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Asset manager TV masterclass "The search for income"

Jamie Vale - Director - Business Development
Jamie Vale
Director, Business Development
Platforms and Distribution

16 May 2012

Jamie Vale - Director - Business Development
Jamie Vale
Director, Business Development
Platforms and Distribution

Following the launch last month of its new web based video channel for investment advisers, Asset Manager TV, Legal & General has announced the date for its first web event.  The company is hosting a live masterclass on the need for income with three external fund managers debating different investment approaches available for clients in these turbulent times.

The “SEARCH FOR INCOME” masterclass will be held on 28 May 11.00 - 11.30am. 

Our host, Gary Jackson, Head of Investment Development, Platforms and Distribution, will be joined by:

  • John Pattullo - Head of Retail Fixed Income at Henderson Global Investors. He is co fund manager of the OBSR gold rated Henderson Preference & Bond Fund and the OBSR silver rated Henderson Strategic Bond Fund.
  • Peter Lawery - Jupiter Independent Funds (JIF) Team Fund Management Director and co-fund manager of the OBSR gold rated Jupiter Merlin Income Portfolio Fund 
  • Nick McLeod-Clarke - Co-head of the UK equities team and co-Fund Manager of the OBSR silver rated Blackrock UK Income Fund.

Registration for this live event is open now online at: 

Jamie Vale, Legal & General’s Director of Business Development, Platforms and Distribution said: “We are delighted to be hosting our first masterclass so soon after the launch of our adviser web TV channel. IFAs can look forward to a lively debate from some of the top performing managers in the investment sector. They will be discussing how the various investment sectors they work in can address the need for income in the current volatile asset markets – not to be missed”

If advisers are unable to view the live event there will also be an on demand version available to watch within 24 hours through our Asset Manager TV channel in the Funds Centre.

All the funds included on our Asset Manger TV channel are available through investment into our Portfolio Bond and Portfolio Plus Pension Range.

Notes to editors

The Legal & General Group, established in 1836, is one of the UK’s leading financial services companies. As at 31 December 2011, we were responsible for investing £378 billion worldwide on behalf of investors, policyholders and shareholders.  We also had over seven million customers in the UK for our life assurance, pensions, investments and general insurance plans.

The Legal & General platform, the Investor Portfolio Service, saw platform business achieve APE growth of 14% to £50m in the first 3 months of this year (Q1 2011:£44m) and now has £7.4bn of combined collectives and insured assets under administration (FY2011: £6.8bn).

For more information please contact:

Mike Connolly

Mike Connolly

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