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GE Life – Simplified Sipp

Wednesday, 17 July 2002
Type: Hybrid Sipp

Minimum investment: £100,000

Investment choice: GE Life&#39s 26 funds, any unit trust, Oeic, trustee investment plans

Administrator: GE Life

Charges: Annual £100

Allocation rates: 100%

Commission: Initial up to 6%, renewal up to 1%

Tel: 01462 447002


Revamp for Abbey Nat&#39s brand stable

Abbey National is set to stamp its name across its stable of companies in a revamp of its intermediary business ahead of the expected depolarisation of the market by the FSA.The rebranding exercise, to be rolled out internally later this month, will see existing brands such as Scottish Mutual appearing under the Abbey umbrella. The […]

Fund firms &#39must release more data to boost share prices&#39

Accountants PricewaterhouseCoopers is urging fund management groups to disclose more information about their businesses to reassure nervous investors and boost share valuations.In a study published this week, PwC found that around half of fund managers in North America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region believe their shares are underpriced, implying that analysts made a mistake when […]

Mark Wood

Given his position at the helm of Prudential&#39s £70bn with-profits fund, there is a sweet irony in Prudential UK&#39s chief executive Mark Wood having a father who produced paper for the printing of bank notes.Under Wood, the Pru has undergone a radical reorientation in the last year, from a company whose closure of its direct […]

Sandler and Brown not living in the real world

Once again, our industry has been afflicted with a well-meaning report from an intellectual who does not appear to understand the complexity of human nature.We are now told that what the industry needs is a new batch of low-cost products capped at 1 per cent which the consumer can understand and a miracle will occur.The […]


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