To help the advisers and their clients to invest and save for their future

Aviva has planned to add funds from fund managers to the portfolio investment bond and pensions range.

There are 31 funds that will be added to portfolio for the investors having the option of building a portfolio from a selection of over 200 funds, 28 funds will be added to Aviva’s income drawdown, company and personal pensions giving customers a selection of over 270 funds.

The funds available from 30 November 2009 are being added in response to demand and intends to give financial advisers more choice when making investment recommendations to customers.

The funds are managed by a range of managers including Artemis, Aviva Investors, BlackRock, Cazenove, Fidelity, Investec, Jupiter, M&G, Newton, Schroder and Threadneedle.

David Barral, marketing director at Aviva, said: “Aviva continually reviews the range of funds available through our Portfolio bond and pensions range to make sure they have the quality, performance and choice to meet the needs of advisers and their clients to help them invest and save for their future.

“These additional funds strengthen our coverage of externally-rated funds and give advisers and their clients the opportunity to build an investment portfolio from a wider choice of sectors ranging from cautious and balanced managed to absolute return and specialist.