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ScotLife adds 16 core funds

Scottish Life has added four investment partners and 16 funds to its core range.

The new partners are Allianz Global Investors, BlackRock, HSBC and Newton, which join fund companies including Artemis, Baillie Gifford and Invesco Perpetual.

The move brings the total fund choice in the core range to 82. Policyholders will have access to nine new actively managed equity funds in the UK equity, global equity and managed fund sectors.

A further seven passive funds have been added within the global equity, Japanese equity, Asia-Pacific equity, long gilts and corporate bonds sectors, including a global equity fund that offers exposure to companies engaged in Shariah-compliant activities.

Head of investment marketing Nick Leitch said: “The new funds complement our existing range and offer customers equity access to a broad range of geographical areas and different investment styles from an impressive selection of investment managers.”

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