Daily Archives: August 20, 2009

Sophia Grene

Octopus Investments has just passed the £1bn mark in funds under management. Simon Rogerson, the CEO, and Guy Myles, managing director, are celebrating by shaving their heads.

This traditional asset management ritual will take place in a few weeks time at Westminster Boating Base.

The question FTfm is asking itself: What will Larry Fink do when the merged Blackrock/BGI hits $3 trillion?

About the blog

FTfm is no longer updated but it remains open as an archive.

FTfm's specialist writing team offer their insights into the global fund management industry.

About the authors

Pauline Skypala has been editor of FTfm for four years having previously been deputy personal finance editor. She joined the FT in 1999 and has been writing on savings and investment issues throughout her career.

Steve Johnson, FTfm deputy editor, has been a journalist for 17 years, 10 of which have been with the FT.

Sophia Grene, reporter on FTfm, has been a financial journalist in print and online for 12 years.

Ruth Sullivan has worked as a financial/business journalist and foreign correspondent and for the past 10 years has been at the FT.