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Old Mutual Asset Managers – Old Mutual Global Equity Market Neutral Fund

Monday, 15 October 2001.

Type: Hedge fund.

Aim: Growth by investing in global blue chip companies.

Minimum investment: $100,000.

Place of registration: Cayman Islands.

Investment split: 100 per cent global blue chip companies.

Isa link: No.

Charges: Annual 1 per cent.

Commission: None.

Tel: 020 7332 7500.


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