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Schroders Investment Management – Global Energy Fund

Schroders Investment Management

Global Energy Fund

Type: Sicav

Aim: Growth by investing globally in the energy sector

Minimum investment: Lump sum $1,000, euros 1,000 or currency equivalent

Investment split: 100% in the global energy sector

Place of registration: Luxemburg

Charges: Initial up to 5.25%, annual up to 1.5%

Commission: Subject to negotiation

Tel: 00352 341342 212


NU axes initial charges and boosts pension commission

Norwich Union is to scrap initial charges and boost commission in a bid to improve individual personal pension sales and switch its focus to higher-net-worth customers. The company revamped its pension strategy last October by writing all new pension policies under a single scheme and allowing customers to switch easily between products. Director of pensions […]

On the level

Recent comments suggest that some people think commission is not a real issue. However, what of the companies which, as deliberate strategy, set out to build market share through raising commission levels, provoking a round of me-too actions by their competitors.

Make hay while the sun shines

In my last few articles I have discussed a number of key issues which should be of prime importance to clients and, therefore, also to their financial advisers in various aspects of pension planning.


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