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FundsNetwork expanding

FundsNetwork is adding five new firms to its supermarket platform, bringing the total funds now available to 675 from 48 providers.

JO Hambro Capital Management, Rathbone Unit Trust Managers, Lion Trust Investment Funds, Martin Currie Unit Trusts and UBS add 28 more funds to the range available on the platform.

All five companies will have their entire range of funds available on FundsNetwork from September 4. Hambro brings three funds, Lion Trust adds four, Martin Currie 10, Rathbone eight and UBS has three newly launched products.

As part of its invest-ment forum promoting FundsNetwork, Fidelity has organised a series of user briefings at seven venues across the UK from October 11 to October 18.

Topics to be discussed include how to use the tools available on the platform to the best effect, new enhancements for IFAs and demystifying the re-registration process.

Fidelity Investments head of IFA marketing Rob Fisher says: “We are pleased to welcome our five new fund partners and extend the range of funds available to advisers and their clients on FundsNetwork.

“We remain firmly committed to an ongoing and substantial investment in the service to ensure that it retains its leading position in the marketplace.”

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