Announcement
Miton Group rebrands PSigma funds Tue, 02/09/2014 - 16:02

Miton Group, the AIM quoted fund management group, is rebranding its PSigma fund range with effect from 3 November 2014.

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Report

Local knowledge key for asset managers setting up foreign-local joint ventures in Asian markets

Foreign asset managers looking to gain entry into the mutual fund space in Asia via the joint venture route cannot ignore the value of local expertise in their entry strategies, according to a report by Cerulli Associates. »


Risk

Risk management evolving from regulatory burden to strategic core competency

Risk managers are increasingly viewing risk management as a strategic core competency rather than a regulatory obligation, according to a survey by the Professional Risk Managers’ International Association (PRMIA) and SunGard. »


Investments

Indus Capital launches super-institutional share class for Indus Select Asia Pacific Fund

Harrington Cooper, the fund distribution company, has launched a super-institutional share class for the Indus Select Asia Pacific Fund. »


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Long-term UCITS register largest quarterly inflows since Q1 2006

Long-term UCITS – excluding money market funds – registered their largest quarterly net inflows since Q1 2006 at EUR152 billion, according to the European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA). »


Dubai

Mirabaud Asset Management expands in Middle East

Mirabaud Asset Management has hired Majid Hassan as head of business development activities for the Middle East. »


Chris Ford

Top pension fund assets hit USD15 trillion

Total assets of the world’s largest 300 pension funds grew by over six per cent in 2013 to reach a new high of almost USD15 trillion, up from USD14 trillion in 2012, according to Pensions & Investments and Towers Watson research. »


Globe

Sarasin & Partners expands global thematic equity fund management team

Sarasin & Partners has appointed Mark Julio as a fund manager within its global thematic equity team, strengthening the team’s emerging market capabilities. »


Newspaper and money

VAM launches frontier markets fund

Specialist fund manager VAM has launched a Luxembourg-domiciled UCITS IV fund targeting the high growth potential of frontier market equities. »


Team meeting

Kames Capital strengthens fixed income team

Kames Capital is strengthening its fixed income team with the appointment of Alexander Pelteshki as an investment manager in its financials team, reporting to Gregory Turnbull-Schwartz. »


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