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Platinum Capital Management – Platinum Premier Fund

Hedge fund

Growth by investing long and short in UK, US and European government securities

Minimum investment:
$100,000, £60,000, euros 100,000

Investment split:
40% US, 30% UK, 30% Europe

Place of registration:
Cayman Islands

Annual 1.5%,
performance fee 10%

Subject to negotiation

Tel: 020 7887 6110


ScotLife cuts managed fund equity exposure

Scottish Life is reducing the equity component of its managed fund range and introducing asset allocation which it says matches policyholders&#39 changing risk appetite. It is cutting average equity exposure in its medium balanced managed fund from 82.9 per cent to 55 per cent. The defensive managed option rises from 21.2 per cent to 27.5 […]

Mortgage market slowing down

The Council of Mortgage Lenders says gross mortgage lending slowed down to £25bn in August, 13 per cent lower than in July where it stood at £28.9bn. This is in contrast to last month when lending was up by 3 per cent on the previous month&#39s figure of £28.2bn. Additionally, the Royal Institution of Chartered […]

Warning on group cover

Many employers are considering suspending death-inservice benefits following changes to group policies in the wake of the September 11 attacks, according to Watson Wyatt&#39s latest research. The consultancy firm is predicting that there will be an increasing emphasis on lump sum payments and a potential reduction in death-in-service cover provision in the future as firms […]

Why is the FSA crippling smaller companies?

David Kenmir is quoted as saying: “We appreciate that we need to do better in communicating likely changes (for which read massive increases) to the [mainly FSCS] fees.” Please, Mr Kenmir, spare us such vacuous platitudes. What the FSA needs to do is stop forcing on the industry all the things that are causing these […]


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