Thirteen prestigious FE Alpha Manager Awards were presented on Thursday 11 May at The Tate Modern, as over 300 members of the industry came together to celebrate the top talent in asset management.
60 managers have made it onto the shortlist for this year’s FE Alpha Manager of the Year Awards, with Ian Spreadbury, Jenny Jones, Nick Train, Francis Brooke, Alex Wright and Richard Woolnough among the list of the industry’s top talent.
We are pleased to announce that 42 managers have made it into the 2017 FE Alpha Manager Hall of Fame - an elite group of managers who have been consistently FE Alpha-rated over the last seven years.
- Gilts exposure remains essential portfolio insurance against equity market sell-off
- Absolute Return exposure complemented with additional defensive options
- Reduced international exposure, increased UK equity exposure
Funds that could help investors protect capital from unpredictable markets and increase portfolio diversification are the focus of the latest bi-annual FE Invest Approved List rebalance.
FE, the UK’s leading investment ratings and research agency, announced on the 23 February that is has launched FE Connect, a service which combines asset managers’ research and insights with fund data, all in one place. Asset managers registered with FE Connect can now target more than 84% of the top UK advisers with their content through a single channel.
There has been a big churn of talent in the 2017 FE Alpha Managers rebalance with the emergence of 56 new Alpha Managers and a cull of 38 managers that previously held the highly coveted status.
FE’s latest bi-annual Crown Ratings rebalance awarded 300 funds with the highly prized five FE Crowns - with 18 previously unrated funds being awarded the top accolade.
Michael Holland, Managing Director of FE, has today sent an open letter to the chairmen of the three European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) and to several investment trade publications.