With a recent article in the Financial Times (paywall), the debate around the management of the Woodford Equity Income Fund has broadened out to include the actions of the Authorised Corporate Director (ACD), a role very few outside the industry know anything about, but one that is very important nonetheless.
- Sterling Strategic bonds and North American Smaller Companies among leading sectors with highest percent of 5-Crown funds.
The FCA published Policy Statement PS19/4 in February with further remedies for UK Authorised Fund Managers (AFMs) as a follow-up to its Asset Management Market Study (AMMS).
London, 17th May 2019: Last night, FE brought together over 250 members of the fund management industry at LSO St Luke’s to celebrate the 2019 FE Alpha Manager of the Year Awards. The ceremony was hosted by British favourite, Hugh Dennis, who presented 12 awards to this year’s best fund managers.
- MI Somerset Emerging Markets Dividend Growth and Royal London UK Equity Income among funds removed
LONDON, 29 APRIL 2019: Ten new funds have been given a ‘buy’ rating and four funds have been removed from the FE Invest Approved List of funds in the latest review. FE Invest rebalances its list of preferred funds twice a year.
WEDNESDAY 24th APRIL, 2019: FE, the investment ratings and research agency, announced today the fund managers that have made it onto the shortlist for this year’s FE Alpha Manager of the Year Awards with David Dudding, Gary Greenberg, Francis Brooke, Hugh Yarrow, Stephen Moore and Aziz Hamzaogullari among the list of the industry’s top talent.
LONDON, 23 APRIL 2019: FE’s latest survey of UK advisers finds that the industry is adapting gradually towards the changing regulatory landscape, rather than adopting new rules such as MIFID II immediately.
FE has been ranked number 43 in the annual Sunday Times BDO Profit Track 100, which was published in the Business section of The Sunday Times on 7 April 2019.
17 managers retain their place in the FE Hall of Fame for fifth-year running
18 managers enter FE Hall of Fame for first time
LONDON, 25 MARCH 2019: FE announced today that 61 fund managers have made it into the 2019 FE Alpha Manager Hall of Fame - an elite group of managers who have been consistently FE Alpha Manager rated over the last seven years.
- 54 new Alpha Managers -38 of which make the list for the first time
- Blackrock tops the groups table
LONDON, 18 FEBRUARY 2019: There has been a big churn of talent in the 2019 FE Alpha Manager rebalance, with 54 managers joining the ranks and 52 losing their FE Alpha Manager title.