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Walker, Crips, Weddle, Beck – CF Walker Crips Equity Income Fund

Unit trust

Income and growth by investing mainly in UK equities

Minimum investment:
Lump sum £1,000

Investment split:
15% transport, 9% insurance, 9% building materials/construction, 8% tobacco, 2% banks, 9% other financials, 5% mining, 4% food producers, 4% oil, 4% electricity, 3% property, 3% fixed interest, 2% aerospace, 2% banks, 2% water utilities, 2% telecoms, 2% gas distributors, 2% beverages, 2% electronic equipment, 1% engineering, 12% other

Isa link:

Pep transfers:


Initial 5%,
annual 1.5%

Initial 3%,
renewal 0.5%

Tel:020 7253 7502


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