FAQ's

Frequently Asked Questions

HISTORY AND LEGACY OF LAURENCE PAUL INVESTMENT SERVICES

Q : What is Laurence Paul Investment Services?

Laurence Paul is a privately held business established as a full service investment management, investment banking, principle investments and securities trading firm.

Q: Is it a Zambian company?
Q : How long has it been in existence?
Q : How secure are my funds?
Q : Who regulates Laurence Paul Investment Services?
Q :How are unit trusts set up?
Q : How do unit trusts work?
Q : How do my unit trusts generate profits?
Q : How do I measure the performance of unit trusts?
Q : Where can I get more information about unit trusts?
Q : What if I have a problem or a complaint?

BENEFITS OF INVESTING IN UNIT TRUSTS

Q : Why should I consider investing in Unit Trusts?
Q : What are the advantages of Unit Trusts?

UNIT TRUST SCHEMES AND TYPES

Q :What are the types of unit trusts I can invest in?
Q : What is a Systematic Investment Plan (SIP)?

WAYS TO CHOOSE UNIT TRUST SCHEMES

Q : where can I find unit trusts to invest in?
Q : How do i select a unit trust to invest in?
Q : How should I proportion my debt and equity investments?
Q : What should I check for before investing in a fund?
Q : Should i choose a scheme with a lower NAV?
Q : How can i verify legitimacy of a unit trust fund?
Q : Can Non-Residents invest in unit trusts?

TRANSACTIONS IN UNIT TRUSTS

Q : What is NAV?
Q : What is a purchase fee or redemption fee?
Q : Can a unit trust change its asset allocation?
Q: What is the withdraw period?
Q : What happens if a Unit trust scheme winds up?

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR UNIT TRUST INVESTMETNS

Q : What documents are required to invest in a unit trust?

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