Skandia is this month launching a distribution bond giving access to a range of third-party fund links. Investors can build a portfolio by mixing and matching the retail distribution funds of groups including Axa, Prudential, Norwich Union, New Star and DWS. To mark the launch, Skandia is offering 103 per cent allocation until April 6. The move comes as Skandia UK Group announces that its operating profit for the first nine months of 2003 rose to £82m from £67m in the same period last year. Its assets under management now stand at £14.5bn.
Type: Oeic Aim: Growth by investing in emerging markets Minimum investment: Lump sum £1,000, monthly £50 Investment split: 49.6% Pacific, 10.1% Europe, 9.8% South America, 9% North America, 7.7% South Africa, 7.4% Asia, 2.5% China, 3.7% cash Isa link: Yes Pep transfer: Yes Charges: Initial 4%, annual 1.5% Commission: Initial 3%, renewal 0,5% Tel: 0800 […]
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UBS ASSET MANAGEMENT UBS GLOBAL EMERGING MARKETS FUND Type: Oeic Aim: Growth by investing in emerging markets Minimum investment: Lump sum £1,000, monthly £50 Investment split: 49.6% Pacific, 10.1% Europe, 9.8% South America, 9.2% North America, 7.7% South Africa, 7.4% Asia, 2.5% China, 3.7% cash Isa link: Yes Pep transfer: Yes Charges: Initial 4%, annual […]
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