Polar Capital has reported net inflows of £694m in the quarter ended 30 June, while Liontrust has reported net inflows of £320m over the same period, reports from both managers outline. Polar Capital said that its AUM overall hit £13.6bn, up some 13% from the end of the previous quarter, as net inflows combined with […]
Polar Capital has continued to build on its recent appointment of an emerging markets team with the hiring of former BlackRock managing director Peter Leane as its new head of Nordic Region. Leane spent close to quarter of a century at BlackRock (formerly Merrill Lynch Investment Management and Mercury Asset Management), helping build up retail […]
Polar Capital, the UK headquartered specialist active manager has attracted a key emerging markets team from Nordea. Jorry Rask Nøddekær and colleagues will form the nucleus of capabilities expected to result in the launch of a fund in the third quarter of 2018. Nøddekær will become head of EM & Asia Team and lead fund […]
Polar Capital Holdings plc announced the appointment of Gavin Rochussen as the new CEO. He joined the Company to succeed Tim Woolley with immediate effect. Tim moves to a non-executive position. Prior to Polar Capital, Gavin was group CEO of J O Hambro Capital Management the active equity investment boutique acquired by Australian listed fund […]
Investment manager Polar Capital Holdings has announced the launch of a its new UK Value Team, headed by Georgina Hamilton. As UK Value fund manager, Hamilton will head up the new team and will oversee the launch of Polar Capital’s new UK Value fund by the end of the year. She joins from Miton Group, […]
John Yakas, financials fund manager at Polar Capital, gives his view on the recent market movement in the sector. Following a weak start to the year, global financials recovered sharply in March recouping some of the previous months’ losses. Gains were led by emerging market financials, but also strong gains in the US as concerns on […]
Over the year, investors have continuously voiced similar fears about Europe and increasing exposure to the region in their portfolios. Nick Davis, fund manager, Polar Capital European Income Fund, looks at some of them and explains why investors should reconsider their positions. QE is no magic wand As Draghi has repeatedly warned the politicians, monetary […]
Polar Capital has revealed the details of its new European income fund which will be managed by former Threadneedle manager Nick Davis. The new fund is a Ucits sub-fund listed on the Irish stock exchange. Applying a bottom-up stock picking approach, it will invest in a selection of 30 to 50 mid- to large cap […]
John Yakas, fund manager at Polar Capital will address the prospects for Global Financials at the InvestmentEurope Pan European Fund Selector Summit held in Hamburg on 15-17 October. As the largest sector globally, the Financials sector has recently lagged the overall market on the back of negative newsflow, but Yakas will argue that the tides have […]
David Sugarman, fund manager for Polar Capital, will discuss convertible bonds at the InvestmentEurope Pension Fund Forum held in Zurich on 15 May.
Polar Capital has launched a biotechnology Ucits, which will be managed by David Pinniger.
Polar Capital Holdings has announced the launch of an open-ended Ucits global biotechnology fund.