The global financial market has been faced with investment uncertainty given a number of unanticipated events over the past six months. For UK investors, the risk of losing money and seeing large fluctuations in the value of their holdings seems to have prompted a change in sentiment and a movement towards safer assets. Following the […]
Regulatory approval has led Legal & General Investment Management and Aegon to confirm the closing of the deal announced in August 2016 that will see the Cofunds business transferred into Aegon’s own platform – affecting some 750,000 customers and their financial advisers in the UK. Integration of the business is expected to be completed by […]
Legal & General has announced the sale of investment platform Cofunds to Dutch pension and insurance provider Aegon, subject to regulatory approval. The £140m (€162.69m) sale includes the Investor Portfolio Service (IPS) platform as well as Cofunds’ retail and institutional business. All employees in Cofunds and IPS will be transitioned to Aegon. Legal & General […]
Legal & General owned investment platform Cofunds has announced the appointment of Marc Bulstrode, as operations director, he is also set to join the Cofunds board, subject to regulatory approval. Bulstrode joins from Fidelity Worldwide Investment, where he most recently worked as head of Change and Business Management for the UK business. At Cofunds, he […]
Carmignac Gestion has made its funds available over Cofunds, one of the UK’s largest investment platforms managing over £50bn in assets for more than 800,000 investors.
Legal & General said today its recent move to take over fund supermarket Cofunds will lift assets in its savings arm above £100bn to a new record high when the deal completes.
Financial services platform Cofunds is planning to hit 3,000 clean share classes on the platform by July.
GAM has announced that its recently launched discretionary fund management (DFM) offering for the UK adviser market is now available on financial services platform Cofunds.
Global equity income overtook Sterling strategic bond for the first time to become the second most popular sector in February, according to figures published from platform for financial services Cofunds.
Almost half of end investors are looking for peace of mind when it comes to seeking financial advice, according to research published by funds platform Cofunds.
Mixed Investment 20-60% shares continued to be the highest-selling sector in January, accounting for 74% an investment platform for advisers and other financial institutions with assets under administration of £50bn.
Net inflows and outflows finally stabilised in October after four months of volatility, according to the latest figures released by financial services platform Cofunds.