Henderson’s unique longevity and experienced fund managers all contribute to producing an investment trust range in good shape for the post-RDR era, says director James de Sausmarez
Florida-based Polen Capital makes potential portfolio members jump over high hurdles. It is a strategy that is paying off for its new Dublin-domiciled Ucits fund
Launched amid the financial crisis, Alliance Trust Investments found that an established brand name was not enough and has reinvented itself with a three-pronged strategy
Pictet Asset Management has $16bn in thematic products, with opportunities emerging where so-called megatrends intersect, according to manager Hans Peter Portner
The changing market environment raises questions of direction for M&G as its fixed income funds turn in a low-key performance and some of its equity funds look ripe for a turnaround.
Swiss bank Mirabaud is changing the direction of its $11bn asset management business by expanding its presence in the UK wholesale market, necessitating high-profile appointments.
JPMAM’s Simon Crinage believes the firm’s UK investment trust business should leverage RDR legislation to achieve growth and raise its profile, particularly among advisers.
After a year packed with new hirings, product launches and a rebranding, the firm formerly known as MAM has established itself as a coherent group under a unified philosophy
BlackRock has built an investment trust range that offers niche funds and some unique strategies. Its modern approach could help increase the popularity of closed-ended funds.
State Street Global Advisers is aiming to challenge BlackRock in the European ETF sector by targeting growth areas and looking to fill gaps in the market with innovative products.
Barings has reinvented itself as a specialist in global emerging market, fixed interest and multi-asset funds, serving a professional fund selector clientele that it expects to increase