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Thames River Capital – Thames River Global Bond Fund

Type: Ucits

Aim: Income and growth by investing globally in government and government agency bonds

Minimum investment: £7,500, $10,000, euros 10,000

Place of registration: Dublin

Investment split: 100% government and government agency bonds

Charges: Initial 5%, annual 1%

Commission: Initial 3%, renewal subject to negotiation

Tel: 020 7360 1270


Definitions sound death knell for CI

There has been much speculation regarding the introduction of variable claims&#39 definitions for critical-illness plans.Companies floating kites to sound out public and adviser viewpoints are perhaps immaterial because their aims cannot be in doubt.The introduction of such definitions will be the end of the CI market in terms of mass appeal. The first major provider […]

ABI sets out 10-point plan to save pensions

The ABI launched a 10-point manifesto at the Labour Party conference in Bournemounth on Monday aimed at averting a full-scale pension crisis.Its research shows that only 15 per cent of the public trust the Government not to let them down on pensions. The poll shows only 4 per cent are very confident they will have […]

Threadneedle serves up flavour of the month

THREADNEEDLE INVESTMENTS Threadneedle UK Mid 250 FundType: Oeic Aim: Growth by investing in UK mid caps and small caps Minimum investment: Lump sum £2,000 Investment split: 100% in UK mid caps and small caps Isa link: No Pep transfers: No Charges: Initial 3.5%, annual 1.5% Commission: Initial 3%, renewal 0.5% Tel: 0800 068 4000 Threadneedle […]

Schroders&#39 Fop deal for private investors

Schroders is this week launching a fund of property funds offering private investors&#39 access to portfolios usually available only to institutions.The Schroder indirect real estate fund will invest in 12 investment vehicles ranging from limited partnerships to offshore unit trusts to gain exposure to buildings in the retail, office and industrial property sectors.It will be […]


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