Mark Mobius, chairman of the firm's emerging markets group.

Apr 23, 2012

walletSchroders is launching a fund of funds investing in its own range of “maximiser” and fixed income funds.

Apr 23, 2012

S and PS&P Indices says there were 41 exchange-traded funds (ETFs) based on its indices launched in the first quarter, with more than half (23) launched in Europe. If this rate continues, there will be twice as many S&P-linked ETFs launched this year as in 2011.

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