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Britannic appoints UK manager

Britannic Asset Management has appointed Finlay MacDonald as investment manager on its UK desk.

Finlay, who has 13 years&#39 experience as a fund manager, joins from Glasgow Investment Managers, where he was involved in stock selection, asset allocation and economic assessment.

UK investment director Kevin Fenelon says: “Finlay has impressed us with his wealth of investment management experience and his positive attitude. We are confident that he will make an excellent and valuable stock picker.”


By the light of the moon

Is it the constellation of the planets or the effects of the hot weather?The Diary can report more moon sightings by MM reporters on trips with life offices. One exhibitionist bared all to the crowds exiting the Robbie Williams&#39 concert in Dublin last week. The same eagle-eyed hack who copped an eyeful at the Clerical […]

Keydata and nvesta unlock income

nvesta and Keydata have introduced income-generating guaranteed equity bonds for investors with different risk profiles. nvesta&#39s selecta plan is linked to the FTSE 100 and S&P 500 indices. Under the cautious option, investors choose monthly income of 0.47 per cent, annual income of 6.1 per cent or 33 per cent growth after five years. The […]

UK workers missing out on tax breaks says IFAP

UK workers are missing out on £350m in tax breaks by ignoring employee share plans IFAP has revealed.IFAP says this amount could be just the tip of the iceberg in what employees could save from tax breaks on the Profit Share Scheme. It points out if all staff currently involved in the Scheme invested just […]

Scottish Widows ignores bond bubble

Scottish Widows has created three unit-linked corporate bond funds for its Investment Solutions range of funds for its life and pension products. The funds are available through Scottish Widows&#39 flexible options bond, regular savings plan, personal pension, group personal pension, and executive pension plan and income drawdown products. The corporate bond assurance/pension fund and strategic […]


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