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Prudential and Abbey National sign deal to sell each other&#39s products

Prudential and Abbey National have signed a distribution deal which will see the bank selling the Prudence Bond for the next four years.

Following the announcement of new post depolarisation rules, Prudential will cease to manufacture protection products and instead offer products from Abbey&#39s Scottish Provident brand through its multi-distribution channels.

Both companies say the agreement is part of their strategies to build partnerships and both will seek futher distribution agreements.


Quester 5 raises more funds

Quester Capital Management is raising further funds for the Quester 5 venture capital trust (VCT).Quester 5 was established in December 2001 and has raised £18.6m to date. It currently invests in seven unquoted companies at different stages of development. Most of these companies are involved in technology and related areas such as telecommunications.The objective of […]

Product matters

Scottish Equitable has closed its with-profits funds to new business and replaced it with two smoothed managed funds. It has somehow been given permission to call these funds the with-profits growth fund and the with-profits cautious fund, a move likely confuse potential investors.That said, while many funds have claimed to be an alternative to with-profits, […]

&#39FSA does not want cap applied to stake suite&#39

The FSA has strongly hinted it believes the 1 per cent charge cap is too restrictive and should not be extended to Sandler&#39s stakeholder products, according to Sofa.In the Tiner Report into the future of life insurance regulation, published last week, the FSA said that to ensure there are sufficient providers, the products will need […]

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