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J O Hambro Capital Management – Leisure & Media VCT

Tuesday, 20th February 2001.

Aim: Growth by investing in the leisure and media industry.

Minimum investment: £3,000.

Opening-closing date: January 30, 2001-April 5, 2001 for 2000/2001 tax year, April 12, 2001 for 2001/2002 tax year.

Charges: Initial 5 per cent.

Commission: Initial 3 per cent.

Tel: 0151 243 7468.



Scottish Value Management – Unit Trust Isa

Friday, 23rd February 2001.Type: Unit trust mini or maxi Isa.Aim: Growth by investing in UK growth fund, European growth fund, continental Europe fund, new economy fund and UK opportunities fund.Minimum investment: Lump sum £1,000, monthly £50.Maximum investment: £7,000.Catmarked: No.Investment choice: Any proportion of UK growth fund, European growth fund, continental Europe fund, new economy fund […]

Friendly fire

You are probably recommending Isas to your clients in the run-up to the end of the tax year but what about tax-exempt friendly society savings plans? It could be a case of £7,300 of tax-advantaged investment instead of £7,000. Your clients – and your business – could be missing out. The weeks leading up to […]

Endowment policies

Aifa, the ABI and the Consumers&#39 Association have all just published their responses to the FSA consultation paper on mortgage endowment complaints. While none of them dispute the need to redress missold endowments, there are significant differences. The FSA&#39s proposals are guidelines and the flexibility that this allows is welcomed by Aifa. The responses deal […]

Deutsche hedges its bets

Deutsche Bank has introduced a fund of hedge funds that is available as an individual savings account (Isa). Xavex hedgefirst is aimed at high net worth clients looking for capital growth who want to invest in something other than corporate bonds and stocks and shares. It will invest in an index of between 15 and […]


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