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Dresdner creates niche

Summing up, Elms says: “It is probably too low-key for mass appeal. It should be aimed at experienced investors looking for small funds to augment their pooled investment portfolios.”



Laymond adds: “This product is highly specialised and is worthy of consideration for IFAs handling offshore clients. But it is unlikely to be attractive to to the average UK IFA handling their typical clients.”

 

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