Seven out of ten businesses say the cost of running a defined benefits (DB) pension scheme is stifling their investment intentions, with eight out of ten manufacturers saying it is affecting their plans, according to a survey by the CBI and Standard Life.10 Dec 2013
Eric Verleyen, Group CIO at SG Hambros Bank is looking more broadly for ideas, but says the process he relies on provides some good checks and balances.06 Dec 2013
The UK's Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has delivered the government's Autumn Statement saying the UK is growing faster than other economies thanks to its economic policies.05 Dec 2013
Tony Stenning, head of UK Retail at BlackRock, comments on the October IMA fund statistics.05 Dec 2013
Neuberger Berman has announced the launch of the Neuberger Berman Short Duration Emerging Market Debt Fund, a sub-fund of its Irish-domiciled Ucits fund umbrella, Neuberger Berman Investment Funds.02 Dec 2013
At the NAPF's Annual Stewardship Conference, Steve Waygood, Chief Responsible Investment Officer for Aviva Investors, will call on the sector to respond to the challenges laid out by the Kay Review on UK equity markets.26 Nov 2013
Standard Life Wealth will move within the Standard Life group to its global fund manager Standard Life Investments with effect from 1st January 2014.21 Nov 2013
Aberdeen Asset Management has bought Scottish Widows Investment Partnership (SWIP) from Lloyds Banking Group for some £660m.18 Nov 2013
The Global Convertible Bond team at RWC, headed up by Davide Basile, has taken over the RWC Cautious Absolute Rate and Currency fund.14 Nov 2013
Macroeconomist Michael Kitson at the Cambridge Judge Business School argues that a new and much broader innovation policy is needed to create meaningful economic growth.12 Nov 2013
F&C Investments has announced its intention to add a fifth fund to its multi-asset, risk-targeted Lifestyle fund range, with the planned launch of the F&C MM Lifestyle Foundation Fund.11 Nov 2013
Bestinvest, the UK wealth manager and online investment service, has announced today that it has agreed to be acquired by a company owned by the Permira funds for an undisclosed sum.08 Nov 2013
The future of London as the fund management capital of the world is secure for the next three years say 96% of asset managers, but faces multiple threats to its dominance over the next decade according to a survey from commercial law firm, Nabarro.06 Nov 2013
Smith & Williamson Investment Management has announced a consolidation of its UK growth fund range.06 Nov 2013
Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM), the UK's biggest institutional investor is set to take a prominent role in Continental Europe's wholesale market by the end of the year, starting with the roll out of sub-funds to its Luxembourg Sicav.05 Nov 2013
Social Responsible Investing (SRI) is gaining ground across the European asset management industry, but Italy's is still weighted to the retail investor.
Henderson Global Investors has won the Group of the Year category at the InvestmentEurope Fund Manager of the Year Awards, with Polar Capital taking Specialist Group of the Year.
InvestmentEurope's Pension Fund Forum is taking place today, 21 November, in Zurich - offering a programme of individual speakers and panel discussion throughout the day.