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Aberdeen Asset Management launches European thematic fund

Aberdeen Asset Management is launching a fund targeting world-leading global European companies within a framework of themes covering globalisation, European harmonisation and communication.

The Aberdeen European Champions Fund will be managed by Stephanie Gerrard and Adrian Fowler. Available in an Isa wrapper, initial charge is 4.25 per cent and the annual management fee is 1.5 per cent.

Aberdeen managing director Gary Marshall says: “Our global champions launch last year appealed to those seeking to play themes across world markets. This fund will allow investors to more precisely weight their exposure towards Europe.”

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