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Legal & General takes 7.8 per cent of the mortgage market

Legal & General says intermediaries placed £12.7 billion of mortgages through the company last year, giving it a 7.8 per cent of the UK mortgage market.

It says its results show this figure is over 50 per cent higher than the £8.1 billion achieved in 2000.

It says its mortgage club network of over 6,000 intermediaries, its online links with lenders and its estate agency network have helped it become more dominant in the UK.


Our poll finds IFA nation wants single united body

IFAs want Aifa, Sofa and the LIA to merge into one general trade bodyfor advisers, according to exclusive research by Money Marketing andVirgin One on the State of the IFA Nation.The first figures from the extensive survey of IFA opinion shows 82per cent of IFAs would like to see the separate bodies come togetherto act […]

Drawbacks to annuity reform

I read with interest the letter from Shadow Paymaster General HowardFlight entitled, Put an end to the unfair pension annuity regime(Money Marketing, January 17).Howard Flight argues for a minimum level of income to be annuitised,above income support levels, while the balance of the fund is madeavailable to the consumer at their discretion. I assume the […]

Jupiter – Jupiter Distribution Fund

Monday, February 4, 2002.Type: Unit trust. Aim: Income and growth by investing in corporate bonds,fixed-interest securities and UK stocks and shares.Minimum investment: Lump sum £500, monthly £100. Isa lump sum£1,000, monthly £50.Investment split: Corporate bonds and fixed-interest securities 65 percent, UK stocks and shares 35 per cent.Yield: 5 per cent.Isa link: Yes.Pep transfers: Yes.Charges: Initial […]

FSA blocks M&E cash injection

IFAs could be left in funding limbo after the FSA blocked aconsortium of providers from buying stakes in Tenet-owned M&Enetwork by invoking its better than best rules.The consortium, which inc-luded Norwich Union, Scottish Widows andFriends Provident, applied for a waiver for exemption from the betterthan best rules but were turned down days before the FSA […]


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