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Skandia launches multi-manager global equity fund

Skandia Investment Group is launching a new multi-manager global equity fund.

The fund will provide exposure to a range of global equities through a diversified portfolio of investment managers, each running a specialist regional or country-specific mandate.

SIG says the fund will offer the potential to generate additional value to that provided by its manager selection via a flexible asset allocation approach.

The fund will be benchmarked against the MSCI AC world GDP index.

Skandia Investment Group chief investment officer James Millard says: Investors are increasingly looking for global rather than regional equity solutions. Our unique position and size in the market gives us unrivalled access to world-class managers, including those not otherwise available to individual investors.

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