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Standard Life is spending 100m on demutualisation and floatation

Standard Life is spending 100m on its proposed demutualisation and flotation, which it says is typical for a company of its size.

The flotation is scheduled for next summer but will be delayed if market conditions are not suitable. It is thought that Standard Life will be valued at between 4bn and 6bn when it floats.

Standard kicks off a roadshow explaining its strategy to members in Borehamwood this Wednesday.


ABI move to set up loan scheme to pay FSCS levy

The ABI is believed to be in talks with the FSA over a loan sch-eme to enable IFAs to pay Fin-ancial Services Compensation Scheme fees in instalments.

The ABI is negotiating with the FSA over establishing a loan service that intermediaries can dip into to pay the FSCS levy.

Watchdog snaps at the chasers

The Financial Ombudsman Service has hit out at product providers and endowment-chasers for creating extra work for claim adjudicators.


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