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Manulife Asset Management expands institutional sales team

Manulife Asset Management has expanded its institutional sales team with the addition of Nathaniel L Hennigar as managing director covering a segment of the Midwest region.  »


Research

Natixis funds USD1m investor behaviour project at MIT

Natixis Global Asset Management is funding a three-year, USD1 million research project at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) focused on investor behaviour and personal benchmarks. »


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Wellington Management selected as manager of John Hancock International Growth Fund

John Hancock Investments has hired Wellington Management to manage the John Hancock International Growth Fund (GOIGX). »


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Alain Demarolle appointed non-executive chairman of LCH.Clearnet SA

Alain Demarolle has been appointed as non-executive chairman of the board directors of LCH.Clearnet SA, the group's French-based entity, effective immediately. »


Channel Islands

Carne Group opens office in the Channel Islands

Carne Group, a provider of governance and oversight services for asset managers, has opened a new office in the Channel Islands. »


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Catella acquires shares in IPM

Catella has secured the approval of the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (Finansinspektionen) and has taken up shares in Informed Portfolio Management (IPM) as agreed in January 2014. »


FTSE 100

Sluggish performance from largest FTSE firms weighs heavily on dividend growth, says Capita

UK dividend growth slowed to a crawl in the second quarter, according to the latest UK Dividend Monitor from Capita Asset Services. »


Globe and money

Institutional and retail investors diverge in their response to Janet Yellen’s testimony

The possibility of higher US interest rates and slower growth in the Eurozone continued to occupy the minds of investors during the second week of July, with redemptions from EPFR Global-tracked high yield bond funds hitting their highest level in over a year. »


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CSSF issues new circular on UCITS depositaries… Lombard Odier Investment Managers launches US equity long/short fund…

UBS Asset Management has added its Xtra Yield strategy to the firm’s Luxembourg-domiciled SICAV by a launching a UCITS compliant version of the fund reported Citywire Global this week. »


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Notenstein Private Bank chooses SimCorp Dimension software

Notenstein Private Bank, which has assets under management of CHF20bn, has selected SimCorp Dimension as its new software solution for front- and middle-office operations. »


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