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Bradford & Bingley to outline conversion process

Bradford & Bingley is to set out its conversion timetable when its writes to its 3.1m members next month according to the Financial Times.

The provisional timetable provides members with a schedule for the demutualisation which is likely to culminate in a final vote next summer and conversion by the end of 2000.

Details of how windfall payments will be distributed and on who will be eligible to receive them are likely to be announced in November.

The FT says the windfall bonanza is likely to exceed £3bn.


Investec launches specialist finance package for GPs

Investec has launched a specialist division to cater for the financial needs of family doctors.The new division will concentrate on developing finance packages to help general practitioners on both a personal and corporate level.The packages will primarily concentrate on loan arrangements, but will also include investment services.The financing packages will include practice finance for acquisitions […]

Guernsey bank deposits increase

Deposits in Guernsey banks increased 4.7 per cent during the second quarter of 1999 according to figures released by its Financial Services Commission.Deposits grew by £2,541m to £56,581m for the three months to June 30, 1999, up from £54,040m the previous quarter.Director of Banking Philip Marr says: &#34Once again we have seen strong underlying growth […]

ABI reports jump in new business figures

New individual life and pensions business leapt 18 per cent during the second quarter of 1999 according to latest figures from the Association of British Insurers.The figures reveal total life and pensions sales were up £1,6bn to £10.3bn for the second quarter of 1999 compared to £8.7bn for the same period last year.Among the highlights […]

Norwich Union launches on-line pensions calculator

To combat the lack of awareness among youngsters over how much to save for retirement Norwich Union has launched a pensions calculator on its website.The launch is NU&#39s response to research showing many younger people think about investing in a pension but have no idea how much they need to invest.The research revealed 67 per […]

Introducing Trevor Greetham

Ryan Medlock, Investment Proposition Manager, Royal London Royal London Asset Management’s (RLAM) new head of multi-asset is officially up and running. I want to look at what expertise Trevor brings to the table and how this affects the Governed Portfolios (GPs) and Governed Retirement Income Portfolios (GRIPs). Trevor Greetham joined RLAM in April 2015 from […]


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