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Snowdonia range on Canada Life platform

The Snowdonia fund of funds range from Buckles Investment Services has been added to Canada Life’s onshore platform.

The Snowdonia growth, balanced and income fund have attracted over £100m since launch and are already available through AIG Life.

Buckles was keen for the Snowdonia funds to be available through Canada Life’s flexible investment bond as onshore bonds represented a weakness in its distribution strategy.

Buckles has not ruled out further links with other companies but it says there are a limited number of links the Snowdonia range can support.

Chief executive Nigel Speirs says: “More IFAs are going down the platform route. Canada Life seems to have recognised that a relationship with us is a strategic move but for us it is more about getting Snowdonia on to another bond product rather than a platform.”

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