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Aegon Asset Management – UK Opportunities Fund

Aegon Asset Management

UK Opportunities Fund

Type: Oeic

Aim: Income and growth by investing in UK equities and equity type securities

Minimum investment: Lump sum £500

Investment split: 100% in UK equities and equity-type securities

Isa link: Yes

Pep transfers: Yes

Charges: Initial 5.5%, annual 1.5%

Commission: Initial 3%, renewal 0.5%



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