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From the monthly archives: February 2014

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The Evolving Needs Of Investors

By Nigel Whittingham, Director, Square Mile Investment Consulting & Research

The age old practice of selecting funds based on peer group performance, over time periods which are largely meaningless and which is proven to be of absolutely no use in predicting future performance, is under significant pressure, both from the regulator and investors– and about time.

Added to this, the Regulator in the UK is very exercised about investors investing in funds which provide appropriate outcomes. To understand the drivers of change in the retail investment market, Square Mile Investment Consulting & Research conducted a detailed piece of research.. The insight from the results has provided some very clear conclusions.

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Square Mile Investment Research announces strategic partnership with FE

FE to acquire minority interest in Square Mile

Square Mile Investment Research (Square Mile), the expanding research and consulting company, announces a strategic partnership with FE, the award-winning provider of ratings, investment research, data, software and performance analysis to the financial services industry.

The strategic partnership will provide Square Mile with access to FE’s quantitative data as well as creating mutual opportunities for both companies to increase the visibility of the qualitative and quantitative ratings provided by Square Mile and FE respectively. In addition, FE has agreed, in due course, to take a minority non-controlling stake in Square Mile.

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