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Skandia Investment Group – SGF Global Bond Fund

Skandia Investment Group

SGF Global Bond Fund

Type: Offshore Oeic

Aim: Growth and income by investing globally in a portfolio of fixed and variable-rate debt securities

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

Investment split: 39.76% US, 16.82% Germany, 13.76% Japan, 6.35% France, 4.29% UK, 2.96% Italy, 2.55% Luxemburg, 2.07% Spain, 1.86% Canada, 1.85% Singapore, 7.73% other

Place of registration: Dublin

Charges: Initial up to 6.25%, annual 1%

Commission: Subject to negotiation



Manager focus: George Lee

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