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Montpelier in global joint venture

Global IFA Montpelier Group is launching Montpelier Fund Management this week through a joint venture with Montague Capital. The merger with the Stratford-upon-Avon- based global investment manager, which is effec- tive immediately, will allow Montpelier to offer high-net-worth clients discretionary and advisory portfolio management advice, with access to Montague’s 12 investment managers, in addition to the tax and financial advice it currently offers.

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