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Quester – Quester VCT

Tuesday, October 30, 2001.

Aim: Income and growth by investing in unquoted companies.

Minimum investment: Lump sum £3,000.

Opening-closing date: September 26, 2001-until further notice.

Charges: Annual 2.5 per cent.

Commission: Initial 3 per cent.

Tel: 020 7227 3358.


SLI lauches revamped website

Scottish Life International is launching its revamped website, with more interactive features than its three-year old predecessor.The new site maintains the dedicated extranet service, with improved accessibility, and adds a trusts and offshore investments information facility.SLI e-commerce analyst Kelly Paterson says: “The desire to improve the design and the amount and quality of the […]

ScotEq back on the road again

Scottish Equitable is launching the biggest-ever series of pension roadshows to be held at 19 venues up and down the country during November and December.The roadshows aim toprovide IFAs with technical and legislative updates as well as a forum to discuss topical issues such as stakeholder andthe situation since October, compulsory pensions and transfer regulations.Presentations […]

Mortgage Next targets £2bn business for 2001

Mortgage Next has anounced it completed £1.6bn of lending business in 2000 and it expect this figure to exceed £2bn in 2001.The company is now moving to new premises twice the size of their current headquarters in Caterham, Surrey. The extra space will make room to increase the new business team as it embarks upon […]

AIG Europe – Group Healthnow

Thursday, November 1, 2001.Type: Group private medical insurance.Minimum-maximum ages: 18-70.Minimum group size: Five.Maximum benefit: No maximum.Cover provided: In patient and outpatient cover for consultations,diagnostic tests, investigations and surgical procedures relating toperipheral nerves, eye muscles, lenses, eardrums, nose, sinuses,adenoids, lips and palate, teeth, tonsils, oesophagus, haemorrhoids,gall bladder, coronary artery, angoiplasty, femoral artery, varicoseveins, kidney, bladder, scrotum, […]

Global equities: time to de-risk?

While equity valuations have doubled since the financial crisis, Simon Edelsten explains that there are still pockets of value. But not where you might think Macro-economic uncertainty is causing turbulence in equity markets. Artemis Global Select Fund manager Simon Edelsten says his investment themes are taking him in a different direction to some of his peers – away […]


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