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Hill Samuel launches Triple Growth Isa

Hill Samuel Asset Management is offering investors a chance to benefit from potential growth opportunities in Europe, United States and UK all under one Isa roof.

Its Triple Growth Isa allows investors to take advantage of three of its top performing funds, its American growth trust, European trust and UK select growth trust.

Investors can mix and match their investment subject to a minimum requirement of £500 per fund for single investments or £50 per fund for regular.

The overall minimum investment is £1,000 single or £50 a month regular.

The initial charge is 4 per cent and the annual management charge is 1.5 per cent.

But HSAM are offering IFA clients a 1 per cent discount on its initial charge until July 30.

The Isa pays commission of 3 per cent initial and 0.5 per cent renewal.


Higginbotham to leave the Pru

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Age Concern publishes annual guide

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C&G launches special discount mortgage offer

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Value for money in DC pensions

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