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Stan Life AGM outside of Scotland for first time

Edinburgh-based investment, pensions and insurance group Standard Life is to hold its annual general meeting outside of Scotland for the first time in its history. This year’s Standard…


Stan Life expects more debt market volatility

Edinburgh-based Standard Life Investments has told investors it expects another year of volatility in debt markets — and said it believes the risk of recession “is lower than the market…


Stan Life ‘increasingly negative’ on China

Edinburgh-based global fund manager Standard Life Investments said its longer-term outlook on China “has become increasingly negative” and that it fears China might not carry out corporate…



Stan Life opposes Shell’s $50bn bid for BG

Edinburgh-based Standard Life Investments, a major shareholder in Royal Dutch Shell, said on Friday it would vote against Shell’s $50 billion bid to buy BG Group. David…




















John McGuigan to chair new-look SFE board

Scottish Financial Enterprise (SFE) has announced a new chair along with other appointments to a new-look board. SFE said current deputy chair John McGuigan will…


Phoenix in record H1 cash generation of £950m

Closed life and pension fund consolidator Phoenix Group Holdings plc, owner of the “old” Standard Life Assurance, announced it posted record cash generation of £950 million…



Phoenix Group makes board changes

Closed life and pension fund consolidator Phoenix Group Holdings plc, owner of the “old” Standard Life Assurance, announced the appointment of entrepreneur Maggie Semple as an…






Cumming among three big Newton Investment hires

Newton Investment Management, part of BNY Mellon Investment Management, announced it hired veteran Scottish fund manager David Cumming and Abrdn portfolio manager Georgina Cooper for its…






Swiss Re exits Phoenix with £440m share sale

Reinsurance giant Swiss Re has sold its remaining 6.6% shareholding in closed life and pension fund consolidator Phoenix Group Holdings by selling 66,199,917 ordinary shares…


Investment trust body AIC makes board changes

The membership of the Association of Investment Companies (AIC) has elected former Standard Life Investments head of investment companies Gordon Humphries and Fidelity International’s head of…









Hoctor-Duncan becomes CEO at Gilbert’s R&M

River and Mercantile Group’s chief executive James Barham will move to Schroders as part of its purchase of R&M’s fiduciary arm Solutions for an enterprise value of…


Gilbert’s AssetCo completes Parmenion deal

Martin Gilbert’s investment firm AssetCo plc announced it has completed the acquisition of a 30% equity interest in Parmenion Capital Partners LLP, a discretionary investment…




Gilbert’s AssetCo hires ex-abrdn exec as CEO

Martin Gilbert’s fast-growing investment firm AssetCo plc has announced that former Standard Life Aberdeen executive Campbell Fleming will join its board of directors and take…


Ex-abrdn platforms boss Tiller joins Quilter

Wealth management firm Quilter plc announced the appointment of David Tiller as its commercial and propositions director as it continues the development and growth of…







Work starts on Minimum Income Guarantee

The Scottish Government said on Tuesday it is taking the “first steps on the road” to establishing a Scottish Minimum Income Guarantee (MIG). Social Justice…