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Assureweb and Skandia open supermart

DBS-owned Assureweb and Skandia are teaming up to launch an online

MultiFund supermarket for IFAs.

It is due to go live early next month and will offer IFAs online access to

over 160 funds from 20 leading fund management companies.

The line-up includes big names such as Aberdeen, Gartmore, Fidelity,

Henderson, Jupiter, Perpetual, Newton, Schroder and Threadneedle.

Skandia and Assureweb say IFAs will be able to buy funds online, construct

portfolios and get online fund values.

The partnership covers Skandia&#39s MultiIsa, MultiPep and MultiFund products.

Assureweb IFA userswill be offered an exclusive 1 per cent bonus on

Multi-Isa and MultiFund and a 2 per cent bonus on MultiPep transfers until

September.

Assuresoft chief executive David Stewart says: “This exclusive link-up

with Skandia provides significant added value to all our IFA portal users.

“With discounted access to the most extensive range of leading online

funds, we are confident this deal provides IFAs with the most

cost-effective route to the UK&#39s premier online fund supermarket.”

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