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29 Feb 2012

The Threadneedle Prize increases to £30,000, making it the UK’s most valuable prize for a single work of art

Celebrating its fifth year in 2012, The Threadneedle Prize, the UK's most prominent competition for figurative and representational painting and sculpture, has been increased to £30,000. This makes The Threadneedle Prize the most valuable competition in the UK for a single work of art. Experienced and emerging artists are encouraged to submit fresh and intriguing works that are strong and topical observations on the world around us, using a variety of mediums, styles and approaches. The Threadneedle Prize is funded by Threadneedle Investments.

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Issued in the UK and Europe

06 Feb 2012

Threadneedle Investments announces Asian business milestones

Threadneedle Investments announces key milestones as it continues to grow its Asian business. Ten Threadneedle funds are now recognised schemes in Singapore and the Singapore prospectus has been registered by the Monetary Authority of Singapore. Singapore Dollar hedged share classes have also been introduced for this range of Threadneedle (Lux) SICAV funds. And the Securities and Futures Commission Hong Kong has uplifted the Professional Investor condition previously imposed on Threadneedle Portfolio Services Hong Kong Limited's licence. This enables Threadneedle to expand its marketing activities in Hong Kong to include the retail market, while continuing to distribute its fund products via third party financial institutions.

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Issued in Singapore and Hong Kong