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Axa Framlington – Multi-Manager Reserve Fund

Axa Framlington

Multi-Manager Reserve Fund

Type: Oeic fund of funds

Aim: Growth and income by investing in property, fixed income and cash

Minimum investment: Lump sum £1,000, monthly £50

Investment split: 33.33% property, 33.33% fixed income, 33.34% cash

Isa link: Yes

Pep transfers: Yes

Charges: Initial up to 4%, annual up to 1%

Commission: Initial 3%, renewal 0.5%

Tel: 0845 766 0184


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