Wholesale win for Swip

upward_graph_410External gross new business at Scottish Widows Investment Partnership (Swip) in 2010 was £3.1bn, the fund management company, which is owned by Lloyds Banking Group, said last week A key contributor to this was a record £1bn of new business from its wholesale team. Total funds under management increased to £146.2bn from £141.7bn at end 2009. During 2010 the manager also completed the integration of the HBOS heritage assets which entailed the transfer of over 300 funds and circa £50bn of assets.  Profit before tax was £88m. ©2011 funds europeupward_graph_410

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