News & Views

Franklin UK Mid Cap fund manager to retire

7 January 2020 – Franklin Templeton announced today that Paul Spencer, manager of Franklin UK Mid Cap fund, is to retire on 30 September 2020.

ASI appointed manager of LF Woodford Income Focus fund

24 December 2019 - Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) has been appointed by Link Fund Solutions Limited as the new investment manager of the LF Woodford Income Focus fund. Subject to regulatory approval, the fund will be renamed LF ASI Income Focus fund and will be managed by ASI’s Charles Luke and Thomas Moore, supported by the 16-strong UK equity team led by Andrew Millington.

Name changes for Sanditon and Matthews Asia funds

18 December 2019 - Thesis Unit Trust Management Limited have advised that Sanditon Asset Management, who have been acting as investment manager for the TM Sanditon funds, has elected to retire from this service.

M&G announces temporary suspension of dealing in M&G Property Portfolio

5 December 2019 - M&G Investments (M&G) has announced that it is temporarily suspending dealing in the shares of the M&G Property Portfolio and its feeder fund with immediate effect.

Woodford fund to be wound up

15 October 2019 - You may have seen in the national press that the Woodford Equity Income fund is to be wound up. 

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