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WealthSelect assets hit £860 million after one year

03/03/2015

Total assets in Old Mutual Wealth’s range of managed investment portfolios, WealthSelect, stand at £860 million, with investments by more than 9,000 clients since launch on 24 February 2014.

Investments have been made across a variety of tax wrappers: 45% pension, 32% Isa, 18% unwrapped, 5.0% bond with strong portfolio performance. For example, looking at the pension portfolios, risk level 3 produced a total return of 8.79%, risk level 5 of 11.68% and risk level 10 of 16.28%. Each risk category performed in line with expectations.

Since launch, over 70% of the investment managers selected to run sub-advised mandates have out-performed against their peer-group.

Old Mutual Wealth investment expert, Dean Bowden, says:

“The WealthSelect managed portfolio service has delivered on its promise of a cost-effective investment solution offering reliable performance within risk parameters set by the customer.

“The investment expertise of Old Mutual Global Investors and best in breed fund managers selected to run sub-advised mandates, combined with the scale of and distribution capability of Old Mutual Wealth, has successfully led to the construction of what we believe is a compelling proposition for clients and advisers.

“This is illustrated by the fact that over 9,000 customers with £860m in assets have chosen WealthSelect.”

For more information please contact

Michael GlenisterOld Mutual Wealth 0207 7789 63807469 144 535
Tim Skelton-SmithOld Mutual Wealth 02380 916 99807824 145 076

Notes to Editors:

Old Mutual Wealth is a leading wealth management business in the UK and internationally, helping to create prosperity for the generations of today and tomorrow.

Old Mutual Wealth oversees £131.3 billion in customer investments (as at 30 September 2017).

It has an adviser and customer offering spanning: Financial advice; investment platforms; multi-asset and single strategy investment solutions; and discretionary fund management.

The business is comprised of two segments: Wealth Platforms and Advice and Wealth Management.

Wealth Platforms includes the Old Mutual Wealth UK Platform; Old Mutual International, including AAM Advisory in Singapore; and the Old Mutual Wealth Heritage life assurance business.

Advice and Wealth Management encompasses the financial planning network, Intrinsic; Old Mutual Wealth Private Client Advisers; discretionary fund management business, Quilter Cheviot; and Old Mutual Wealth’s multi-asset investment solutions business.

Old Mutual Global Investors (‘OMGI’) is the asset management business of Old Mutual Wealth with £39.8bn funds under management (as at 30 September 2017). On the 19th December 2017, Old Mutual Wealth announced that it has agreed to sell its Single Strategy asset management business to the Single Strategy Management team and funds managed by TA Associates. The proposed transaction is subject to customary closing conditions, including regulatory approvals. 

Following managed separation from Old Mutual plc, Old Mutual Wealth will rebrand to Quilter plc. Each of the businesses within the Quilter Plc group will be rebranded over a two-year period, with the exception of Quilter Cheviot, which will retain its existing name.

Old Mutual Wealth is part of Old Mutual plc, a FTSE 100 group that provides life assurance, asset management, banking and general insurance. Old Mutual is trusted by more than 19.4 million (as at 31 December 2016) customers across the world and has a total of £212.3 billion of assets under management (as at 30 June 2017).

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