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22 June 2018

High-flying life sciences fund has invested a further £85 million into Freeline to help the gene therapy company with the next stage of growth.

21 June 2018

‘I do go in other people’s dustbins,’ says deep value manager of Temple Bar explaining why he buys ‘bad companies, or ones that are perceived as bad’ and does better in difficult markets.

21 June 2018

Fund manager Chetan Sehgal says investors must look beyond recent volatility and not lose sight of opportunities as Saudia Arabia and Argentina join the ranks of emerging markets.

21 June 2018

Zehrid Osmani, the new head of Martin Currie's global investment team, becomes co-manager of its Global Portfolio Trust as Tom Walker, its manager for 19 years, prepares to retire.

21 June 2018

Standard Life Aberdeen is to seek shareholder approval to merge Dunedin Smaller Company Investment trust into Citywire AAA-rated Harry NImmo’s Standard Life UK Smaller Companies

20 June 2018

Ranger Direct Lending begins its wind-down with a new board after shareholders elect three of the four non-executive directors put forward by Oaktree Capital Management and LIM Advisors.

20 June 2018

FTSE 250 companies have been the target of 10 bids this year, which star managers Neil Hermon and Georgina Brittain say underlines the ongoing appeal of small and mid-cap stocks two years after the Brexit vote.

19 June 2018

Investor nervousness over emerging markets has forced Utilico Global Income to shelve its high-yielding investment trust launch.

19 June 2018

Hedge fund manager Bill Ackman will be forced to take steps to reduce the wide discount on Pershing Square Holdings says British Empire manager Joe Bauernfreund.

18 June 2018

US stock valuations have been a cause of concern for some time but Witan chief executive of global multi-manager trust believes world's largest stock market is cheaper today than four years ago.


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