TAXPAYER-backed Lloyds Banking Group is considering a sale of its pensions and insurance business Scottish Widows.
TAXPAYER-backed Lloyds Banking Group is considering a sale of its pensions and insurance business Scottish Widows, it was reported today.
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THE head of UK equities at Scottish Widows Investment Partnership has pledged improvement after admitting its funds have persistently underperformed.
SCOTTISH Widows is said to be preparing to spend £600,000 on snow guards to prevent a repeat of the avalanche at its Edinburgh headquarters.
SCOTTISH Widows Investment Partnership (Swip) has named Jeremy Charles as investment director for UK equities in a further manager reshuffle at the Edinburgh-based firm.
THE image of the Scottish Widow has been given a fresh look in a new series of photographs.
SCOTTISH Widows Investment Partnership (Swip) yesterday launched a bond fund aimed at retail investors through discretionary fund managers.
SCOTTISH Widows Investment Partnership (Swip) yesterday revealed it had restructured its equities operation after its emerging markets team was raided by Martin Currie for the second time in less than a fortnight.
SCOTTISH Widows is set to face further claims over alleged mis-advising of pension fund clients despite the company winning a major court victory earlier this month.
LLOYDS Banking Group-owned Scottish Widows has won a significant legal victory over a claim that it gave negligent advice to a company pension scheme in 1999. The Court of Session ruling shuts the door on a raft of similar claims coming forward, which could have resulted in the pension provider paying out as much as £600 million.
PROFITS at Scottish Widows Bank rose 14 per cent last year to £38.2 million despite ongoing restraints in the mortgage and savings market, accounts released today show.
LLOYDS Banking Group was facing further pressure to offload assets yesterday as concerns over new banking regulations posed more questions about the future of its Scottish Widows subsidiary.
SCOTTISH Widows Investment Partnership yesterday appointed Giulio Ponte as senior high-yield analyst in its fixed-income team. Ponte has nine years' credit research experience, most recently in the United States, where he was associate director and high-yield investment analyst at Aladdin Capital Management.
A DECADE after members voted for demutualisation, thousands of Scottish Widows policy holders have yet to claim payouts totalling almost £50 million.
SCOTTISH Widows is due to finish giving evidence in the Court of Session this week in answer to accusations of negligence.
SCOTTISH Widows Investment Partnership chief executive Dean Buckley has unveiled a new structure for the fund manager after dismissing claims that it was unable to retain key staff.
A MAJOR city retail park has been sold in the biggest new investment in Edinburgh so far this year.
PRESSURE is piling up on Scottish Widows Investment Partnership chief executive Dean Buckley ahead of a key strategy review as it continues to suffer defections of key staff and investor criticism of its performance.
SCOTTISH Widows is trying to trace a policyholder who is due a windfall of over £100,000.
MORE than 30,000 Scottish Widows policyholders eligible for a collective £70 million in pay-outs when the group demutualised nearly a decade ago have yet to claim their cash.