• Merging

    Fund industries of Ireland and China to work closer together

    The fund industry associations of Ireland and China have vowed to encourage and support greater international capital flows, which they say will result in greater opportunities for

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  • Mergers and aquisition

    Old Mutual Wealth to acquire Quilter Cheviot

    Old Mutual Wealth is to acquire discretionary investment manager Quilter Cheviot for £585 million (€731.7 billion) to close what chief executive Paul Feeney says is "a clear gap" in the proposition.

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  • Blackrock building

    BlackRock assets rise despite European equity outflows

    BlackRock's assets under management rose 10% in the year ending in September 30, leaving the world's largest money manager with more than

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  • Crashing down

    Falling sales of equity funds dampen Ucits sales during August

    Net sales of equity funds fell dramatically during August, reducing the overall sales of Ucits funds for the summer month.

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  • Analytics

    Man Group AUM increases, but GLG sales dip

    Manny Roman, the chief executive of London-listed hedge fund company Man Group, reports a slowdown in sales in the third quarter (Q3), in its GLG unit, though net flows overall were just positive at $0.4 billion (€0.3 billion).

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