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Sebastian Cheek

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Sebastian joined Last Word Media in 2017 as editor of Portfolio Adviser. He previously spent 10 years as a journalist and editor in the UK institutional investment sector, most recently as editor of Portfolio Institutional. Prior to that, he held several roles at Professional Pensions which is part of Incisive Media.

Investment 16 Jul 18

FCA confronts David and Goliath battle on fund pricing

Smaller platforms are struggling to compete with larger counterparts over fund prices because of the latter’s ability to negotiate discounts with asset managers, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has warned.

Investment 13 Jul 18

WH Ireland wealth head quits over strategy direction

WH Ireland’s head of wealth management has left the firm over a difference of opinion regarding the strategic direction of the private wealth management division.

Investment 12 Jul 18

Canada Life’s Marchant: Equities aren’t too expensive

For David Marchant, asset allocation requires a balanced approach as markets emerge from an extended period defined by quantitative easing and low rates.

Investment 12 Jul 18

BMO GAM to shed F&C brand

BMO Global Asset Management (GAM) is phasing out the F&C brand attached to all its open-ended funds and European entities, more than four years after the Bank of Montreal (BMO) acquired F&C Asset Management.

Investment 10 Jul 18

Industry demands a tougher regulator on Mifid II

The FCA has vowed to review Mifid II six months after it came into force, but industry figures believe it must stamp its authority on non-conforming firms and the unbundling of research costs if the directive is to be successful.

Equities 10 Jul 18

Richard Buxton’s biggest worry about global markets

Old Mutual Global Investors head of UK equities Richard Buxton has outlined his biggest worry about global markets. Find out what this is by watching the video below.

Investment 9 Jul 18

City veteran to leave Columbia Threadneedle after 32 years

One of the City’s longest-serving female fund managers is retiring after a career of more than 35 years.

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