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Investment manager Schroders is planning to acquire rival Cazenove Capital, subject to shareholder approval, for £424m.

The acquisition will create the UK’s biggest charity fund manager in terms of fund...

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Paul Hamlyn Foundation (PHF) announced the appointment of Martin Brookes as its new director on 25th March. He will take up his post on 10th June.

Trained as an economist,...

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The number of corporate foundations in England and Wales has risen to 140, up from 126 in 2006, a report from consultancy Corporate Governance says.

The financial services sector leads...

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Dr Rory Brooks and his wife Elizabeth donated £1.33m to The University of Manchester, on 4th March, taking their total donations to the university to £4m since 2004.

The money...

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The Educational Endowment Foundation (EEF) has been enlisted by the government to provide evidence to local and national governments to guide decision making over public spending on education.

EEF will...

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Golden Lane Housing (GLH), the housing arm of Mencap, launched a £10m charity bond on 15 February 2013. It will raise money to buy homes for people with a learning...

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A major new grant-making foundation was launched at the House of Lords on 14 February2013.

The Peter Sowerby Charitable Foundation, which registered as a charity in 2011 and is building an...

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A practical guide for investors looking to enter the social impact investment market has been published by Investing for Good this month.

The Good Investor is structured around incorporating...

News (International)

South Africa’s only black billionaire last month became the first African to join Bill Gates and Warren Buffet’s Giving Pledge.

Patrice Motsepe, founder and executive chairman of African Rainbow Minerals,...

News (UK)

Impetus Trust and the Private Equity Foundation (PEF) announced their intention to merge, and form Impetus – The Private Equity Foundation on January 28th. They hope to complete the merger...

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