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Cheviot Capital – CF Cheviot Managed

Type: Unit trust

Aim: Growth by investing in UK and international equities fixed interest and cash

Minimum investment: Lump sum £5,000

Investment split: 85% equities, 10% fixed interest, 5% cash

Isa link: Yes

Pep transfers: Yes

Charges: Initial 5%, annual 1.5%

Commission: Initial 3%, renewal 0.5%

Tel: 020 7566 4040


OFT rules against direct marketeers

The Office of Fair Trading has taken action against misleading &#39money-making&#39 mailshots which were advertising a &#39get-rich-quick&#39 scheme. Devon-based couple Pauline and Robert Chambers were told they would have to refrain from publishing advertisements that were part of a promotion for a scheme called Your Private Gold-Mine. The scheme was designed to use direct mail […]

Consolidate to boost pension funds, says L&G

Consolidating pension pots with one provider could boost a client&#39s overall fund, says Legal & General. The life office says advisers should consider switching clients to lower-charging products because many providers charge existing clients at pre-stakeholder levels. L&G says even existing clients with the benefit of stakeholder-friendly charges should consider switching where the new charge […]

Big boost for Winterthur business

Winterthur Life single-premium pension business sold through IFAs has leapt by 21 per cent in the first half of this year, rising to £329m from £272m. Trustee investment plan business has more than doubled to £92m. Income-drawdown sales are up 10 per cent to £47m, group stakeholder rocked by 261 per cent to £5m and […]

AMP pushes ahead with demerger despite NAB share deal

Australian insurer AMP is holding tight to plans to demerge its Australian and UK arms despite National Australia Bank pouncing on a chunk of its shares. Last week, NAB said it had acquired 34.3 million shares in AMP at £2.46 each, extending its “strategic interest” in the company to 5.4 per cent. It was reportedly […]


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