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Fundsmith – Equity Fund

Fundsmith – Equity Fund

Type: Oeic

Aim: Growth and income by investing in a concentrated portfolio of global equities

Minimum investment: Lump sum £1,000, monthly £100

Investment split: 100% in global equities

isa link: Yes

Charges: Annual 1.5% for advised R share class, 1% for direct T share class

Commission: Renewal 0.5% on R share class

Tel: 0330 123 1815



Sun Life Financial of Canada closes to new business

Sun Life Financial of Canada is to close to new business in the UK, with 100 jobs potentially under threat. UK chief executive officer Janet Fuller says: “As a consequence of volatility in the economic landscape and the continuing high degree of uncertainty in the world about capital and other business requirements, we have decided […]

Aberdeen profits soar 147% on global equity demand

Aberdeen Asset Management has reported a 147 per cent profit rise, thanks to demand for global equity, emerging market and Asia Pacific funds. The group says its pre-tax profits were £210m in the year to September 30 compared to £85.1m in 2009. Its final results, published this morning, say: “These figures were driven principally by […]

Schroders’ maximiser offers global property deal

Schroders is to launch the third fund in its income maximiser range, a global property fund seeking a 7 per cent annual yield. The Schroder global property income maximiser fund, available from February, will invest in higher-yielding global property securities and real estate investment trusts. As with the two existing inc-ome maximiser funds, income and […]


Debate raises concern at FSA’s accountability

MPs have criticised the FSA’s lack of accountability when making financial regulation. The frustration was a recurring theme during the Parliamentary debate on the impact of the retail distribution review. Treasury select committee member and Labour MP George Mudie said it is “very worrying” that decisions like the implementation of the RDR can be taken […]


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