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Lincoln Unit Trust Managers is launching its first corporate bond fund to be managed by Goldman Sachs Asset Management.

The product is designed to provide investors with regular income but also offers the option of re-investing for growth.

Until April 30 the fund has an introductory initial charge of just 0.25 per cent compared with the standard 5 per cent charge. Minimum lump sum investment is £500. IFA commission is 3 per cent initial and o.5 per cent renewal.

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