Directorate Change

Kingswood Holdings Limited (AIM: KWG), the integrated wealth management group, is pleased to announce that Graydon Butler, Chief Operating Officer of the Group, has joined the Board with immediate effect. Graydon currently heads Kingswood’s operations and support functions and joined Kingswood in June 2018 from Moor Park Capital Partners LLP (“Moor Park”), a real estate private equity business, where he … Read More

Recession Fears Resurface

Equity markets started last week on a quiet note but ended on a sour one. The Fed meeting on Wednesday was the highlight and initially garnered a favourable reaction from investors. The Fed confirmed it was on extended pause, abandoning its forecast of two rate hikes for later this year in favour of no change. In one sense, this move … Read More

Who to believe – equities or bonds

Global equity markets recovered their poise last week, rising 2.5% in local currency terms and regaining their losses of the previous week and a bit more.  In sterling terms, however, the recovery in the pound back close to $1.33 left the gains rather more muted.

Kingswood appoints US CEO

Najib Canaan appointed US CEO as the firm sets its sight on US expansion and growing the investment distribution channels for its products. Kingswood Holdings Ltd (‘Kingswood’), the listed UK based wealth manager, today announces that it has appointed Najib Canaan as US CEO as the firm sets its sight on US expansion and growing investment distribution channels for its … Read More

Testing times

Another supposed make-or-break week for Brexit looms. With little more than two weeks to go to B-Day, the route forward is none the clearer. Tree diagrams are all the vogue for illustrating the ways forward and new branches continue to sprout in an already tangled picture.  Indeed, the pound has lost its recent confidence that we are headed towards a … Read More

Looking on the bright side

Global equities edged higher last week – at least in local currency if not sterling terms due to a move up in the pound – continuing the rally of the last couple of months.