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    1. September 29, 2014

      Aberdeen Asset Management fund outflows slow

      Aberdeen Asset Management, Europe's biggest listed investment group, has stemmed the flow of money out of its business after...

    2. September 14, 2014

      Scottish fund companies hurt by referendum jitters

      Heightened uncertainty over the outcome of Scotland’s referendum on Thursday has dented sales for the largest Scottish fund...

    1. September 14, 2014

      Business as usual for Aberdeen no matter how Scots vote

      Martin Gilbert plays golf with Alex Salmond – but unlike his good friend, the Scottish First Minister, he is neutral on the...

    2. August 10, 2014

      Movers & shakers: August 11

      ● Invesco Perpetual has appointed Danielle Singer as a senior client portfolio manager within its multi-asset team. Ms...

    3. July 28, 2014

      Aberdeen shrugs off outflows as drive to diversify starts paying off

      Martin Gilbert is a man who can take the heat, whether it is in the Mediterranean, where he plans to go sailing next month,...

    4. July 11, 2014

      Insurers mine customers’ finance records to set premiums

      It is the unlikely question that could save your life. Next time a colleague offers you a lift home, ask the driver if he...

    5. July 7, 2014

      Banks ‘use funds of funds to boost profits’

      Several banks and asset managers are stuffing “funds of funds” with cheap in-house investments to boost profits instead of...

    6. June 1, 2014

      Aberdeen loses head, but not hope, in US

      Aberdeen Asset Management’s US business was already struggling with lacklustre sales when its chief executive surprised the...

    7. May 6, 2014

      Aberdeen Asset Management head bullish despite drop in profits

      Aberdeen Asset Management’s chief executive on Tuesday insisted Europe’s biggest independent investment group was in “good...

    8. May 4, 2014

      Index funds criticise Royal Mail float

      Passive index fund managers have criticised the UK government for excluding them from the list of priority investors for the...

    9. April 29, 2014

      Industry grows impatient as PF2’s teething problems persist

      PF2 was supposed to be the phoenix from the ashes of the much-criticised private finance initiative programme, under which...

    10. April 27, 2014

      Movers & shakers: April 28

      ● Niall Ferguson, the high-profile author, columnist and Harvard history professor, has been elected to the board of...

    11. April 25, 2014

      No need to gild the lily on infrastructure

      That’ll teach you, George Osborne. You took away our lucrative, low-risk business of force-feeding annuities to innocent...

    12. April 6, 2014

      Swip name swapped for Aberdeen brand

      Aberdeen Asset Management has begun phasing out the Scottish Widows Investment Partnership brand name just days after...

    13. April 1, 2014

      Aberdeen chief says worst is over for emerging market outflows

      Aberdeen Asset Management offered welcome relief to shareholders as its chief executive declared the worst was over in terms...

    14. February 20, 2014

      Pressure grows on lucrative annuities business

      Annuities have been among the biggest money-spinners for Britain’s biggest listed life insurers for years. These policies –...

    15. January 12, 2014

      Movers & shakers: January 13

      ● David Semaya has been appointed as chairman of Nikko Asset Management. Mr Semaya will join Nikko in April. Takumi Shibata,...

    16. January 5, 2014

      Aberdeen and Scottish Widows suffer investor slump

      Scottish Widows’ fund business and Aberdeen Asset Management, its new parent group, both suffered some of the heaviest...

    17. December 15, 2013

      Market turns against Scottish Widows purchase

      Aberdeen Asset Management’s record acquisition of Scottish Widows Investment Partnership last month is sparking worries in...

    18. December 9, 2013

      Lloyds sells St James’s Place stake for £670m

      Lloyds Banking Group is set for a £670m capital boost after the taxpayer-backed bank pressed the button on the sale of its...

    19. December 9, 2013

      The guard and the goals are changing for asset groups

      There is a changing of the guard in the asset management industry. The most recent senior figure to declare his intention to...

    20. December 9, 2013

      Jupiter chief quits amid rising pressure on fund managers

      The departure of Edward Bonham Carter as chief executive of Jupiter Fund Management, one of the biggest listed investment...

    21. December 6, 2013

      Tracker fund sales rise

      Investors are pouring more money into tracker funds than ever before. October was the best month on record for tracker fund...

    22. December 4, 2013

      UK infrastructure: Big numbers

      Infrastructure financing is bedevilled by VERY BIG NUMBERS. The UK published its fourth national infrastructure plan on...

    23. December 4, 2013

      Insurers to promise £25bn for infrastructure

      Six major insurance companies will announce plans on Wednesday to invest £25bn into UK infrastructure as ministers seek to...

    24. November 28, 2013

      Lloyds Bank close to appointing Lord Blackwell as chairman

      Lloyds Banking Group is on the verge of appointing Lord Norman Blackwell, currently chairman of its Scottish Widows...

    25. November 22, 2013

      Doubts over Aberdeen’s acquisition drive

      Martin Gilbert bestrides the domestic fund world like a colossus. Aberdeen Asset Management’s purchase of the rump of...

    26. November 18, 2013

      Aberdeen targets US behemoths after Scottish Widows deal

      Martin Gilbert is a man with a big personality and big plans. For some people, a deal transforming their company into the...

    27. November 18, 2013

      Aberdeen true to reputation for thrift

      Current wisdom holds that banks have no business dabbling in asset management. The sale of the investment arm of Scottish...

    28. November 18, 2013

      Aberdeen plans to take on US asset managers after Swip deal

      Martin Gilbert’s Aberdeen Asset Management is plotting an audacious bid to steal business from US investment groups such as...

    29. November 17, 2013

      Aberdeen wins £500m battle to buy Swip

      Aberdeen Asset Management will this week announce a £500m takeover of Scottish Widows Investment Partnership in a deal that...

    30. November 17, 2013

      Aberdeen M&A deal prevails despite Swip outflows

      Scottish Widows Investment Partnership is one of the most unpopular fund groups with investors this year, but this has not...

    31. November 8, 2013

      Aberdeen dips on doubts over deal

      Fund managers lagged behind a flat London market with Aberdeen Asset Management the sharpest faller amid doubts about its...

    32. November 3, 2013

      Job cuts on the cards if Aberdeen takes over Swip

      Aberdeen Asset Management is planning to make big job cuts should it succeed in its £500m takeover of Scottish Widows...

    33. October 24, 2013

      Lloyds and Aberdeen on course to lick the platter clean

      There are such things as Jack Sprat deals where both buyers and sellers gain what they want. Aberdeen Asset Management’s...

    34. October 24, 2013

      Aberdeen’s plan to acquire Scottish Widows finds favour

      Aberdeen Asset Management and Lloyds Banking Group were among the top gainers on the FTSE 100 after announcing they were in...

    35. October 24, 2013

      Aberdeen in talks with Lloyds to buy Scottish Widows arm

      Aberdeen Asset Management is close to buying Scottish Widows Investment Partnership for £500m in a deal that would transform...

    36. October 23, 2013

      Women’s retirement saving at record low

      The number of women who are putting aside adequate savings for their retirement has fallen to a record low, according to a...

    37. October 17, 2013

      Just Retirement set for return to market

      Permira is aiming to return Just Retirement to the stock market at a valuation six times higher than it paid for the pension...

    38. September 22, 2013

      Movers & shakers: September 23

      ● Pieter Dalderop has moved to Schroders as head of institutional clients, Benelux, from Royal Bank of Scotland. ● Heath...

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