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Investec Asset Management – American Fund – Class A GDP Hedged Share Class

Investec Asset Management

American Fund – Class A GDP Hedged Share Class

Type: Oeic

Aim: Growth by investing in a portfolio of US equities and derivatives

Minimum investment: Lump sum £1,000, monthly £100

Investment split: 22.1 IT, 14% financials,13.7% healthcare, 11.1% consumer discretionary, 9.2% energy, 7.1% consumer staples, 5.2% telecommunication services, 8.7% other, 3.6% cash, 5.3% unclassified

Isa link: Yes

Charges: Initial up to 4.5%, annual 1.5%

Commission: Initial 3%, renewal 0.5%

Tel: 0800 389 2299


Revenue bank code to cut tax loss

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By Mark Martin, Manager of Neptune UK Mid Cap Fund

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