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New Star appoints legal director

New Star Asset Management is appointing Simon Burgess as legal director.

Burgess joins New Star from Clifford Chance where he was senior corporate and mergers and acquisitions partner. Burgess joined Clifford Chance in 1970 and became a partner in 1976.

New Star chairman John Duffield says: “Simon&#39s appointment is excellent for New Star. He is bringing a wealth of corporate experience to the company and will be a tremendous asset to us.”


Aussie bank to target A&L for 2002 takeover

Three leading City analysts are tipping Alliance & Leicester as anacquisition target for Nat-ional Australia Bank once the UK bank&#39s takeoverprotection clause expires next April. The UK&#39s sixth-biggest mortgage lender has emerged as the market favouriteto be snapped up by NAB, which is on a UK acquisition trail. Banking analysts claim A&L is not financially […]

The Mortgage Operation offers insurance online

Broker network The Mortgage Operation is offering intermediaries online access to a range of insurance products. Intermediaries can quote building & contents and sickness and unemployment insurance directly through TMO&#39s online system at the same time as providing a mortgage quote. In return they will receive the equal of 25 per cent of the monthly […]

The gene machine

The general public have a complicated relationship with genetic science.On the one hand, it is believed to herald a new generation of childrenwithout health problems and smart cures for existing health problems whileits darker side brings fears of mutant clones and Big Brother medical tests. For the present, the widely reported advances in genetic testing,including […]

HSBC sets up multi-provider Isa

HSBC has launched a direct-offer multi-provider Isa, combining its income& growth fund, Merrill Lynch&#39s UK dynamic fund and Framlington&#39s healthfunds into one wrapper. The product, which is one of the first to takeadvantage of the relaxation in polarisation rules, will be marketed bymailshot to HSBC&#39s existing client base.


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