DWS announced that it is dropping the name of subadvisor Dreman from three mutual funds, while Vanguard removed Hansberger from a team of subadvisors running Vanguard International Value.
As part of Aberdeen's acquisition of Artio, some international fund managers to depart. Also, a management change on a T. Rowe Price health-care fund, Columbia hires Putnam's former asset-allocation head, and ClearBridge and Legg Mason Capital Management funds to merge.
Rabobank finally settles on a buyer for most of Robeco, Fidelity to close Fidelity Small Cap Value, Matthews Asia to launch 2 new funds, and Victory Capital gains independence.
Federated to make changes to its equity fund lineup, and Eaton Vance Atlanta Capital SMID-Cap to close to new investors.
Blackstone drafts an alternative open-end fund, and eight former Regions Morgan Keegan mutual fund directors are charged by the SEC for failing to comply with federal securities law.
Wasatch Global Opportunities manager Robert Gardiner on the challenges of micro-cap investing overseas and two picks in semiconductors and transaction processing.
Plus, Perkins tries its hand at a global all-cap strategy and more.
Wasatch Small Cap Growth's Jeff Cardon discusses some of the fund's longer-term holdings, investment criteria, and new purchases.
Plus, municipal finances draw congressional scrutiny, and more.
Vanguard and Neuberger launch funds in hot categories while California's 529 plan gets a new manager.