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Old Mutual says it’s considering a ‘small IPO’ for OMW

By: Helen Burggraf | 25 May 2017

Old Mutual, the British-South African financial services group that owns Old Mutual Wealth, said today it is considering “the possibility of a small initial public offering” for…

Amundi opens Dubai office as it expands into MENA region

By: Helen Burggraf | 25 May 2017

Amundi, the Paris-based, Euronext Paris-listed asset manager has opened an office  in the Dubai International Financial Centre, which it said would enable it to better look after…

DeVere to appeal after losing in £217k South African ex-employee court case

By: Gary Robinson | 16 May 2017

DeVere has appealed against a South African court ruling that it must pay ZAR3.7m (£217,380) in outstanding commission, notice paid and an unpaid portion of a bonus,…

Vistra expands into Oz, via acquisition

By: Helen Burggraf | 15 May 2017

Less than three months after announcing its last market-expanding purchase, Vistra Group – the acquisitive, Hong Kong-based corporate services, trust, fiduciary and fund administration services provider –…

Joint UK, Mauritius deals predicted, post London event

By: Gary Robinson | 11 May 2017

More than a 100 delegates from financial services firms in the UK were given a masterclass in how to tap into opportunities arising for Mauritius, with fintech attracting a…

Evans to head up Mideast ops for Old Mutual Int’l

By: Helen Burggraf | 19 Apr 2017

Paul Evans has been promoted to head of region for Old Mutual International in the Middle East and Africa, taking over responsibility for the company’s distribution efforts…

Old Mutual in China insurance joint venture sell off: report

By: Gary Robinson | 07 Apr 2017

Old Mutual has reportedly put up for sale its 50% stake in its Chinese insurance joint venture. The South African and UK financial giant which is, as…

Monaco’s Rosemont opens office in Mauritius

By: Helen Burggraf | 03 Apr 2017

Rosemont International, a multi-family office and high-end corporate services provider based in Monaco, has opened an office in Ebene, Mauritius.  Rosemont says its new office, headed up…

London still tops GFCI league table, as Asian centres gain, Dubai slides

By: Helen Burggraf | 27 Mar 2017

Asian cities – including Singapore, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Shanghai, Osaka, Beijing and Kuala Lumpur – gained ground, if not in all cases actually rising in the ranking,…

People moves: Fidelity International, Investec, Old Mutual Global Investors, HSBC

By: International Investment Staff | 24 Mar 2017

Fidelity Int’l names Hirter to Swiss sales role  Fidelity International has named Stefan Hirter to head up its sales operations in Switzerland. Hirter, who is based in…

DeVere Group receives licence for Mauritius investment bank

By: Gary Robinson | 06 Mar 2017

DeVere Group is to launch a new Mauritius-based investment banking operation to sit alongside its financial adviser business and recently rolled out private bank. DeVere said earlier today that it has received…

Investec names Trilli to its growing Americas sales team

By: Helen Burggraf | 27 Feb 2017

Investec Asset Management said it has expanded its Americas sales team, with the hiring of  Michelle Trilli as sales director, to oversee the South Africa and UK-based…

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