LEGG MASON

Funds management

Investors wanting to catch the growth wave should take a closer look at the emerging markets, according to Franklin Templeton....

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Funds management

Half of global fund managers believe emerging markets will outperform in 2021 as the sector has picked up tailwinds for expectations that next year will see more travel d...

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Financial planning

The platform provider has completed its Series B-plus funding round, led by Franklin Templeton....

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People & Products

The asset manager has announced its new senior distribution leadership team for Australia after its acquisition of Legg Mason....

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Funds management

There are 10 new funds that have received 5 Crown ratings after being previously unrated, with funds from CFS, Legg Mason, Perennial, GQG Partners, Eley Griffiths and Sim...

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Funds management

Legg Mason Martin Currie, Bentham, PIMCO and BMO Global Asset Management each saw a fund drop from 5 Crowns to 1 in the latest FE fundinfo Crown rating rebalance. ...

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Funds management

Global investment management firm Franklin Templeton, has announced a completion of acquisition of Legg Mason, creating a firm with US $1.4 trillion in assets under manag...

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People & Products

Vivek Kudva has been appointed as the new head of Asia Pacific, effective upon the completion of Franklin Templeton’s acquisition of Legg Mason at the end of the month....

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Funds management

Searching for regular income sources in today’s low rate environment will require flexibility and creativity from investors, according to Legg Mason....

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Funds management

The finalists have been announced for the 2020 Fund Manager of the Year Awards – the first year in which a whole of market approach to judging the awards has been adopted...

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Features

The record low oil price would ordinarily be a benefit for oil importers, writes Laura Dew, but the COVID-19 pandemic means these are anything but ordinary times....

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Funds management

Fund manager consistency remains one of the biggest factors when it comes to selecting a fund but how have some of Australia’s longest-serving equity managers fared?...

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Funds management

Franklin Templeton is to acquire Legg Mason in an all-cash deal for US$4.5 billion ($6.7 billion) to create a combined US $1.5 trillion asset manager....

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Funds management

Investors might need to consider defensive equity income strategies in order to better prepare for a turbulent year ahead....

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People & Products

Sun Hao will be head of PGIM’s institutional relationship group for China to help build brand recognition and relationships with Chinese banks, pension plans and insuranc...

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