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VAM Funds (Lux) – Commodity Equities Fund

VAM Funds (Lux) – Commodity Equities Fund

Type: Sicav

Aim: Growth by investing globally in the equities of companies involved in or linked to commodities, exchanged traded funds and cash

Minimum investment: Lump sum $10,000

Investment split: 100% in commodity-based equities, exchange traded funds and cash

Place of registration: Luxemburg

Charges: Initial up to 5%, annual 2.25%, performance fee 15%

Commission: Initial up to 3%, renewal 0.5%




Polson launches independent consultancy business

Former Standard Life head of trading Mark Polson (pictured) has launched a consultancy business targeting platform providers and IFAs. Polson’s new firm, called The Lang Cat, aims to help advisers and providers communicate their offerings to clients. He says the firm will attempt to support companies to “get their strategy off the page”, particularly in […]

Sitting targets

RDR may seem a long way off to some advisers but with only three sittings a year to pass the requisite exams, it would be wise to act now and embrace


F&C’s Doel goes to the max with covered calls

F&C’s Phil Doel has started writing covered call and put options to boost the yield on his £138m UK equity income fund as the maximiser model continues to expand. Doel has already sold 12 covered call options to generate extra income on the 42-year-old fund, which he took over in January 2009. He expects to […]


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