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Meteor Asset Management – International Income Plan

Meteor Asset Management

International Income Plan

Type: Capital-protected bond

Aim: Income and the return of capital linked to the performance of the FTSE 100 and S&P 500 indices

Minimum-maximum investment: $20,000-no maximum

Term: Five years

Return: 7.25% income a year

Guarantee: Original capital returned in full provided both indices do not fall by 50% or more by the final day of the term

Closing date: August 11, 2009

Commission: Initial 3%

Tel: 0845 009 1805


Continental climate

European equity boutique 2CG was set up by Charles Glasse and Chris Garsten in 2000, with their identical initials presenting a simple and memorable company brand. They initially shared an office with wealth manager Laing & Cruikshank, which was subsequently bought out by UBS, serving as its European expertise.

Transition time

The retail distribution review presents IFAs with a significant opportunity to grow their client base and generate significant additional value within their businesses. The most recently announced proposals are a positive step forward and while there remain some issues to be ironed out, the future should hold no fear for advisers who are prepared to adapt quickly to the changing rules.


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