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“No, I&#39m not that impressed. Sesame as in Sesame Street makes us look

like a Mickey Mouse industry.”

Roger Versteeg, Versteeg Lister & Co

“It doesn&#39t really concern me as I&#39m not a Misys member, but I think

it is a fairly trivial name for a fairly important industry.”

Gregory Braithwaite G Braithwaite/The Ethical Partnership

“No. It made me laugh, but I&#39m leaving that network anyway.”

Peter Nielens, The Insurance Centre

“No. I&#39ve not given it a lot of thought, but I don&#39t think they have either.”

Simon Venters, The Mortgage & Finance Centre

“No. There are two ways of looking at it – open sesame and sesame

street. I wonder who will be Big Bird.”

Chris Howell, Seaway Insurance Consultant

“No. It&#39s a large, supposedly professional organisation naming itself

after a bun. It is not going to make people sit up. It&#39s ridiculous.”

Anonymous IFA Network member

“Probably not. The general public hasn&#39t got a clue what they mean.

Why do they have to change names and spend a lot of money to reprint

their literature?”

Leonard Mace, Leonard J Mace & Co

“No, I&#39m leaving Misys anyway, and this new brand name won&#39t help.

They don&#39t understand the brokers and if they do know they&#39re not

conveying it very well to their so-called members.”

Lawrence Hayward, Moody Brook Financial Services

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