Beta

BNY Mellon's Dreyfus launches three multi-factor smart beta equity funds

The Dreyfus Corporation has launched three mutual funds that seek to improve market exposure by pursuing consistent benchmark outperformance and downside protection potential relative to traditional market-weighted index products.    »


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Morgan Stanley Wealth Management launches two sustainable investing portfolios

Morgan Stanley Wealth Management has launched two sustainable investing portfolios for its Select Unified Managed Account (UMA) Platform. »


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Advent Capital hires Robert Gourlay as head of European business development

Advent Capital Management has appointed Robert Gourlay as managing director and head of European business development. »


Retirement

LGIM launches Retirement Income Multi-Asset Fund

Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) has launched the LGIM Retirement Income Multi-Asset Fund. »


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Amundi strengthens global fixed income platform

Amundi has appointed Kenneth Monaghan as head of international high yield bond management for Amundi Smith Breeden, the group’s fixed income management centre in the US. »


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USS appoints chief financial officer

Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) has appointed Jennifer Halliday as chief financial officer. »


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Waverton sees 30 per cent AUM increase since buyout

Waverton Investment Management has seen assets under management (AUM) increase by 30 per cent from GBP4.0 billion in August 2013 to GBP5.2billion following its acquisition from Credit Suisse by Somers Limited and management. »


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Schroders appoints head of Europe product and manager solutions

Schroders has appointed Henriette Bergh in the newly created role of head of Europe product and manager solutions (excluding the UK). »


London

TIAA-CREF Asset Management opens distribution office in London

TIAA-CREF is opening a distribution office in London for its asset management business. »


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Portfolio construction assistance ‘fundamental to managed account sponsor's value’

Portfolio construction assistance is fundamental to a managed account sponsor's value, according to global analytics firm Cerulli Associates. »


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