Though couched in regulatorspeak, the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA’s) verdict was damning. ‘It is important the asset management industry, which looks after the savings of millions of investors, is working as well as possible,’ said executive director Christopher Woolard in May, as he unveiled the final results of the FCA’s two-and-a- half year investigation into asset managers and the open-ended funds they run.
Schroders has launched a Global Alternative Investor Access (GAIA) Cat Bond fund on its Ucits platform designed to give investors easier access to hedge funds.
Invesco Perpetual has launched a Global Targeted Returns fund – its first multi-asset strategy product.
M&G launches a global corporate bond fund on 5 September in a bid to meet client demand.
Fidelity has added to its equity income range with the launch of the Fidelity Asian Dividend fund.
Neptune Investment Management has confirmed it plans to merge the £20.3 million Neptune UK Equity fund, managed by Scott MacLennan, with the £35.2 million Neptune UK Special Situations fund, formerly managed by Alex Breese.
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Hedge fund firm GLG Partners has launched a 'value driven' Total Return fund for investors.
Only 2 per cent of funds – 25 out of a total of more than 1,200 – produced top quartile returns over each of the past three years to the end of Q2 2013, according to F&C Investments’ latest FundWatch survey, run by its multi manager team.
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