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Misys and Skandia in fund supermarket link

Users of Misys&#39s portal m-link will now have access to Skandia&#39s online fund supermarket, multifundshop, as the two companies announce a partnership.

The deal covers Skandia&#39s MultiISA, MultiPEP and MultiFund, giving IFAs online access to over 200 funds. Skandia also says the two New Star funds, UK Growth and European Growth are exclusively available through its supermarket.

IFAs will be able to register their clients for online access to their investments and also conduct online switching and valuations through the service.


Forsyth Partners – Forsyth Sterling Global Balanced Fund

Friday, 13 July 2001.Type: Sicav.Aim: Growth by investing in equities and bonds.Minimum investment: £5,000.Place of registration: Dublin.Investment split: UK equites 55 per cent, international 20 per cent, bonds 20 per cent, cash 5 per cent.Isa link: No.Charges: Annual 1.75 per cent.Commission: Initial up to 5 per cent, renewal 0.75 per cent.Tel: 01534 285195.

Goodfellow writ against Burns-Anderson

The Goodfellow group of companies is set to issue a writ againstBurns-Anderson for infringement of trademark over use of the names UV andUltraviolet. Burns-Anderson uses the names for its new network services butGoodfellow claims it registered both names as trademarks last year and isusing them for its specialist e-business and website advice company and anumber […]

Standard&#39s mutuality stalwarts step down

Standard Life managing director Scott Bell, stalwart of the company&#39smutuality stance, is retiring in March next year after more than 40 yearsat the life office. Long-term colleague and chief executive of UK operations Jim Stretton isalso standing down. He will take early retirement on December 15. Current group finance director and appointed actuary Iain Lumsden […]

CBI concerned over FTSE ethical index

The Confederation of British Industry has given a mixed response to the launch of the FTSE4Good index.CBI deputy director general John Cridland says: “We are seriously concerned about how this index will be perceived by the media, the general public and companies themselves. There’s a danger that firms included might be seen as ‘good’ and […]


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