Legg Mason Global Asset Management has strengthened its Italian branch with the appointment of Stefano Colombo as client relationship manager.
Marco Negri, country head Italy at Legg Mason Global Asset Management, sees a possible and more distinctive "great rotation" in Italian investors' portfolios through 2014.
Regina Borromeo, portfolio manager of Legg Mason Brandywine Global Income Optimiser Fund, will be speaking at the InvestmentEurope's Fund Selector Summit in Milan on 13 November.
Legg Mason Global Asset Management has launched Brandywine Global Fixed Income Absolute Return Fund and Brandywine Global Income Optimiser Fund to expand its offering to Italian investors.
Selling of high yield fixed income assets has created a number of opportunities in the hardest hit emerging market bonds and currencies, according to Legg Mason subsidiary Brandywine Global.
Andrew Cormack, portfolio manager at Legg Mason Subsidiary Western Asset, has said that spreads around debt issued by Portugal are not enough to compensate investors for the risk they are taking on in the current environment of uncertainty.
Legg Mason Capital Management's US fund manager Mary Chris Gay has exited the firm, Investment Week can reveal.
Hersh Cohen, co-Chief Investment Officer at ClearBridge, the Legg Mason equity manger, says quality US companies are likely to keep rewarding investors with growing dividends.
Legg Mason Global Asset Management has hired Steve Triantafilidis and Michael Bourke to work in its London office, supporting the further development of the emerging markets business.
Italian investors are very likely to consider investing outside of their home market and more than half of those who are not currently investing internationally are considering this option, according to a survey published by Legg Mason Global Asset Management....
The board at global asset manager Legg Mason has named Joseph Sullivan president and CEO, and a member of the board of directors.
Legg Mason subsidiary Royce Associates says there is an opportunity for US small cap investors because strong corporate balance sheets have raised the prospects for M&A activity.
Robert Abad, emerging markets portfolio manager at Legg Mason subsidiary Western Asset Management, has said that continued hunger for yield among investors should make 2013 a good year for emerging market debt.
Legg Mason Global Asset Management has appointed Stefania Nicola as client relationship manager in its Italian branch headed by Marco Negri.
InvestmentEurope's recent Lausanne Summit saw ten management groups outline their unique investment ideas, including Legg Mason Global Asset Management.
Legg Mason says American small cap stocks have had a “convincing comeback” since the financial crisis.
European allocators might be sceptical about the words ‘aggressive growth' when applied to funds these days, even when the fund in question focuses on America, still one of the world's preeminent economic engines.
Raphael Picaud has joined Legg Mason Global Asset Management in Switzerland as client relationship manager, as the firm builds up its presence in the country.
ClearBridge Advisors, a subsidiary of Legg Mason, has appointed Scott Glasser co-CIO of the investment management business.
Legg Mason subsidiary ClearBridge Advisor believes that dividends from technology companies are set to rise, following the news of US software firm Micrisoft increasing its own payou by 15%.
Global asset management firm Legg Mason has confirmed today that Mark R. Fetting (pictured), chairman and chief executive, will step down at the end of September and remain as a consultant to the company until the end of the year.