Collins Stewart expands into fund management

Collins Stewart, an independent financial services group listed on the London Stock Exchange, has launched a separate fund management business, Collins Stewart Fund Management. It has also rebranded its wealth management business, Collins Stewart Wealth Management.

Collins Stewart Fund Management offers two fund ranges, multi-manager and specialist. There are 10 Collins Stewart multi-manager funds, each with a bias toward absolute return, and four specialist funds.

The multi-manager range includes a fund of hedge funds, a cautious balanced fund and an international growth fund. The specialist range includes funds focused on Britain, Europe and America.

The multi-manager team of more than 20 follows a multi-disciplined structure. The specialist team adopt a separate investment approach.