property, country-specific and fixed interest portfolios added to vehicle
Selestia is offering investors 36 new funds on its Guernsey-domiciled offshore bond platform.
The additions to the range will include portfolios from Baillie Gifford, Scottish Widows Investment Partnership (Swip), Fidelity and First State.
It is the first time the portfolios of Baillie Gifford and Swip have been made available on Selestia's offshore bond platform. There are 10 Baillie Gifford portfolios to be added and five Swip funds.
Ken Edwards, intermediary sales and marketing director at Baillie Gifford, said: "Intermediaries are increasingly turning to online platforms as one of the most effective means to manage investment portfolios on behalf of their clients.
"We have seen an increased demand from advisers to access our fund range through the Selestia platform."
The vehicles cover a range of different asset classes from property to country-specific regional funds as well as fixed interest portfolios.
Property funds to be added include two global vehicles from Fidelity and First State as well as a trust from Swip. The First State Asian Property fund is also to be offered.
The regional portfolios will focus on China, India, Japan and Europe. Vehicles in the range include the Fidelity China Focus, First State India, Baillie Gifford Japanese, Swip UK Opportunities and Baillie Gifford European Smaller Companies funds.
Pippa Ferara, head of corporate communications at Selestia, said: "We are always reviewing our fund offering and responding to adviser demand. We will continue to add additional funds to the platform, as long as there is demand, to promote adviser investment choice."
The minimum investment is £10,000 and the product has an initial charge of 6%. key points
36 new funds offered in the Selestia offshore bond
First time Baillie Gifford and Swip products will be available
Minimum investment in the bond is £10,000
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