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AJ Bell adds spate of ETFs and investment trusts to platform

AJ Bell has added 70 exchange traded funds and investment trusts to its Sippcentre platform Regular Investment Service.

The Regular Investment Service is available on the platform via its Funds & Shares Service, and now offers access to more than 6,500 funds as well as FTSE 350 shares, ETFs and investment trusts.

Billy Mackay, marketing director at AJ Bell, says: “As demand has increased for ETFs and investment trusts, we have continued to enhance our range. The latest additions take the number of ETFs and investment trusts for regular investments to almost 200.”


HgCapital takes majority stake in adviser tech firm Intelliflo

Private equity vehicle HgCapital has become the majority shareholder in adviser technology firm Intelliflo.  The Kingston-based firm was previous owned by three founding shareholders, including chief executive Nick Eatock, and around 40 staff. Eatock will remain in his role and retain a “significant interest” in the firm. Another founding shareholder, propositions director Akeel Ahmed, will […]


Martin Wheatley pay deal totals £670k

Financial Conduct Authority chief executive Martin Wheatley received a total pay package of almost £670,000 in 2012/13, including a performance related bonus of £86,000. The FSA’s final annual report, published last week, shows overall staff costs at the regulator totalled £380.7m, a £15.4m increase from the £365.3m set aside in last year’s budget. The regulator […]

Robert Reid wins CII Bridgewater award

Money Marketing columnist and Syndaxi Chartered Financial Planners managing director Robert Reid has won the prestigious Chartered Insurance Institute Bridgewater award. The award, which recognises “exceptional and distinguished service” to the CII, was given to Reid at the professional body’s annual network conference and awards event yesterday. Reid, a past president of the Personal Finance […]

US equity income: the standout market

By James Hackman, head of US Equities at Neptune With a growing dividend market, very low payout ratios and high dividend cover, the US is one of the standout equity income markets globally. It is also one of the most unloved. James Hackman, manager of the top-performing Neptune US Income Fund, highlights six key facts […]


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