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Govett launches IFA marketing drive

Govett Investments has launched an IFA marketing drive for its Govett US Opportunities Fund.

It says the fund which has just reached its three year anniversary has been top quartile in each year to date.

Over the period it has provided a total return of 103.5 per cent compared with the average sector return of 28.5 per cent and £1,000 invested in the fund at launch would now be worth £2,035.

Govett investments sales and marketing director Graeme Sinclair says: “This is outstanding performance in tough market conditions and it&#39s exactly what IFAs are looking for – some really good news and a compelling reason to contact their clients.”



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