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Royal London AM appoints chief client officer as part of international expansion

Ed Venner becomes chief client officer at Royal London Asset Management as part of an expansion of the firm’s international growth strategy. Joining 13 May,...

Investors drawn to fixed-term bond funds do so “at their peril”

Nearly 300 fixed-term bond fund launches were recorded last year as the investment category took in large flows from investors seeking exposure to higher...

Investec targets UK property market with £250m

Wealth manager Investec has launched a UK real estate equity investment strategy and plans to raise £250 million in the next two years. Called “Realis”,...

Luxembourg remains leader in cross-border funds

Despite ongoing macroeconomic and geopolitical volatility, Luxembourg has maintained its status as the world’s leading destination for cross-border funds. This is the main finding of...

Euroclear acquires stake in blockchain platform Iznes

Post-trade group Euroclear has further bolstered its blockchain capabilities after acquiring a stake in the pan-European, blockchain-based funds distribution platform Iznes. The transaction, for which...

Payden & Rygel wins Lloyds’ US mandate

Lloyds of London, the international insurance market, has selected US asset manager Payden & Rygel to manage a newly launched US fixed income fund. The...

Rise in crypto fund launches predicted as digital gains “acceptance”

About a quarter of institutions and wealth managers in a survey said they expected a dramatic rise in the launch of digital asset funds,...

Nearly one in two in the UK fear running out of retirement funds, study shows

Research agency Investec Wealth & Investment (UK)'s study has shown growing concerns among Britons about retirement savings. More than half of respondents worry they haven't...

London Pensions Fund Authority publishes net zero progress report

The London Pensions Fund Authority (LPFA), a a defined benefit local government pension scheme fund, has shared its progress report on achieving net zero...

Cash-rich family offices “on the acquisition trail”

Family offices are set to increase acquisitions and investments in the year ahead, driven by a growing belief that company valuations are becoming more...

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