26th April 2018
Current market activity indicates that cryptocurrencies are set for “another considerable surge in prices gains” in the near future and Ethereum’s price could reach $2,500 by the end of the year - but investors should exercise caution.
This forecast from Nigel Green, the founder and CEO of deVere Group, one of the world’s largest independent financial services organisations, comes after a strong few days in the cryptocurrency markets.
25th April 2018
Augentius Compliance has appointed Andrew Shrimpton, a proven leader within the Compliance Consulting industry, as its Chairman. Andrew will spearhead further expansion of the business, following yet another year of strong growth for Augentius’ leading Regulatory Compliance Business.
24th April 2018
The Association of Investment Companies (AIC) has expanded its universe of investment companies. From 31 March 2018, non-AIC member UK Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) which are funds and non-AIC member investment companies listed on the Specialist Fund Segment (SFS) of the London Stock Exchange have been added to the AIC’s universe.
18th April 2018
The Board of the Association of Investment Companies (AIC) has appointed Susie Farnon as a non-executive director with effect from 1 April 2018.
17th April 2018
2018 earnings forecasts, Edison view: “Geopolitics will in our view continue to present headline risk for the rest of the year. The US/China trade détente has broken apart as the US administration addresses the prospect of China challenging for dominance in the world economy.”
13th April 2018
Nigel Green, founder and chief executive of deVere Group, comments on The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) cryptocurrency review.
13th April 2018
Leading small business finance provider Liberis has secured £57.5m in combined funding from British Business Investments, Paragon Bank, BCI Finance, and Blenheim Chalcot. This new facility and equity investment will accelerate Liberis’ growth to help support an estimated 100,000 UK jobs by 2020, providing huge social and economic benefit to the UK economy.
10th April 2018
The Financial Conduct Authority has released a statement on the requirement for firms offering crypto derivatives to be authorised.
6th April 2018
Invoice finance and asset-based lending in the UK stood at £22.2 billion at the end of 2017, up five per cent on the funds advanced at the end of 2016, figures published by UK Finance reveal. The number of clients remained stable at around 42,000.
6th April 2018
Tikehau Capital, the alternative asset management and investment group, has acquired a stake in Filiassur to support the company’s expansion and growth in Europe. Tikehau Capital is investing EUR 30 million in Filiassur, France’s leading direct distributor of personal insurance.
27th March 2018
ELITE Club Deal, London Stock Exchange Group’s private placement platform for ELITE companies and professional investors, today announces the completion of its first equity transaction. Supported by ELITE Club Deal, with Rothschild acting as the exclusive financial adviser, social trading and investment platform, eToro, secured $100 million of