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On line for Val d&#39Isere

Allied Dunbar adviser, and Money Marketing reader, Graham Levy (pictured

left) clicked his way to fortune last week when he won a luxury ski-ing

holiday in the French resort of Val d&#39Isere simply by signing up to a new

financial website.

Anyone regist- ering at ifonline. com during its first month was entered

in the prize draw.

Levy was picked as the winner from more than 2,000 brokers.


Matrix aims for £20m with e-Ventures fund

Matrix Securities is aiming to raise £20m for its ven ture capital trustinvesting in e-commerce.The e-Ventures fund will make investments in fast-growing companies withproducts or services that depend on the application of e-business, theinternet or systems supporting the internet.The VCT has three years to invest 70 per cent of the fund.Minimum investment is £2,500. Annual […]

Consumer&#39s view

The Government should be very concerned at the findings of a report fromconsulting actuaries Towers Perrin, which reveals all too painfully thatthe current climate of uncertainty is slowly destroying the final-salarypension scheme.The most important aspect of the survey of defined-contribution schemes isthat “in over 50 per cent of cases, defined-contribution pension schemesare introduced in connection […]

Bankhall firms to get £6,250 in £114m deal

Bankhall members are set to receive an average windfall of £6,250 as themember services organisation is bought for £114m by software giant Lynx.The 800 member firms which qualify for a payout belong to Bankhall and itsnursery network Investment Strategies.The new operation has yet to decide on how to determine individualpayouts. It may depend on the […]

IFA wants redress after Axa agent &#39harassed&#39 clients

Axa Assurance is refusing to compensate an aggrieved IFA after he allegedthat one of its agents has sabotaged his client relations.IFA Dougie Jordon claims that an Axa agent tried repeatedly to scupper hisclient relationships but has received no more than a slapped wrist from theinsurer.Jordon&#39s clients received letters from the Axa agent alleging that theyhad […]


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