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Split Cap deal reached

Investment firms have agreed to stump up around 194m for investors after an FSA investigation into split capital investment trusts.
The year long probe by the FSA resulted in 18 firms agreeing to compensate thousands of investors that lost money when lost money when a number of trusts collapsed.
The firms hae agreed a statement that does not admit any liability for the losses suffered by investors and the FSA has made no breaches of regulations.


Barclays boss says multi-tie deals are bringing back the bad old days

Barclays Financial Planning managing director Jim Reeve has criticised new multi-tie deals from Thinc and Millfield, saying they put too much emphasis on commission. Reeve fears that if multi-ties are driven by commission rather than by service, this will affect their transparency and is calling on the industry to focus on offering a valid advisory […]

Commission: possible

With the onset of depolarisation, there has never been a more important time for financial advisers to demonstrate the value for money that they provide to their clients. This is inexorably linked with the need for advisers themselves to have a far greater understanding of the profitability – or otherwise – of every client. In […]

International jurisdictions

By Neil Jones, Canada Life Investing through international providers has grown in popularity over recent years as investors seek out the benefits of gross roll-up and the wider range of investment options that can be available. When considering a recommendation for a lump sum investment, not only does the adviser have to select a suitable tax wrapper […]


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