International vs Onshore: Investment bonds put through their paces

Taking out an investment bond through an international provider can feel like uncharted territory. Take a look at how investment bonds can be written through providers in different jurisdictions, examining the differences between onshore and international bonds in the Isle of Man, the UK and Ireland.


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Product Summary

Lump Sum Investments
An easy to understand, competitively-priced UK-based investment bond offering a range of product options and access to a high quality range of investment funds from Canada Life’s investment team and investment partners around the world.

Further information
Select Account Key Features
Select Account Application form
Select Account Charges and Fees
Select Account Guide
Client facing Video
Full range of Select Account Literature

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Product Summary

Lump Sum Investments
For those seeking investment flexibility the Premiere Account is an international bond offering access to a wide-range of options including access to almost any investment fund from around the world, investment platforms and discretionary management.

Further information
Premiere Account Key Features
Premiere Account Application form
Premiere Account Charges and Fees
Premiere Account Guide
Client facing Video
Full range of Premiere Account Literature

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Product Summary

Lump Sum Investments
The Premiere Europe Account is an international bond offering a similar level of investment flexibility to the Premiere Account but through a provider based in Dublin, Ireland. This offers beneficial VAT treatment for discretionary management fees.

Further information
Premiere Europe Account Key Features
Premiere Europe Account Application form
Premiere Europe Account Charges and Fees
Premiere Europe Account Guide
Client facing Video
Full range of Premiere Europe Account Literature

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