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Artemis – Multi-Manager Ethical Fund

Type: Unit trust fund of funds

Aim: Growth by investing in a portfolio of ethical funds

Minimum investment: Lump sum £1,000

Investment split: Standard Life UK ethical 17.3%, Friends Provident stewardship 15.4%, Credit Suisse fellowship 14.6%, Henderson ethical 14.3%, Isis stewardship international 12.1%, Aberdeen ethical world 10.5%, Legal & General ethical 10.2%, cash 1.6%

Isa link: Yes

Pep transfers: Yes

Charges: Initial 4%, annual 1.25%

Commission: Initial 3%, renewal 0.5%

Tel: 0800 028 3308


Income aim for Britannia Intl bond

Britannia International is planning a structured product for the IFA market which will offer income plus a full capital return.The offshore arm of Britannia Building Society says there is a growing demand within the IFA market for lower-risk income products. It says the product is unique as, unlike other capital-protected products, it is designed to […]

Scottish Equitable International offers redemption

SCOTTISH EQUITABLE INTERNATIONAL (DUBLIN) Private Client Portfolio Capital Redemption Bond Type: Unit-linked bond Aim: Growth by investing in Scottish Equitable International funds and external Oeics or unit trusts from any mainstream fund manager Minimum investment: £75,000 Fund links: Choice of 26 Scottish Equitable International funds and external Oeics or unit trusts from any mainstream fund […]

Platinum Capital Management – Platinum Turnberry Fund

Type: Hedge fund Aim: Growth by investing in distressed securities via the Turnberry master fund Minimum investment:$100,000, euros 100,000 Place of registration: Cayman Islands Investment split: 100% in distressed securities Charges: Annual 1.5% Commission: Subject to negotiation Tel: 020 7887 6110

Buy-to-let market continues growth to £7.7bn

Buy-to-let lending is continuing to strengthen, with 75,100 mortgages worth £7.7bn in advances for the first half of this year.CML figures show BTL loans increased to 6.4 per cent of gross lending compared with 5.5 per cent in the second half of 2002. There are now 334,800 BTL mortgages totalling £31.2bn, making up 4.3 per […]

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Guide: Johnson Fleming’s managed auto-enrolment service for SMEs

Johnson Fleming has launched its new managed auto-enrolment service, designed to support SME businesses of up to 250 employees. The managed auto-enrolment service is not just about providing businesses with a software system for them to manage themselves, but more about outsourcing the administration of the project and scheme to Johnson Fleming’s auto-enrolment staff.


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