Scottish Equitable has released the second tranche of its sector funds range by adding two Schroder funds to the platform.
Both the Schroder Tokyo and Mid 250 funds were added to the range on 12 September, meaning eight of the planned 16 sector funds are now available to investors.
Mark Pearson, head of investment management at Scottish Equitable said: "We are launching a wide and varied range of funds over the course of a few months. The timing of the launches simply reflects the resources available to deliver the funds and our desire to deliver all funds from any particular provider at one time."
Over the past three years the Schroder Mid 250 has been a top-quartile performer in the UK All Companies sector. The Tokyo fund was a top performer under previous manager Denis Clough, but had a bad period in 2003. Stuart Rose took over in 2004. The Tokyo fund is now 2nd quartile in the Japan sector.
Pearson adds: "The two Schroders funds selected satisfied our requirements and were highly rated by OBSR. They also provide differentiation from others in the range through their focus and the management style. Their addition will enable investors to personalise their portfolios further."
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