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UBS Global Asset Management – Developed Asia Equity Fund


Growth by investing in developed markets in the Asia Pacific region excluding Japan

Minimum investment:
Lump sum £1,000,
monthly £50

Investment split:
53.1% Australia, 26.9% Hong Kong, 14.7% Singapore, 2.7% New Zealand, 2.6% cash

Isa link:

Pep transfers:

Initial 4%,
annual 1.5%

Initial 3%,
renewal 0,5%

Tel: 0800 587 2111


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Friends is first with online IP applications

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Auto-enrolment — don’t leave it too late…

With auto-enrolment (AE) well under way for the UK’s largest businesses, over the next three years an additional 800,000 smaller employers (with less than 60 employees) will start their journey to comply with the legislation. AE mandates all eligible employees and their respective employers to make regular pension contributions into a qualifying pension scheme. To learn more about the legislation read our brief Jelf AEase — simple steps to AE compliance guide.


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