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Investment seminars target IFAs

Fund manager Threadneedle is running a series of UK investment seminars

for IFAs throughout October focusing on the low-growth marketplace.

The New Strategies for a New Environment seminars follow

roadshows run by Threadneedle last year and will focus on key areas of

significance for IFAs&#39 business and the fund management industry.

Topics will include Threadneedle&#39s view on which companies will prosper in

the “post-bubble” era, IFA business strategies and the alternatives to

equities in a lower growth environment.

IFAs will be able to question the investment panel. Speakers will include

deputy chairman Alan Ainsworth, head of equities and managed funds Sarah

Arkle and UK corporate bond fund manager Ted Bacon.

Seminars begin on October 2 in Glasgow and take in Manchester, Harrogate,

Birmingham, Bristol, East Anglia and Southampton, ending on October 17 in

London.

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