Richard Philbin, the former F&C and Architas multi-manager, has teamed up with the founder of Skandia's Best Ideas range Alan Durrant to launch a new multi-manager business.
Fund flow data from a survey of 54 fund selectors suggests small oscillations, rather than a great rotation from bonds into equities, is occurring.
Trevor Greetham, manager at Fidelity Worldwide Investment, has discussed the positioning of his multi-asset funds in regards to the economic cycle.
Percival Stanion, head of the Multi Asset Team at Barings, has pointed to continued volatility through 2013 affecting asset choices.
Research by Cerulli Associates presented at the Fund Forum conference in Monaco today has clearly shown retail distribution channels such as private and retail banks exhibit the strongest potential for growth in Europe's core countries this year.
Multi-Asset managers who looked to smooth volatility by reducing exposure to risk assets stood a good chance of outperforming in the past year, according to comments in the latest InvestmentEurope Conjecture, which is now available on demand.
Funds data provider FE has launched a new multi-manager and mixed asset section on its FE Trustnet website for UK financial advisers and private investors.