PE firms looking to hire in growth areas

Shrinking fund sizes, crisis in the euro zone and hopes for emerging markets growth are all redrawing the global private equity map, determining the locations and sectors in which buyout firms hire and fire staff.


How damaging is our bonus culture?

It is the sort of idea that animated those forerunners of the Occupy movement, the Diggers encamped in 1649 on St George's Hill in Weybridge in Surrey.


Thames River to close GBP3m portfolio

The firm said it had decided to close the strategy, which invested across a range of collectives across asset classes, as it has not managed to attract enough assets to keep it profitable.


Wealth firm eyes growth in 'old' markets

Rothschild aims for “high single-digit” percentage annual growth in assets under management from the 11.8 billion euros ($15.9 billion) reported on March 31.


Succession to become national wealth manager

Succession Advisory Services has unveiled plans to consolidate five of its firms as part of plans to become a national wealth manager in the first quarter of 2012.


Top wealth firm in city centre move

Brooks Macdonald Asset Management has relocated to the 10th floor of 1 Marsden Street as a result of steady growth in client funds under management.