Pictet AM launches onshore Chinese Debt fund 13/03/2015 Pictet Asset Management has expanded its $20.4bn global emerging market debt franchise with the launch of the Pictet-Chinese Local Currency Debt fund, a Luxembourg domiciled UCITs compliant fund that is a compartment of the Pictet Luxembourg SICAV.
JOHCM recruits for new European strategy 03/03/2015 Investment boutique J O Hambro Capital Management (JOHCM) has recruited Luis Faňanas ahead of the launch later this month of its European Concentrated Value (ECV) strategy.
True innovation brings returns, says manager as Guinness fund opens to European investors 06/11/2014 The concept of ‘innovation’ has become devalued at a time when every company claims to possess this secret ingredient. Nevertheless, Ian Mortimer, manager of the Guinness Global Innovators fund, which is newly available to European investors, believes that identifying those companies with genuine innovation credentials is a sound way to select the growth companies of tomorrow.
Taking a punt on Draghinomics 22/09/2014 Structured products have gone out of favour in recent years, especially after the events of 2008 and the crash of Lehman Brothers. But as Chris Woods of London-based Shard Capital points out structured products can still generate attractive returns for absolute return as well providing capital protection.