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Jupiter – Jupiter Global Green Investment Trust

Thursday, 15th February 2001.

Aim: Growth by investing in companies finding solutions to environmental problems.

Minimum investment: £1,000.

Maximum investment: No maximum.

Investment split: UK 50 per cent, Europe 15 per cent, North America 15 per cent, other 20 per cent.

Types of share: Ordinary.

Isa link: Yes.

Pep transfers: Yes.

Redemption date: None.

Charges: Annual 0.75 per cent.

Commission: Initial 3 per cent.

Tel: 0500 500098.



Lombard Odier – LO Invest UK Europe Fund

Wednesday, 14th February 2001.Type: Sicav.Aim: Growth by investing in large and mid-cap European companies.Minimum investment: Euros 2,000.Place of registration: Luxemburg.Investment split: Healthcare 9.3 per cent, consumer staples 6.4 per cent, telecommunications 12.7 per cent, consumer durables 12.5 per cent, insurance 8.4 per cent, banking 18.6 per cent, information technology 15.8 per cent, energy 10.6 per […]

Land of the falling sums

After a year of poor performance in the Japanese market, IFA sentiment on the sector has fallen flat. No fund invested principally in Japan achieved a positive return over the 12 months to the end of January. The average Japanese unit trust fell by 28.9 per cent, while the average Japanese smaller companies fund was […]

Pru axes 2,000 sales staff

Prudential is axing 2,000 jobs from its direct sales force over the next 12 months, in a move towards greater internet and telephone service. The job losses will come from its sales force, sales support operations and central back-office and administration support. The Pru&#39s direct sales force numbered 9,296 in 1991 but the restructuring will […]

Yorkshire Fund Managers – British Smaller Technology Companies VCT 2

Tuesday, 13th February 2001.Aim: Growth by investing in UK growth orientated technology companies.Minimum investment: £3,000.Opening-closing date: November 30, 2000-April 5, 2001.Charges: Initial 6 per cent, annual 3.75 per cent.Commission: Initial 3 per cent or initial 2 per cent, renewal 0.4 per cent.Tel: 0800 854057. 


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