News & Views

Proposed merger of L&G UK Alpha Trust into L&G Growth Trust

16 October 2020 – Legal & General Investment Management is proposing the merger of the Legal & General UK Alpha Trust into the Legal & General Growth Trust.

Change of manager for Man GLG Japan CoreAlpha

15 October 2020 - Man GLG has today announced that Stephen Harker and Neil Edwards, co-managers of Man GLG Japan CoreAlpha fund, are to retire in March next year. Jeff Atherton, another co-manager, will take over the lead role, supported by the existing team.

Changes to the Chelsea Core Selection, Selection & EasyISAs

5 October 2020 – Following our recent investment committee meeting, a number of changes have been made to the Chelsea Core Selection, Chelsea Selection and EasyISAs.

Baronsmead VCTs look to raise £40 million

23 September 2020 – With shareholder early bird savings of 0.5% and 0.75% for existing shareholders until 30 October (or on the first £7.5m raised in each of the 2 VCTs), Baronsmead is looking to raise £40 million, with a £35 million over-allotment facility across two VCTs.

First State and Stewart Investors funds have names changed

22 September 2020 - First State Investments has today rebranded to First Sentier Investors. The brand change is part of a global re-branding program which began in 2019 after First State Investments was acquired by Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation (MUTB), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (MUFG).

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