Standard Life has expanded its mutual fund platform FundZone by adding another 52 funds.
The new funds come from M&G, New Star, Norwich Union, Rensburg, Royal London and Standard Life. NU and Royal London are new to FundZone. The funds are spread across property, specialist, bonds, UK equities, overseas equities and managed sectors.
Standard Life head of investment development, Graham Dow, says: “One highlight is the recently launched New Star International Property Fund. We expect this to be of great interest it will provide the opportunity to invest in the UK’s first authorised open-ended international direct commercial property fund.”
Norwich Union Collective Investments director, Neil Davies, says: “Thirty-seven Norwich Union funds will now be available on FundZone, enabling a wider range of customers to take advantage of our investment offering. The availability of these Norwich Union funds demonstrates Standard Life’s aim to provide their customers with choice from a wide mix of the best funds available.”