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Imro reprimands specialist fund manager

IMRO has reprimanded defunct fund manager Trafalgar Asset Management for issuing a misleading brochure when it was still in existence.

The specialist fund manager, which went into liquidation in October 2000, was guilty of claiming Hobbs Melville Asset Management, which it was formerly called, was part of the Hobbs Melville Group, an unregulated firm it had marketing arrangements with.

Trafalgar made the claim in an advertising brochure it released between July 1999 and July 2000.

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