View more on these topics

Britannic extends tennis sponsorship

Britannic Asset Management has extended its sponsorship of the women&#39s international tennis tournament in Eastbourne for three more years.

The Britannic Asset Management International Tournament takes place in the lead up to Wimbledon and is used by major stars such as Lindsay Davenport, Jelena Dokic and Anna Kournikova as an opportunity to brush up their grass court game.

The Eastbourne tournament gets strong television coverage. Both the BBC and Eurosport were in attendance this year, leading to 15 hours of broadcast coverage.

The fund management company has sponsored the tournament for the past two years. Alongside the main tournament, BAM is also sponsoring the Britannic Asset Management Family Tennis Challenge, a national grassroots&#39 initiative for families.

To support this sponsorship, the company has launched the website www.britannicassettennis.com. The Challenge is open to parents and their children, catering to all standards of proficiency, and is in its second year.

Entry forms for the Challenge are available on the website, which will continue to operate well after the championships.

Britannic Asset Management sales and marketing director Francis Ghiloni says: “We hope that the extension of our commitment to the Britannic Asset Management International Championships will ensure that the tournament and tennis in Great Britain goes from strength to strength.”

Britannic Asset Management International Championships&#39 director John Feaver says: “We are delighted to continue our relationship with such a prestigious company that brings so much energy and enthusiasm, together with a strong financial investment to the championships.”

Recommended

Pickering proposes new kind of regulator

The Government-commissioned pensions review by Alan Pickering is proposing a new kind of regulator which would supercede the Occupational Pensions Regulatory Authority.The new body – initially called the NKR – would provide advice on codes of practice and have the authority to intervene in schemes at an early stage if it believes there is reason […]

Key features docs to be shortened and simplified

Key features documents need to be shortened and simplified because they do not currently serve any purpose Ron Sandler believes.At the same time, he is proposing a Consumer Guide which would provide consumers with a list of straightforward questions to ask their adviser. The guide would be compulsory for advisers to provide to potential clients. […]

Consumer Panel says Sandler proposals put more pressure on consumer

PRESS RELEASE Date: 9 July 2002Ref: 06/2002Consumer Panel says Sandler proposals put more pressure on consumerThe Financial Services Consumer Panel warns that Ron Sandler&#39s wish to simplify the sale of savings products, published in his report for the Government today, is in danger of being achieved at the expense of consumer protection. The report proposes […]

Chartwell says savings compulsion still needed

IFA Chartwell has warned the Sandler review will not meet some of its original objectives such as encouraging those on low incomes to save despite being “well-intentioned”.The IFA says that the simple range of products will not get people to save without a long term learning process and some element of compulsion.

Canada Life annual IHT survey results

75% of wealthy unaware of new residence nil rate band IHT allowance Just 4% were aware the new allowance will be up to £175,000 per individual Lack of awareness of IHT rules means families risk paying a bigger bill than they need 83% think the current inheritance tax rules are far too complex A remarkable […]

Newsletter

News and expert analysis straight to your inbox

Sign up

Comments

    Leave a comment