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Newcastle Building Society – Guaranteed Five Star Bond

Friday, 7 February 2003

Type: Guaranteed equity bond

Aim: Growth linked to the performance of Credit Suisse US$ bond, Fidelity Funds European growth, Franklin Templeton mutual beacon, GAM UK diversified, Schroder ISF Japan equity funds

Minimum-maximum investment: £1,000-£500,000

Term: Five years

Guarantee: Capital returned in full at end of term regardless of performance of funds

Return: 75% of fund growth at end of term

Closing date: March 28, 2003

Commission: Initial 2%

Tel: 020 7612 7650


Insight Investment – Insight Investment Focus Plan

Wednesday, 5 February 2003 Type: Oeic mini or maxi Isa Aim: Income or growth by investing in a choice of six funds Minimum investment: Lump sum £3,000 Catmarked: No Investment choice: Income &#45 equity high income, monthly income, global bond funds. Growth &#45 UK discretionary, UK select opportunities, European discretionary funds Yield: Depends on fund […]

Kelly says fund firms and life offices can offer child trust fund

Fund firms and life offices will be included in the distribution plans for the child trust fund, ending concerns that only banks and building societies would be allowed to sell CTFs. Statements accompanying the pre-Budget report last November raised doubts among fund companies because, although it said the products would be sold on an open […]

Allianz revamp spells end of Dresdner brand

The Dresdner RCM Global Investors brand is finally set to disappear in the UK following the fund firm&#39s rebrand as Allianz Dresdner Asset Management. The rebrand comes almost two years after the March 2001 deal which saw Allianz – one of Germany&#39s leading insurers – acquire Dresdner Bank. The various fund management arms of Allianz […]

Taking a slice of the mutual PI

The FSA looks set to formalise its proposals for a mutual PI scheme for the IFA industry. If such a scheme gets off the ground, the regulator will have proved itself capable of the management of at least one crisis and will receive widespread acclaim from advisers. The flexibility demonstrated by the regulator in examining […]


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