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Kempster outlines his DBS strategy

DBS&#39s new chief executive Tony Kempster outlined the company&#39s strategy for the next year at its annual conference last week.

Kempster told delegates that his first move on arrival was to begin a strategic review of the business.

He said: &#34My attitude to running this business is that the key to success for DBS is to help members build bigger and more profitable business. If your business and profits grow, the DBS business and its profits grow. It&#39s not very complicated, is it?&#34


Exclusive Connections launches new mortgage

Exclusive Connections the mortgage network has launched a 100 per cent mortgage fixed at 7.34 per cent until September 12 2003.The Royal Bank of Scotland will fund the product which is available to intermediaries via Exclusion Connections&#39 members.After five years the payable rate returns to The Royal Bank&#39s standard variable mortgage rate.

Gartmore streamlines unit trust range

Gartmore is to take advantage of the Government&#39s stamp duty exemption period to streamline its retail unit trust range.Gartmore was bought by NatWest in April 1996 and plans to amalgamate certain funds, re-name others, introduce accumulation units and standardise the charging structure.The proposals will reduce the number of retail unit trusts from 35 to 28 […]


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