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FundsNetwork is offering funds from 30 providers

FundsNetwork is to offer funds from 30 providers in its investment bond provided by Standard Life which will be ready to take money on December 12.

Over 100 funds will be available, with advisers entitled to up to 20 free switches, with that number to increase next year.

After Fidelity, providers with the most funds available thr-ough the bond are Standard Life with 14 funds, Invesco Perpetual with 10 funds, New Star with nine and Jupiter with seven. Artemis is to offer five funds, including its UK special situations life fund. A version of Fid-elity’s special situations fund is not available in the bond.

FundsNetwork head David Dalton-Brown says: “Success-ful investment strategies should not come at the expense of tax planning and the bond will help advisers meet these objectives.”

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