Kevin Lilley, manager of the Old Mutual European Equity Fund, believes that as the macro events of 2012 subside, the New Year should accentuate the positive.
Christine Johnson, manager on the Old Mutual Corporate Bond fund, says that whatever the outcome of the US presidential election, investors need to prepare for investment opportunities.
The Skandia label will disappear in the UK and a number of senior roles have been reshuffled as part of a major overhaul of the Old Mutual Wealth Management business.
The stereotype of a hedge fund manager is of a gambler on markets, a high risk taker. At the moment, however, the reality is flying in the face of that archetype.
Mario Draghi told markets in July to believe him that his plans to save the euro “will be enough”. But as he prepares to outline the detail this Thursday, fund managers are replying, “it will not be enough”.
Christine Johnson, manager on the Old Mutual Corporate Bond fund, says coupons are the key to continued compound interest.
Old Mutual Wealth Management has appointed Jeremy Charles chief operating officer of the business that currently includes the Skandia UK, Skandia International, Skandia Investment Group and Old Mutual Asset Managers (UK) brands.
The UK branch of Old Mutual Asset Managers has named Steven Brown as head of advisory distribution with prime responsibility for strategic partnerships in the UK wholesale market.
Daniel Nickols, head of UK Mid and Small Caps Desk at Old Mutual Asset Managers, believes that the relatively low level of ongoing M&A activity involving private equity handing over investments to public equity players reflects attractive valuations of publicly listed stock.