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Scottish Widows Investment Partnership –  European High Yield Bond Fund

Scottish Widows Investment Partnership –  European High Yield Bond Fund

Type: Oeic

Aim: Income and growth by investing mainly in a portfolio of high-yield bonds issued by companies in Europe including the UK

Minimum investment: Lump sum £1,000 for class A shares, euro 1,500 for class E shares

Investment split: 100% in high-yield bonds, other securities including derivatives and cash/near cash

Isa eligible: Yes

Charges: Initial 3.75%, annual 1.5% for A shares, 1% for E shares

Commission: Initial 3%, renewal 0.5%



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School fees planning

Jeremy Pearson is Technical Support Manager with Canada Life’s ican Technical Services Team. Canada Life offers a range of wealth management solutions, including retirement income planning, estate planning and investment solutions from a choice of jurisdictions, including the UK, Isle of Man and Republic of Ireland. Many parents value the standard of education offered by […]


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