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Prudential Onshore Portfolio Bond - OWC
The Prudential Onshore Portfolio Bond - OWC combines the advantages of a wide choice of assets with the taxation and trust benefits of an onshore bond.
If you invest in this product you should read our Key Information Document, relevant ‘Investment Option Document(s)’ or Fund Managers own Key Investor Information Document(s) as appropriate. Please note that if the fund manager is not Prudential, you will need to source these documents from the fund manager directly. These include important information which may help you make up your mind.
As part of the Markets in Financial Instruments II Directive (MiFID II) we have provided disclosure documents related to this products.
Please remember that the value of investments can go down as well as up, and your client may not get back what they have paid in.
The Prudence Onshore Portfolio Bond - OWC (Off Wrap Contract) combines the advantage of a wide choice of assets with the taxation and trust benefits of an onshore bond.
With access to a wide range of investment choices, the Bond aims to increase the value of your client's investment over the medium to long-term (at least 5-10 years).
It’s a single premium, whole of life insurance product, allowing your client to start their Bond with a single payment of £15,000. The minimum top-up payment is £2,500. Both limits are before the deduction of any Set-up Adviser Charge, if applicable.
The Bond has no investment term and no exit charge if your clients decide to cash it in.
Download the Key Features Document (PDF) for more information.
This is where any cash balances are held in the Bond. The cash account is used to buy assets for the Bond, receive cash income from assets, meet Bond charges, any regular or one-off withdrawals and Adviser Charges.
For more information on the Cash Account see our Key Features Document (PDF).
No maximum applies although premiums in excess of £10 million will require additional due diligence.
See the Key Features Document (PDF) for more information.
The premium will initially be invested in the Cash Account in the Bond which the Adviser, client or Discretionary Fund Manager can reallocate to purchase the chosen Assets.
A Discretionary Fund Manager (DFM) is appointed by Prudential International, UK Branch, as selected by the policyholder(s).
Any DFM fees incurred by Prudential International, UK Branch in relation to a Bond are deducted as part of the Bond charges and so will not count towards the 5% tax deferred allowance.
For further details on how your client's Bond assets are managed see the Key Features Document (PDF).
Switching funds is a straightforward process:
The main charges will be:
For more information on the standard charges & costs deducted and where you can go to get further information please refer to the Product Charges.
The following charges can be taken from the bond:
Bond charges are reviewed annually. From time to time, we may introduce new charges as a result of a levy or a charge imposed on the company. For more information on charges, download the Key Features Document (PDF).
Asset Charges are reviewed annually. For more information on charges, view our Key Features Document (PDF).
There are three main types of Adviser Charging.
Ongoing and Ad-hoc Adviser Charges are treated as withdrawals from the Bond and will count against the 5% tax-deferred allowance.
The Prudential Onshore Portfolio Bond - OWC facilitates a range of Ongoing and Ad hoc Adviser Charging options. Prudential International Assurance plc, UK Branch can facilitate Set-up Adviser Charges.
For more information on Adviser Charging, download the Key Features Document (PDF).
Investment bonds offered by Prudential International are normally affected as single assurance life policies and have different tax treatments from other types of investments.
Our Adviser Guide (PDF) to tax on your clients investment bond provides more detail.
The plan comes with a small amount of life cover and will pay out a lump sum when the person, or people, covered dies. The Bond can be written on a single life, joint life first death or a joint life last death basis.
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