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B&B to sell and lease back 30 branches

Bradford & Bingley is to sell and leaseback 30 of its 500 branch network properties, as part of a move to rationalise its property portfolio that could raise £30m.

Selling and leasing back the properties will release capital while improving the flexibility of the company&#39s real estate liabilities. Bradford & Bingley says it does not intend to close any branches on account of the deal.


Norwich Union looks to a sure future

Norwich UnionFuture AssuredType: Future needs long term care planMinimum premium: £20 a month, £200 a year, £3,000 lump sumMinimum-maximum benefit: £200 a month, £2,400 a year – £3,333 amonth, £40,000 a yearMinimum-maximum ages: 17-80 regular premiums, no maximum forlump sumCover provided: Blue – on failure of one ADL an independent livingbenefit of three times the […]

Scarborough Building Society – 90 Day Access Bond Issue 2

Monday, May 20, 2002Type: High interest accountMinimum-maximum investment: £2,500-£500,000Interest rates: 4.7% gross a year, 4.45% gross a monthTerm: 12 monthsOffer period: June 30, 2002Withdrawal penalties: 90 days’ notice or 90days’ loss of interest on amount withdrawnTel: 0845 4584458

First State launches survey of IFA polarisation attitudes

Australian fund manager First State Investments and fund analysts Standard & Poor&#39s have launched a survey aimed at discovering what IFAs think about the FSA&#39s depolarisation proposals. The study will look at whether the UK saving public can be convinced to recognise financial advice as a professional service which should be paid for by fees, […]

Selestia – Selestia Offshore Collective Investment Bond

Thursday, May 23, 2002Type: Unit-linked bondAim: Income and growth by investing in unit trusts and OeicsMinimum investment: Lump sum £10,000Place of registration: GuernseyInvestment split: Choice of 190 funds from Aberdeen, ABN Amro,Artemis, Baring, Britannic, Close Fund Managers, Credit Suisse,Deutsche, Dresdner RCM, Fidelity, First State, Framlington, FriendsProvident, Henderson, Invesco Perpetual, Investec, ISIS, JPMorganFleming, Lazard, Liontrust, Martin […]

Investment clock economic update

In the latest Investment Clock economic update, Ian Kernohan, Senior Economist at Royal London Asset Management, discusses the implications of the US Federal Reserve’s recent hike in interest rates and upcoming French presidential election. The value of investments and the income from them is not guaranteed and may go down as well as up and […]


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