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Standard Life Investments – MyFolio Managed Income II

Standard Life Investments – MyFolio Managed Income II

Type: Oeic fund of funds

Aim: Income and growth by investing in a multi-asset portfolio comprising mainly Standard Life Investments funds managed to a cautious risk profile

Minimum investment: Lump sum £500, monthly £50

Investment split: 100% in a multi-asset portfolio of investment funds and cash/near cash

Isa eligible: Yes

Charges: Initial 4%, annual 1.15%

Commission: Initial 4%, renewal 0.5%

Tel: 0845 279 3003


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