Friends Provident announces two key appointments in fund strategy team

Friends Provident announces two key appointments in fund strategy team
Friends Provident has appointed Lillian Goldthwaite as Manager of its Fund Strategy and Selection Group (FSSG), and Victoria Blake as Fund Strategy and Selection Manager. The FSSG team is responsible for maintaining the essential services around fund governance and regulatory tasks and will play a key […]

State pension needs to double, say hard-up Brits

State pension needs to double, say hard-up Brits
100 years after the first state pension was claimed, many of today’s pensioners and people saving for retirement think the basic state pension would have to double in order to provide a comfortable retirement according to new research, from Friends Provident.
The research found that £832 is the average […]

Almost two thirds of advisers consider using offshore bonds in new research from Legal & General International (Ireland) Ltd

Almost two thirds of advisers consider using offshore bonds in new research from Legal & General International (Ireland) Ltd
ALMOST TWO THIRDS OF ADVISERS CONSIDER USING OFFSHORE BONDS IN NEW RESEARCH FROM
LEGAL & GENERAL INTERNATIONAL (IRELAND) LIMITED
In a recent survey* six out of ten advisers (59.5%) said that they had either recommended offshore bonds over […]

Legal & General index tracker funds expand choice on Portfolio Bond range of products

Legal & General index tracker funds expand choice on Portfolio Bond range of products
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Legal & General is launching six internal index tracker funds on its Portfolio Bond on 8 April, increasing the range to include a wider choice of geographical sector funds.
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Legal & General launches major new online system

Legal & General launches major new online system
Legal & General, the UK’s leading protection company (1), has launched a cutting edge, online point-of-sale business system, which allows advisers to manage their own cases from start to finish. The system, called ‘OLP Connect’, builds on Legal & General’s existing OLP platform, and offers advisers the […]

Legal & General launches lead generation service

Legal & General launches lead generation service
Legal & General has launched a lead generation service to members of its mortgage network, offering advisers access to prospective clients from external lead suppliers. A panel of lead suppliers has been selected from whom advisers can purchase leads at preferential rates. The panel consists of LeadPoint, Leadbay and […]

Legal & General Investment Management appoints new Non-Executive Director

Legal & General Investment Management appoints new Non-Executive Director
Legal & General Investment Management (Holdings) Limited (LGIM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Carter as Non-Executive Director.
Kevin joins from JP Morgan Chase where he held the position of Managing Director, EMEA Global Pensions Advisory. Previously Kevin spent five years at Watson Wyatt, latterly […]

Legal & General launches HIP panel

Legal & General launches HIP panel
Legal & General has launched a Home Information Pack (HIP) service for directly authorised users of its Mortgage Club, offering IFAs a new revenue stream. Advisers will have a greater opportunity to fully service their clients, and thereby increase the value per client, by recommending a panel of HIP […]

Legal & General Investment Management 2008 Financial Results - Another excellent year

Legal & General Investment Management 2008 Financial Results - Another excellent year
Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) had an outstanding year in 2008, despite the difficult economic conditions.
Gross new business inflows of £30.9bn are testimony to the range and nature of LGIM’s products, low-risk performance philosophy and award-winning client service. Year-end total funds under […]

Borrowers in flight to fixed rates

Borrowers in flight to fixed rates
Over 70% of borrowers fixing their mortgage as average fixed rates drop
Legal & General’s fifth report in the ‘Mortgage Purchase Index’ series analyses trends from thousands of mortgage applications made in the last quarter through Legal & General’s Mortgage Club.
Q1 2009 Key Findings:
* 72% of […]