Prism funds break £100m barrier

A surge in interest from advisers and their clients has seen the three risk-rated multi-manager funds launched by Prism Capital Management Ltd (Prism) less than two years ago break through the £100m AUM barrier. The three funds, which have been specifically designed...

Cofunds exceeds £30bn AUA milestone

Cofunds, the UK’s leading independent platform, has broken the £30bn assets under administration (AUA) barrier.  This increase in AUA follows on from a very successful past 12 months where Cofunds reached £25bn in April 2010 and consolidated its lead as the highest...

Cofunds doubles team dedicated to RDR support

Cofunds, the UK’s leading independent platform, has doubled the size of its platform consultancy team.  The team will grow from eight to 15 people in January following five external appointments and several internal promotions. The extra resource means that the team...

MRM recruits head of digital

London PR agency MRM ramps up its online marketing and PR with appointment of ‘head of digital and social’ . The 14-strong consultancy, which specialises in financial services media relations and marketing, has recruited Michael Taggart from Brighton and Hove City...

Wilson to step down as Helm MD

Bruce Wilson has stepped down as managing director of IFA firm Helm Godfrey, passing the baton onto Graham Cross, the current COO. Wilson, who will continue to work for Helm Godfrey as one of its most senior and experienced advisers, took charge of the business in...

What were they thinking?! The Friday Links blog

Happy New Year Friday Links lovers, we trust you made it home for the festivities, wherever in the world home might be. In getting there were you perhaps on one of these planes on this timelapsed footage of all flights in a 24 hour period? A simultaneously amazing and...

Barclays Wealth launches new structured deposit

  New structured deposit issued by Barclays Bank PLC Potential return of more than 31% at maturity Lock-in feature can ring fence returns at annual anniversaries Barclays Wealth has reissued its flagship structured deposit aimed at those seeking a compelling...