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GAM sales head Tim Rainsford frontrunner for CEO job - sources

24 May 2019

ZURICH/LONDON, May 24 Swiss asset manager GAM is poised to name an internal candidate to become its next chief executive, with head of sales Tim Rainsford the favourite to lead the firm as it attempts to rebuild after a scandal that collapsed its share price, according to sources familiar with the matter.

ICG full-year assets up 29% on record third-party inflows

23 May 2019

LONDON British asset manager Intermediate Capital Group on Wednesday posted a 29% jump in full-year assets on the back of record inflows of external client cash, sending its shares higher.

ICG full-year assets up 29% on record third-party inflows

22 May 2019

LONDON, May 22 British asset manager Intermediate Capital Group on Wednesday posted a 29% jump in full-year assets on the back of record inflows of external client cash, sending its shares higher.

Investors keep food firms on warning over antibiotics

20 May 2019

LONDON An investor group managing some $5 trillion said it was pleased with the steps taken by fast-food companies to cut the use of antibiotics in their products and will continue to monitor firms as its three-year-long engagement comes to an end.

Metro Bank shores up finances, prepares for tough investor meeting

17 May 2019

LONDON Metro Bank shares surged on Friday after it raised 375 million pounds ($478 million) to repair its balance sheet, giving the British bank breathing space ahead of a potentially fractious annual meeting next Tuesday.

BP faces investor push to beef up fight against climate change

17 May 2019

LONDON BP will face pressure at a meeting next week to set tougher targets to combat climate change, the latest signal from investors that they want the oil and gas industry to do more to clean up its act.

Private equity firm 3i a net seller as total returns up 18 pct

16 May 2019

LONDON, May 16 British listed private equity company 3i on Thursday posted a full-year total return of 18%, driven by strong earnings growth across its portfolio of investments.

UPDATE 1-Hargreaves Lansdown assets boosted by market gains, net inflows

15 May 2019

* CEO says confident on outlook (Adds detail from statement, bullet points)

Norsk Hydro looks to master magnetism to keep carbon promise

14 May 2019

KARMOEY, Norway/LONDON In the cavernous chamber of Norsk Hydro's aluminum smelter on the Norwegian island of Karmoey, the magnetic forces are so strong they make heavy iron wrenches float out of the hands of workers. | Video

UPDATE 1-Standard Life Aberdeen Q1 assets up on market moves, deals

14 May 2019

* Virgin Money JV, Orion deal buoys gross flows (Adds detail from statement, bullet points)

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