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National Australia Bank appoints former Scot Am chief exec

National Australia Bank has appointed former Scottish Amicable chief executive Roy Nicolson to the board of its European wealth management business.

Nicolson spent 40 years with Scot Am before his retirement at the end of last year. From 1997 he had been chief executive following Scot Am&#39s takeover by Prudential.

NAB&#39s wealth management business provides financial planning and investment, pension and insurance products to its UK banking operations, Clydesdale Bank, Yorkshire Bank and Northern Bank.


Bonus of contention

The recent bonus cuts from Equitable Life came aslittle surprise to most of the industry which has been well aware of the company&#39s inflated payout policy which has left it with no reserves.Throughout Equitable&#39s demise, there have been cries from other with-profits life offices about its unsustainable bonus rates.But when companiesthe size of Norwich Union, […]

Online whitelabelling from Skandia

Skandia is to offer a new white-labelling facility for its multifund, multiPep and multiIsa supermarket. The service, to be launched next month, will allow IFAs to brand the Skandia platform under their own name, as well as to customise it to their own preferences. IFAs will also be able to allow their clients to enter […]

Jupiter expands its hedge fund range

Jupiter International Group is hedging its bets with the introduction of the Jupiter fund of hedge funds.This is Jupiter’s first fund from the recently arrived management trio of John Chatfeild Roberts, Peter Lawery and Algy Smith-Maxwell, who joined Jupiter from Lazard in March 2001. At Lazard they were responsible for managing the Lazard PPF astral […]

Omo move could hit annuity rates

FSA plans to force life offices to highlight the open market option on annuities may see normal annuity rates fall, according to Institute of Actuaries president Peter Clark.The forecast follows FSA plans to compel insurance companies to clearly promote policyholders&#39 rights to shop around for the best annuity rate ahead of making their buying decision. […]


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