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Fidelity offers free Pep and Isa transfers into MM Oeic range

Fidelity International is offering free Pep and Isa transfers into its multi-manager Oeic range, also available through FundsNetwork.

The funds included in the offer are Fidelity multi-manager growth portfolio, Fidelity multi-manager income portfolio, Fidelity multi-manager distribution fund, Fidelity multi-manager special situations portfolio, Fidelity multi-manager equity income portfolio.   

The initial charge on transfers has been reduced to 3 per cent during the offer period, covering application forms received by April 5.  This includes 3 per cent initial commission, which is rebatable in increments of 0.25 per cent, making it possible for advisers to set the charge at a rate they agree with their clients
Head of IFA channel Peter Hicks says: “With a lot of people’s minds focused on “star manager” risk, the attractions of a large multi-manager team such as Fidelity’s have been highlighted.  If advisers are looking for a new home for their clients’ multi-manager investments, we are making it very cost-effective for them with this transfer offer.”


UnumProvident and Personal Group launch voluntary group IP plan

UnumProvident has linked up with employee benefit provider Personal Group, to market a new voluntary group income protection policy. The VGIP product has been designed to provide an affordable income protection solution for skilled and semi-skilled workers. It will be underwritten by UnumProvident but enrolment will be facilitated by Personal Group using their flexible benefit […]

Origo shelves online launch in porn clash

Origo has frozen plans for a new online initiative after discovering that a company associated with the chosen name was involved in supplying hard-core pornography.The standards company was set to launch a new service called Igo Online and bought a range of internet domain names, including, igoonline. and at the start of […]

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Indian market rallies as Modi's popularity strengthens

Kunal Desai, manager of the Neptune India Fund, comments on the implications of the BJP’s historic election win in India’s most populous state, Uttar Pradesh. Read the full article here Important Information – for investment professionals only. Not for retail clients.  Investment risks  The Neptune India Fund may have a high volatility rating and past […]


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