Tages Capital has appointed Ed Morse as Sales Director with responsibility for spearheading Sales and Marketing for the UK and Northern Europe. A seasoned executive with over 30 years’ in the funds industry, Morse has wide experience in the development and marketing of alternative investment funds across multiple jurisdictions. He was formerly co-head of Investment Trusts at […]
BMO financial group has announced that its asset management business in Europe, the Middle-East and Africa (EMEA) will be rebranding as BMO Global Asset Management. F&C AM’s institutional, intermediate retail and wholesale business will operate under this new brand. F&C REIT, the direct property investors, will be re-branded as BMO Real Estate Partners. All changes are effective […]
The F&C Macro Global Bond Fund Board has announced the appointment of Steven Bell and Michiel de Bruin of F&C Investments to manage the fund.
F&C Investments today announces the appointment of Robert Thorpe as Head of Consumer.
Strong demand for emerging market debt and equity assets should remain, according to experts in the field.
The European Assets Trust, the closed-end investment company run by F&C Investments, has produced strong annual results, driven, says the manager by its stock selection process.
London-based F&C Asset Management has reported £7.2bn of net outflows for 2011, during a tough year for the group as activist investor Edward Bramson seeks to turnaround the firm’s fortunes.
Institutional investors must remain focused on their fiduciary duties as shareholders when analysing remuneration packages, despite the issue being surrounded by often heated political and moral debate, says one of the UK’s largest institutional investors and advisors on shareholder voting.
Alain Grisay is to step down as F&C Asset Management’s CEO next year, with Edward Bramson taking over his responsibilities in the role of executive chairman.
Figures from Lipper suggest ethical equity funds under-deliver against their sectors.
European high yield bonds are offering attractive potential returns for the concomitant risks, as managers say there is scope for spreads at least to halve, while rates of default among low quality issuers are expected to remain below the long-term average of 4.7%.
Ex-Gartmore manager Leigh Himsworth last week returned to running money with boutique group Eden Financial, following the launch of the £10m Eden UK Select Opportunities fund.