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Credit Suisse adds Polar Capital Japan to Constellation Fund

Credit Suisse Asset Management Funds UK is adding the newly launched Polar Capital Japan Fund to the Credit Suisse Constellation Fund, a fund of funds focusing on boutiques and high conviction managers.

It is also adding the fund to the Credit Suisse Multi-Manager Japanese Portfolio.

Credit Suisse Multi-Manager Services joint head Robert Burdett says: “Polar Capital Japan is managed by the hugely experienced James Salter, who has managed Japanese equities for 13 years.”


Bank on Foot for deposit regulation

Michael Foot, who was appointed in June 1998, is the long-est-serving managing director at the FSA.Of the three MDs serving at this level, which is second only to chairman Howard Davies in the FSA hierarchy, Foot is the least relevant to the IFA community.While his title has changed marginally since he took up the role, […]

Smith & Williamson makes a compliment

Smith & Williamson Investment Management has introduced an offshore Oeic that invests in stocks and shares in the UK and overseas, with a smaller proportion going into corporate bonds.The balanced portfolio fund is designed to compliment Smith & Williamson&#39s existing Oeic, the growth portfolio fund. The new fund differs from the existing fund in that […]

Soliciting business

On September 28, 2000, Money Marketing&#39s Experts column was an article on how, after N2 day, it was going to be difficult, if not impossible, for IFAs to share commission with other professionals – in the main solicitors and accountants – for referring clients to them for the purposes of financial services business.It referred to […]

Barclays biggest loser of current accounts

Barclays has been the biggest victim of current account losses according to reports in a national newspaper.Independent research carried out by pollster Mori reveals that more people are closing accounts at Barclays than opening them. The bank&#39s net share of the 700,000 people who switched accounts in the year to end June 2001 left it […]


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