Columbia Threadneedle has started a review into fund fees with a specific focus on the way economies of scale are … Continue reading Columbia Threadneedle embarks on fee review – Ignites Europe
The UK financial watchdog says some fund boards have misinterpreted its rules for value assessments and are failing to analyse … Continue reading FCA pushes asset managers to assess profitability – Ignites Europe
Fitz Partners found that for retail investors invested in about 600 fund products, 51% of the total number of products … Continue reading Investors receive 50% discount following move out of legacy retail classes
Liontrust’s directors have claimed that its fixed administration charge follows industry best practice, despite other firms increasing their use of … Continue reading Liontrust’s claims of best practice for fees under scrutiny – Ignites Europe
One year ago this month, landmark rules came into force obliging UK asset managers to come clean about the value … Continue reading Have the FCA’s fund reforms changed the industry?
The UK financial regulator has extended the deadline for annual fund value assessments by two months, to give managers leeway … Continue reading FCA pushes back deadline for fund value assessments – Ignites Europe
The UK’s financial watchdog has urged fund boards to actively challenge investment managers over the value they deliver to retail … Continue reading UK fund boards must ‘challenge’ firms, warns FCA – Ignites Europe
Investors in UK funds worth £184bn (€214.8bn) are still in higher-charging share classes, despite new rules introduced last year that … Continue reading Assets in pre-RDR share classes fall to £184bn – Ignites Europe
Close to £184bn of UK investor money is languishing in expensive funds that still pay commissions to financial advisers, despite … Continue reading UK funds still paying IFA commissions stand at £184bn – FT
Value is in the eye of the beholder, or so the saying goes. But in the world of asset management, … Continue reading When will asset managers play their cards on value?