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What types of assets is the Funds Platform Fee applicable to?

Holdings in funds only – effectively formally classified as Open Ended Investment Companies (OEICs), Unit Trusts and SICAVs.

The following types of asset holdings are exempt from Fund Platform Fees:

- Cash holdings
- Company shares (equities)
- Gilts
- Corporate Bonds
- Investment Trusts
- Exchange Traded Funds
- Exchange Traded Commodities

Note that as these assets are generally traded on an exchange, and settle via CREST and are therefore subject to our Dealing Commission fees.

If any clarification is required on a particular investment, please contact our Customer Experience Centre.

Submitted on 21st Aug 2018

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