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  1. March 2, 2012

    Evangelist rises to the challenge on fees

    Alan Miller is not exactly a shrinking violet. He’s a highly articulate investment manager whose various campaigns are...

  2. February 12, 2012

    Henderson lifts public profile after acquisitions

    A walk around the London headquarters of Henderson Global Investors of an evening is an unsettling prospect for the...

  1. December 21, 2011

    Mulberry should thank Goodness for Godfrey Davis

    Godfrey Davis should take a bow as he prepares for his impeccably timed exit from Mulberry, the posh leather goods business...

  2. December 21, 2011

    Duffield claims online right-to-reply

    John Duffield, founder of New Star Asset Management, has claimed a right to reply to allegations made in a Central London...

  3. November 18, 2011

    English blue-bloods offer unintended comic appeal

    One obstreperous City gent taking a swing at another as their world explodes around them. It sounds like a screenplay of an...

  4. November 17, 2011

    New Star ‘like Hitchcock film’, tribunal told

    One of the City’s most senior female fund managers alleged that the “appalling” atmosphere at New Star Asset Management was...

  5. November 14, 2011

    New Star manager ‘was forced to accept funds’

    John Duffield, former chief executive of New Star Asset Management, forced a fund manager to accept £150m of new investment...

  6. November 9, 2011

    Duffield accused of bullying New Star staff

    John Duffield the founder of New Star Asset Management “bullied“ staff and called them “criminals” and “morons”, it was...

  7. November 6, 2011

    Potentials of Africa growth outlook

    The growth outlook for parts of Africa can make developed countries such as the US and the eurozone green with envy. The...

  8. November 2, 2011

    Henderson hit by falling stock markets

    Falling equity markets have dented performance at Henderson, the asset management group said on Wednesday, as worried...

  9. January 23, 2011

    Andrew Bell: outpacing competitors

    For a century-old investment trust in a somewhat sleepy sector of the market, the past few years have been a rollercoaster...

  10. January 13, 2011

    Aussie rules for Henderson chief

    Andrew Formica, Henderson chief Australia might have lost the Ashes again, but Henderson’s Aussie chief Andrew Formica might...

  11. January 12, 2011

    Gartmore deal brings integration challenge

    For Andrew Formica, chief executive of Henderson Group, a key question about his purchase of Gartmore was answered as soon...

  12. January 12, 2011

    Advisers reassure Gartmore investors

    Financial advisers have welcomed a deal by Henderson to snap up troubled investment group Gartmore, arguing that it will...

  13. December 20, 2010

    Henderson / Gartmore

    Buying an ailing business on the cheap does not make the acquisition less risky. Yet Henderson, which has offered about...

  14. December 17, 2010

    Henderson eyes bid for Gartmore

    Henderson Global Investors has begun negotiations with Gartmore about making a £344m rescue bid for the troubled City fund...

  15. FT Alphaville

    December 5, 2010

    FTfm on AV

    Some highlights from Monday’s FTfm. UK governance reporting remains poor In a review of corporate governance of FTSE 350...

  16. December 5, 2010

    Allsopp tries again with Insparo Africa fund

    Jamie Allsopp, former manager of the Heart of Africa fund at New Star, which was forced to close in 2008 due to liquidity...

  17. November 28, 2010

    Small listed asset managers to struggle

    When I started work as a junior fund manager, it was hard to find a more attractive sector to invest in than asset...

  18. November 12, 2010

    Star managers don’t always have the X factor

    The woes faced by Gartmore this week after its top fund manager Roger Guy said he was leaving the company poses the...

  19. November 8, 2010

    Activism on the rise

    Activist investing is a mercurial activity. It is hard to separate chancers from value investors with a knack for publicity....

  20. November 8, 2010

    Asset managers

    Asset managers look after investors’ money, but they are hopeless at managing themselves. Key staff leave, client outflows...

  21. October 17, 2010

    New players move in on banks’ turf

    An increasing number of small wealth managers are setting up, hoping to attract rich investors fed up with poor performance...

  22. October 10, 2010

    Insparo: discovering the last frontier

    Insparo’s African and Middle East fund passed its second anniversary in June, outperforming the emerging market universe by...

  23. October 9, 2010

    Odey acts over ‘raw deal’ fees

    Crispin Odey, the hedge fund manager, is launching a new wealth management arm to address the “raw deal” that he says...

  24. September 26, 2010

    Crispin Henderson: getting the right formula

    Threadneedle is a big fund group, with £62bn ($97bn) under management. It is part of an even bigger one – Ameriprise...

  25. September 19, 2010

    Movers & Shakers: Sept 20

    ● Epic Asset Management has hired former New Star fixed interest manager Nigel Marsh as a senior fund manager.● Schroders’...

  26. September 5, 2010

    African equity vehicle seeks investors

    Alquity Investment Management, a London and Hong Kong-based start-up, is fundraising for an African equity fund boasting...

  27. August 24, 2010

    Jupiter in the black after client inflows rise

    An increase in client investments and fees helped Jupiter Fund Management swing into the black in its first results since...

  28. August 17, 2010

    Value in commercial property

    Commercial property prices in the UK are continuing to rise, but analysts believe long-term investors can still find...

  29. August 6, 2010

    Value in commercial property

    Commercial property prices in the UK are continuing to rise, but analysts believe long-term investors can still find...

  30. July 25, 2010

    Gamble pays off for acquisitive Henderson

    Andrew Formica was not prepared to merely survive his first months as chief executive of Henderson Global Investors. Taking...

  31. July 21, 2010

    Britain: Balance and power

    Jet stream: the Eurofighter in a test stage at BAE Systems’ facility in Warton Lancashire. David Cameron, prime minister,...

  32. July 5, 2010

    Financials: look beyond Europe

    Guy de Blonay is certainly not afraid of big changes. At the start of this year, he left New Star to rejoin his former...

  33. July 4, 2010

    Jupiter manager fairly bullish on financials

    Investors fled financial stocks in the crisis as big international banks collapsed, were taken over or bailed out by...

  34. June 10, 2010

    Jupiter rises to face difficult IPO market

    Three years ago, Edward Bonham Carter completed the *740m management buy-out of Jupiter, one of the UK's best known retail...

  35. June 9, 2010

    Jupiter rises to face difficult IPO market

    Three years ago, Edward Bonham Carter completed the £740m management buy-out of Jupiter, one of the UK’s best known retail...

  36. June 6, 2010

    Movers & shakers: June 7

    ● Florence Dard has joined Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management as institutional sales director for France, having...

  37. February 25, 2010

    Henderson to seek further acquisitions

    A year after it snapped up its ailing rival New Star Asset Management, Henderson said it was on the look- out for more...

  38. February 24, 2010

    Henderson to seek further acquisitions

    A year after it snapped up its ailing rival New Star Asset Management, Henderson said it was on the look-out for more...

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