BMO Global Asset Management Australia hires intermediary sales director

BMO Global Asset Management has appointed Michael Angwin as director, intermediary sales in its Australia office. »

Green earth

BNY Mellon appointed as trustee and paying agent for GBP48m Estover Energy bond

BNY Mellon has been appointed trustee and paying agent for Estover Energy’s GBP48m bond for a new combined heat and power plant in Speyside, Scotland. »

Handshake and money

JTC Group invests in Asian alliance partner Kensington Trust Group

JTC Group has made an investment in Kensington Trust Group (KTG), enhancing the alliance between the two companies which commenced in early 2013.  »


NAPF welcomes improvements to governance of contract-based schemes

The National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF) has welcomed the focus on better governance in contract-based schemes in the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) consultation on proposed rules for independent governance committees. »


Prudential Investments launches Prudential Income Builder Fund

Prudential Investments has launched the Prudential Income Builder Fund, offering investors the potential for income and long-term capital growth by investing primarily in income-focused equity, fixed income and non-traditional investments. »

Dominic Wheatley

Guernsey Finance names new chief executive

The board of Guernsey Finance has named Dominic Wheatley as chief executive with effect from 1 December.  »

Ross Ellis, SEI

Reinventing Buy-side Infrastructure: Buy vs Build has given way to Partner or Perish

By Ross Ellis (pictured), SEI – The asset management industry is going through a transformative period dominated by two somewhat conflicting trends: growth and uncertainty. »

Number 6

Exclusive invitation to S&P Capital IQ’s 6th London Alpha Series Event – Using Cross Asset Signals In Equity Markets

Hedgeweek is working in collaboration with S&P Capital IQ on its forthcoming “6th Alpha Series Event” entitled: Using Cross Asset Signals In Equity Markets.  »

Up arrow

Separately managed accounts see surge in institutional investor appetite

There has been a surge in institutional investor appetite for separately managed accounts driven by the threat of negative yields, regulation, improvements in capital markets and a greater understanding of securitised assets. »

Real estate investment

Investor confidence in real estate and changing allocations

Preqin looks in detail at investors’ allocations to real estate to assess how they are changing, and how, in light of current investor sentiment, these allocations may be impacted in the coming years. »

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