Australian asset manager First State Investments is to open a German office, most likely in Frankfurt, as part of the group’s European growth strategy in 2012.
Skandia Investment Group has switched management of its $363m Skandia Greater China Equity Fund to MIR Investment Management from First State Investments.
Funds from Majedie Asset, Axa Framlington and First State were among category winners announced by Morningstar in its annual UK Fund Awards.
First State Investments International has opened of a branch office in Paris - its first corporate address on the continent.
Skandia Investment Group has awarded Tim Steer of Artemis a £38m mandate with the Skandia Global Best Ideas fund, and a £24m mandates for the UK Best Ideas fund, replacing Audrey Ryan of Kames Capital.
The storms gathering over the eurozone may well cast shadows over the Swiss cantons, but local institutions are successfully navigating the turbulence.
News from: Pictet AM, Schroders, First State, Bloomberg, BBVA AM, BNY Mellon, SGSS and Banco Cooperativo
First State Investments has made its Emerging Markets Bond fund available to investors in Germany and Austria, at a time this community seems increasingly sick of the meagre yields on local debt alternatives.
As Italy's new prime minister started his first overseas trip to convince others of his country's creditworthiness, a longstanding debt market fund manager questioned whether the land downgraded on multiple occasions since September even deserves its...
The latest rebalancing of the FE Adviser Fund Index (AFI) indices suggests that UK independent financial advisers are keeping clients exposed to European assets, whilst still guarding against associated risk.
Further ratings changes have been announced by OBSR following its Global Funds Ratings Meeting in October.
In property markets, the negative economic backdrop is undermining rental growth, suggests First State's Marco van Bussel.
Investment Europe's David Walker is blogging from the Alpha Generators manager roadshow today in Munich. We present to you the thoughts, outlooks and cautionary notes from the five speakers.
Peter Andersson, director of business development at Legg Mason, talks about the firm’s objectives in strengthening its local presence in Nordic markets
FE, the funds data provider, has announced 191 funds obtained the highest five FE Crowns rating following adjustment to the ratings methodology - previously the highest rating was three FE Crowns.
The Alpha Generators event series has started. Here are some of the speakers taking part, talking about their funds, the investment opportunities they see, and their outlooks for assets and markets.
First State Investments is to soft close a number of specialist strategies in order to protect the interests of existing investors but savers who maintain the level of existing contributions will not be affected.
First State is to soft-close Martin Lau's Greater China Growth fund as well as four other emerging markets offerings.
First State moves into emerging debt with former F&C manager at helm, Swedbank announces top management changes, Raiffeisen appoints managing director for fund advisory business, F&C recruits marketing head from SWIP, Luxembourg lobby body set up for...
Henderson Global Investors is to merge the three Gartmore Multi-Manager funds run by Tony Lanning and Bill McQuaker into its own range as part of an overhaul of its offering.