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Britain's markets regulator investigates Woodford fund suspension

Jun 18 2019

LONDON Britain's markets watchdog said it had opened a formal investigation into the suspension of Neil Woodford's flagship equity income fund earlier this month and first had concerns more than a year ago.

After Woodford fund suspension, focus turns to its stewards

Jun 17 2019

LONDON The suspension of Neil Woodford's flagship fund has put the focus on a little known firm tasked with ensuring his investors were being looked after properly.

Capgemini expands with technology venture capital fund

Jun 11 2019

LONDON Global business consultancy Capgemini is launching its first-ever investment fund, with plans to invest up to 90 million euros ($102 million) in early-stage technology companies.

Woodford draws fire from politicians, investors over fund suspension

Jun 10 2019

LONDON British politicians and regulators piled pressure on Neil Woodford following the suspension of his flagship fund a week ago, while investors pulled money from his other products and a major backer distanced itself from the frozen fund.

Under fire fund manager Woodford in scramble to sell stakes

Jun 07 2019

LONDON British money manager Neil Woodford cut his stakes in at least 21 companies this week as he frees up cash to meet a rush of redemption requests that forced him to suspend his flagship fund.

Under fire fund manager Woodford in scramble to sell stakes

Jun 07 2019

LONDON, June 7 British money manager Neil Woodford cut his stakes in at least 21 companies this week as he frees up cash to meet a rush of redemption requests that forced him to suspend his flagship fund.

Guernsey stock exchange ready to work with FCA over Woodford

Jun 07 2019

LONDON Guernsey's stock exchange said it knows of no investigation by Britain's financial markets regulator into the bourse connected to the suspension of a fund by Neil Woodford - or a reason to start one - but stands ready to help the UK watchdog.

UPDATE 2-Guernsey stock exchange ready to work with FCA over Woodford

Jun 06 2019

LONDON, June 6 Guernsey's stock exchange said it knows of no investigation by Britain's financial markets regulator into the bourse connected to the suspension of a fund by Neil Woodford - or a reason to start one - but stands ready to help the UK watchdog.

Senior MP calls on Woodford to waive fees in suspended fund

Jun 06 2019

LONDON A senior British lawmaker joined calls on Thursday for embattled money manager Neil Woodford to stop charging fees on a fund he has stopped people from leaving.

UPDATE 1-UK lawmaker calls on Woodford to waive fees in suspended fund

Jun 06 2019

* Hargreaves says Woodford not looking to cut fees (Adds comment from Hargreaves Lansdown)

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