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    1. July 17, 2016

      Asset management: Actively failing

      To an audience of financial advisers who had come to hear the hottest stock tips from the big stars of the fund...

    2. April 11, 2016

      Active asset managers knocked by shift to passive strategies

      The deteriorating ability of money managers to beat their indices has led to investors accelerating a shift towards...

    1. March 18, 2016

      Every cycle is defined by a hubris trade

      Utopia, 200ft of luxury with a teak helipad, was judged in 2007 to be the ninth largest yacht in America by Power &...

    2. March 13, 2016

      Movers & shakers: March 14

      • Allianz has hired Jackie Hunt, the former head of Prudential’s UK business, to oversee Pimco, its struggling...

    3. February 8, 2016

      Fund managers ready for ‘smart beta’ wars

      The swelling popularity of cheap, index-tracking funds has been a mounting concern for traditional asset managers. But...

    4. February 7, 2016

      Aberdeen cuts fees on emerging markets fund

      Aberdeen Asset Management, Europe’s third-largest fund house, is cutting fees on one of its emerging markets fund at a...

    5. February 7, 2016

      Fidelity is the latest fund house to fall under the spell of ETFs

      Fidelity International has begun to build a team in London in preparation for the launch of its first exchange traded...

    6. January 30, 2016

      Dominance of ‘Big Three’ forces wave of innovation

      Three big problems confront asset managers looking to establish or expand their operations in the rapidly growing...

    7. January 17, 2016

      Movers & shakers: January 18

      • Alliance Trust has recruited Lord Smith of Kelvin to chair its board, following a governance shake-up at the Scottish...

    8. December 13, 2015

      ‘Cannibal’ exchange traded funds embraced by active managers

      Over the past decade many active fund houses avoided the rapidly expanding exchange traded fund industry due to fears...

    9. December 6, 2015

      Movers & shakers: December 7

      • PineBridge Investments, the $77.6bn US asset manager, has appointed Gregory Ehret as chief executive officer. Mr...

    10. November 22, 2015

      Movers and shakers: November 23

      • Mark Richards has joined JPMorgan Asset Management as a strategist in the global multi-asset solutions group. Mr...

    11. October 25, 2015

      More fund managers sue scandal-hit Petrobras

      Dozens of mutual funds owned by Pimco, Allianz, Legg Mason and Western Asset Management have sued Petrobras over losses...

    12. August 2, 2015

      The week: August 3

      ● Legg Mason announced last week that it had agreed to buy a majority stake in Rare Infrastructure, a $7.6bn...

    13. May 18, 2015

      Why multi-boutiques are so on-trend

      It is the fastest-growing asset manager you’ve probably never heard of. Affiliated Managers Group, with some $638bn of...

    14. April 3, 2015

      Pimco’s losses are Carlyle’s gain

      Carlyle, the private equity firm, has emerged as one of the big winners from management turmoil at Pimco, as bond...

    15. March 15, 2015

      Movers & shakers: March 16

      Seyi Owodunni has moved to Emerging Capital Partners, the pan-African private equity firm, as managing director of the...

    16. November 9, 2014

      Pimco’s troubles create record inflows for fixed income ETFs

      Fixed income ETFs are on course for a record-breaking year of inflows, with funds boosted by investors switching money...

    17. August 3, 2014

      Movers & shakers: August 4

      ● Lisa Jones has been appointed as head of the US for Pioneer Investments, the €185.5bn asset management subsidiary of...

    18. July 27, 2014

      Scottish funds shrug off referendum fears

      The Scottish fund industry received an important vote of confidence on Thursday when it emerged that one of Edinburgh’s...

    19. July 24, 2014

      Martin Currie surrenders independence with purchase by Legg Mason

      Martin Currie, the Edinburgh-based equity specialist, is to be acquired by US asset manager Legg Mason, marking the end...

    20. July 20, 2014

      Fund Focus: Legg Mason sees value in Europe

      Legg Mason’s Paul Ehrlichman is targeting the sectors and regions that are causing the greatest investor unrest, with...

    21. June 4, 2014

      First Solar climbs on import duty plan

      US solar panel manufacturers were lifted on Wednesday by the Commerce Department’s proposal to impose fresh import...

    22. April 29, 2014

      Morgan Stanley chief reaps benefit of integration

      James Gorman was in Hawaii last week, glad-handing the brokers on whom he staked his career and the future of Morgan...

    23. April 13, 2014

      Inflation is investors’ single biggest concern

      Inflation is the single biggest concern for investors, particularly those in Brazil and China, according to a global...

    24. April 6, 2014

      Western Asset ‘comfortable’ with emerging market bonds

      Tactical bond manager Mike Zelouf has built up a large stake in emerging market debt via his Legg Mason Western Asset...

    25. March 30, 2014

      Movers & shakers: March 31

      ● Neuberger Berman has appointed Charles Soullard to lead its client efforts in France. Mr Soullard joins from OFI...

    26. February 16, 2014

      US consumer sector is out, biotech is in

      Legg Mason ClearBridge’s Evan Bauman is avoiding investment in the US consumer sector, saying conditions in the world’s...

    27. January 19, 2014

      Movers & shakers: January 20

      ● RBC Global Asset Management has hired a 10-strong global equity team, led by Habib Subjally, from First State...

    28. December 15, 2013

      New funds: December 16

      ● Vanguard has introduced an actively managed Global Minimum Volatility fund that will invest equally in US and...

    29. November 10, 2013

      Movers & shakers: November 11

      ● Legal & General Investment Management is building up its newly formed US-based indexing team. Chad Rakvin has been...

    30. September 29, 2013

      Power to advertise points to alternative growth

      Last week, the Securities and Exchange Commission overturned a ban that had been in place since the Great Depression in...

    31. September 1, 2013

      Movers & shakers: September 2

      ● Aquico Wen, the founder and former chief investment officer of Esemplia Emerging Markets, a Legg Mason affiliate, is...

    32. August 30, 2013

      Victoire creates Hong Kong-based joint venture

      Aquico Wen, the founder and former chief investment officer of Esemplia Emerging Markets, a Legg Mason affiliate, is...

    33. June 9, 2013

      Funds of hedge funds fight for survival

      Funds of hedge funds are being forced into a corner as investors withdraw billions of dollars from the sector every...

    34. June 7, 2013

      The king of the bond market makes another bold call

      In 1981 Wall Street Week, a popular US Friday evening television show, featured a bond trader from an up and coming...

    35. June 2, 2013

      Legg Mason seeks ‘game changer’ boutique

      US fund house Legg Mason has plans to acquire a non-US equity asset management company as it seeks to broaden its...

    36. June 2, 2013

      Comeback king Sullivan gives Mason a Legg up

      Legg Mason is pinning its hopes of recovery on Joe Sullivan, a straight-talking family guy who claims he is not afraid...

    37. May 14, 2013

      Hedge funds target mutual fund market

      The next source of growth for the hedge fund industry are the widows and orphans of the mutual fund market, according...

    38. March 24, 2013

      BlackRock hopes job cuts will aid agility

      BlackRock’s now well-documented culling of staff is not revolutionary in the finance industry, but it does show the...

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