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  • Barron's

Recent articles by David:

Ashmore assets rise towards $100bn

Investors flocked to products focused on emerging market debt at the end of 2019 — particularly that denominated in local currencies, rather than US dollars → Read More

Head of £9bn equities team at Aberdeen Standard departs

Stephen Docherty will be replaced by deputy Dominic Byrne → Read More

Amundi-backed fund investor IM Global strikes first European deal

Zadig, which oversees $1.8bn in assets, will become the sixth investment manager to join the IM Global Partner stable → Read More

Listed: the biggest winners from Europe’s booming ETF market

Much of the new money went to the largest providers, enabling some of them to raise more than double the amounts gathered in 2018 → Read More

Thousands of investors plan legal action against Woodford

Three law firms, Slater & Gordon, Leigh Day and Nelsons Solicitors, are in the process of gathering complaints from investors → Read More

Shareholders demand Barclays stop fossil fuel lending

Campaign group claims Barclays is the sixth-largest financer of high-carbon-emitting companies → Read More

Terry Smith pockets £16m after profits jump 26%

Bumper pay packet, which was up from £12m in 2018, comes after a booming year for the manager → Read More

UK fund managers’ shares bounce back in bumper year

The majority of listed UK asset managers enjoyed double-digit share-price rises in 2019 → Read More

Redington secures backing from Phoenix Equity Partners

Redington — seen as a challenger to larger pension consultants such as Willis Towers Watson and Mercer — has experienced rapid growth since it was founded in 2006 → Read More

Boss of Goldman-backed Nutmeg to step down in New Year

Chief operating officer will take over in CEO Stead's place → Read More

UK finance fears Brexit trade uncertainty despite Johnson win

Experts are anxious looming uncertainty over trade agreements will lead to volatility in the pound and UK assets in 2020 → Read More

Brexit to spark Mifid III, warns former MEP Swinburne

Rules governing financial markets in Europe face overhaul when the UK leaves the EU, says architect of Mifid II → Read More

Neil Woodford investors to get cash back in January

Investors have been barred from withdrawing money from Woodford’s flagship fund since it was frozen in June → Read More

Invesco’s Barnett dropped by Edinburgh Investment Trust

Pressure has been mounting on Barnett in recent months, and the fund manager has been forced to fend off criticism about his investment approach → Read More

Activist sets February deadline for new GAM chief

Krupa Global Investments says if GAM board does not ‘act quickly’ it will work with ‘other shareholders equally unhappy with the situation’ → Read More

GAM fixed income and FX trading head to exit

Move is the latest in a series of senior departures from the investment company since its new CEO was appointed in September → Read More

George Soros nurses $4.5m loss following GAM investment

Billionaire investor bought a 3% stake in the Swiss asset manager in May, sending its share price soaring → Read More

Cash buffers dwindle at UK property funds

The sector was thrust into the spotlight last week when M&G Investments suspended investor withdrawals from its flagship £2.5bn property fund → Read More

Prudential suspends M&G-linked property fund

Prudential’s product invests entirely in M&G’s property portfolio, which was suspended yesterday → Read More

UK equity inflows surge as investors ‘call election for Tories’

The longest streak of net inflows into UK equity funds suggests investors are betting on a return to political stability → Read More