Underlying Fund Name Change of R70 Mellon Global Bond (GBP)

07 August 2019

Friends Provident International Limited (“Friends Provident International”) has been notified by BNY Mellon Fund Managers (“The Company”) of a name change to the underlying fund into which R70 Mellon Global Bond (GBP) invests. This change has come into effect from 10 June 2019 (the “Effective Date”).

The Company have confirmed:

“To ensure consistency across our fund ranges, we have decided to align the names of the Sub-Funds in BNY MIF with the global investment parent company, BNY Mellon. As such, we are changing their naming convention…”

Please see the table below for the name change of the underlying fund, into which R70 Mellon Global Bond (GBP) invests, before and with effect from the Effective Date.

Underlying fund name before 10 June 2019

Underlying fund name from 10 June 2019

BNY Mellon Investment Funds - Newton International Bond Fund

BNY Mellon Investment Funds - BNY Mellon International Bond Fund

Should you have any questions regarding these changes, please contact International Funds & Investments.