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ScotLife goes back to Sky

Scottish Life is sponsoring Sky TV&#39s pay-per-view football channel Premiership Plus for the second year.

Head of communications Alasdair Buchanan says: “As a business, we have benefited considerably from sports sponsorship, having been involved in a number of significant deals over the years. Our first year of sponsorship was a terrific success, with six million people viewing Premiership Plus games over the season.”


B&B buys loan portfolio from GMAC-RFC

Bradford & Bingley subsidiary Mortgage Express has bought a loan portfolio of 6000 mortgages for £650 million from GMAC-RFC. B&B says this acquisition will complement its growing selective lending business and improve return on equity for shareholders. This will increase the group&#39s managed assets, which stood at £19.1 billion on June 30 by 3 per […]

DWS targets Europe

Deutsche Asset Management, which is rebranding as DWS Investments, has introduced the DWS European opportunities fund.The fund, along with the recently created DWS UK opportunities fund, is a higher-risk, addition to the Oeics in the company’s existing range. It aims for capital growth by investing in a concentrated portfolio of 25 European stocks, excluding the […]

Cable presses Labour over Penrose

Liberal Democrat trade and industry spokesman Vincent Cable is demanding to know when the Government plans to publish the Penrose Inquiry into the Equitable Life debacle. He says it is apparent the Government is trying to push the whole matter under the rug as it has been more than a year and a half since […]

Skipton Building Society – 2 Year Fixed Rate Bond

Wednesday, 25 September 2002 Type: High interest account Minimum-maximum investment: £1,000-£10,000 Interest rate: 4.25% gross a year Term: Until September 30, 2004 Offer period: Until further notice Withdrawal penalties: No withdrawals permitted during term Tel: 0800 446776


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