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IFA News includes updates on Legal & General&#39s products and services as well as commentary on developments in the markets affecting intermediaries.

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Scottish Mutual – EA5Y Income Bond

Wednesday, 9 October 2002 Type: Guaranteed equity bond Aim: Income or growth linked to the performance of the Dow Jones Eurostoxx 50 index Minimum-maximum investment: £10,000-£250,000 Term: Until December 17, 2007 Guarantee: Capital returned in full at end of term provided the index does not fall by more than 25% Return: Choice of 6.25% income […]

Skandia takes 9.9 per cent stake in Lighthouse

Skandia has extended its IFA presence by paying £1.2m for a 9.9 per cent stake in Lighthouse, that the Aim-listed IFA will use to fund its recruitment drive.Lighthouse last week agreed an exclusive deal to take on members of the Canada Life direct sales force who wanted to join the firm.A statement from the board […]

Freedom Finance puts Snowdon on top

Wilmslow based mortgage and loans broker Freedom Finance has appointed Colin Snowdon, currently managing director of specialist lender Verso, as MD of its new Freedom mortgage subsidiary. Snowdon takes up the post in January when the merger between Verso and fellow Britannia Building Society subsidiary Platform Home Loans is completed. Freedom brokered secured and unsecured […]

Wild thing of the pension industry

Picture the scene. It is September 6, 1970, Fehmarn Island, North Germany. The helicopter arrives bearing Jimi Hendrix, fresh from playing to 250,000 long-haired stoners at the Isle of Wight, and jumping up to meet him is stage manager for today&#39s gig, David Butcher.Butcher is now chief executive of Invesco Pensions.The Diary understands that, at […]

Life begins at…

By Fiona Holmes, proposition communications manager Having reached a certain age (it’s the new 40 by the way), I’m having to come to terms with the fact that my peers and I aren’t as immune from illness or death as we’d like to think. That’s the problem with 30 being the new 20 and 40 […]


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