LRI Group appoints Newgate

LRI Group, the leading independent investment services company based in Luxembourg, has appointed Newgate Communications as its European adviser.  Established in 1988, LRI Group acts as Alternative Investment Fund Manager (AIFM) and Third Party Management Company providing asset managers and investors with tailored fund structuring solutions as well as access to a global distribution network. Dr. Catherine Burgy, Head of Marketing & Corporate Communications, LRI … Continue reading LRI Group appoints Newgate

Newgate appointed to support launch of the Nobel Sustainability Growth Fund

Newgate Communications has been appointed by Sustainable Technology Investors Ltd. (“STIL”) to support the UK launch of the £100 million Nobel Sustainability Growth Fund (“NSGF” or “the Fund”).  The Fund is being launched in partnership with the Nobel Sustainability Trust® (“NST”), founded by members of the Nobel Family, and SET3, the global investment group founded by Gordon Power and Stephen Lansdown, co-founder of Hargreaves Lansdown. … Continue reading Newgate appointed to support launch of the Nobel Sustainability Growth Fund

Will GDPR be a catalyst for more secure communication?

On 25 May 2018, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) becomes law, ushering in a new regulatory regime for handling data security and privacy, and it is one that brings significant reputational risk and communications challenges. Newgate Partner Alistair Kellie has been working with clients in secure communications to prepare them, and other firms, for the challenges ahead. Here he gives his views on … Continue reading Will GDPR be a catalyst for more secure communication?

Active networking – is this the end of the long lunch?

When I started my career in public relations 20 years ago, ‘networking’ was a euphemism for long lunches and hazy evenings in hostelries around the City…with some passing similarities to the TV series Mad Men.  How things have changed.  This week I found myself cycling laps of the Olympic Velodrome with 14 business executives, entrepreneurs and assorted advisers as part of BDO Velo – an … Continue reading Active networking – is this the end of the long lunch?

­­The Internet – creator and destroyer of reputations

The digital revolution has opened up a raft of opportunities for organisations and individuals. It has created megabrands such as Google and Facebook and a generation of new entrepreneurs but it has also exposed us to much greater reputational risks. At our latest View from the Bridge event ‘The Internet – creator and destroyer of reputations’, we asked a panel of experts what steps could … Continue reading ­­The Internet – creator and destroyer of reputations

The FSA’s New Year hangover

Something big is happening in six weeks…and it’s nothing to do with a man in a red suit.  After the Christmas turkey’s been digested and New Year celebrations are a fading niggle, savers and investors are going to wake up on 1st Jan 2013 to an even bigger headache – Retail Distribution Review, or RDR. Once again the financial services industry has surpassed itself by … Continue reading The FSA’s New Year hangover