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Quester appoints director of corporate development

Independent venture capital company Quester is appointing Martin Williams as director of corporate development .

Williams spent 12 years at accountants Coopers & Lybrand, where he became a senior manager, before spending 10 years in corporate finance with Laurence Prust. He became an executive director of Credit Commercial de France (UK) when its French parent, Credit Commercial de France, acquired Laurence Prust.

Williams says: “I look upon my new role at Quester as a challenge to contribute to the development of the lively venture capital market.”


LeggMason Investors launches new VCT

LeggMason Investors is launching a new venture capital trust which will invest predominantly in Alternative Investment Market listed shares. The LeggMason Investors AIM Trust aims at raising £30m in the offer periods, which will straddle both the 2000/01 and 2001/02 tax years. T The VCT will be available from February 26. The minimum investment per […]

&#39Transfer rules another nail in Equitable coffin&#39

The Inland Revenue has released final regulations on personal pension transfers, including changes which allow the transfer of income-drawdown policies for the first time. The new rules will come into force on February 14, prompting some IFAs to predict the new drawdown transfer option will encourage a flood of drawdown policyholders deserting Equitable Life for […]

Britannic Asset Management – Global Resources

Thursday, 1st February 2001.Aim: Growth by investing in global companies involved in natural resources and related sectors.Minimum investment: £500.Investment split: Oil and gas 56 per cent, chemicals 18 per cent, construction and building materials 9 per cent, forestry and paper 5 per cent, mining 7 per cent, steel 5 per cent.Isa link: Yes.Pep transfers: Yes.Charges: […]

FSF stars at Bafta for conference

The Financial Services Forum is to hold its first conference at the British Academy of Film & Television Arts in London on February 21. The forum represents marketing people in the retail financial services industry. The conference will focus on the difference that marketing can make to a company&#39s bottom line. A panel of nine […]

Managing customers in drawdown

By Lorna Blyth, Investment Marketing Manager Delivering a decent drawdown review process takes time and resources. This article looks at how you can manage drawdown clients in a more cost-effective way. Most advisers are seeing an increase in drawdown clients following pension freedoms. Often these are clients with lower fund sizes, which means advisers are […]


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