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Three More Fund Groups Join Amex Wrap

Amex has signed up three more fund groups to its wrap service, following the addition of Fidelity in February.

Cazenove, Credit Suisse and Franklin Templeton have joined the platform, which was launched in March 2004. The three fund groups bring different areas of specialisation to the wrap platform.

Amex head of adviser services Jamesheed Poncha says: “Weve given advisers more depth and breadth from which to make investment decisions.”


Split decisions

Abbey for Intermed-iaries head of pensions and retire-ment Mike Brown says clients going through a divorce will need advice on pension issues in the run-up to A-Day and this is where IFAs should take the chance to link with solicitors.

Single life has its appeal

The Government says it intends to legislate for a UK real estate investment trust in the 2006 Finance Bill. The IMA says this amounts to a delay in the timetable for the introduction of Reits.

Correspondent’s Week

I planned to model my diary for the week on Piers Morgan’s new book but I have to admit this has been a week of failures. I failed to get invited to lunch at Number 10, I don’t have any tales to tell about Princess Diana and I don’t believe that influential businessmen get all […]


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