Brian Jack has been appointed head of treasury at Kames Capital, the UK based manager Jack will report to head of investment implementation Bob Laws, and will be responsible for overseeing management of the cash and liquidity team, and assets of more than £5bn. Jack joins from Ignis Asset Management, where he headed the Cash […]
Aberdeen Asset Management has bought Scottish Widows Investment Partnership (SWIP) from Lloyds Banking Group for some £660m.
Lloyds Banking Group has moved closer to a sale of Scottish Widows Investment Partnership as it seeks to strengthen its balance sheet, according to reports.
Catella Förmögenhetsförvaltning strengthens Växjö officeCatella Förmögenhetsförvaltning has strengthened its local branch office in Växjo, Sweden, with two new asset managers, Eric Constantien and Christian Åberg. Constantien was most recently portfolio manager at Bixia AB and has more than 10 years’ experience in financial markets. Among previous positions, he has been a stockbroker with Carnegie and […]
FE, the funds data provider, has announced 191 funds obtained the highest five FE Crowns rating following adjustment to the ratings methodology – previously the highest rating was three FE Crowns.
Chris Ellyatt is leaving Aberdeen Asset Management, where he was global head of business development, to be replaced by a recent recruit from Scottish Widows Investment Partnership, who is returning to Aberdeen.
Investors can find some attractive opportunities in bond markets amid the turmoil, according to SWIP’s Steven Logan, co-manager of the group’s £1.3bn High Yield Bond fund.
Signet hire signals move into Europe, Trafalgar makes board appointment, SWIP appoints for fixed income, Daiwa announces further hire, Holden joins Ignis in UK equity restructure.
Scottish Widows Investment Partnership is to use Twitter and LinkedIn to distribute blogs, including discussion on strategy updates, directly from its multi-manager team