Polar Capital boosted by inflows

Polar Capital, the Aim-listed asset manager, yesterday said it had boosted assets under management 34.5 per cent over the past 12 months. The manager took its asset base to $5.3bn (£3.3bn) on the back of $405m of inflows in the first half of this year, of which $31m came in the last quarter. Polar focuses on long only funds but also has a hedge fund capacity. It saw both positive inflows into both funds over the six months up until the end of September.