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Scottish Widows – Multi Manager UK Equity Income Fund

Scottish Widows

Multi Manager UK Equity Income Fund

Type: Unit-linked manager of managers fund

Aim: Growth by investing in UK equities with above average dividend income managed by GMO, Rathbones, Rensburg Income and Rensburg Select

Minimum investment: Lump sum 5,000 via life products, 20 a month via pension products

Investment split: 100% UK equities with above average dividend income

Charges: Annual 0.7% plus annual 0.75%-1%
depending on wrapper product

Commission: Subject to negotiation

Tel: 0845 843 2222


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