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Fund platforms enable clients to buy and sell investment funds such as ETFs, open-ended funds, investment trusts, and index funds. We have ranked, compared and reviewed some of the best fund platforms in the UK that are regulated by the FCA.

Best Fund Platforms 2022

Interactive Investor

Interactive Investor: Best fund platform 2022

Interactive Investor won best fund platform in our 2022 awards as you can invest in over 3,000 thousands of funds with help from II’s impartial experts that have selected ideas for a wide range of active and passive funds, investment trusts, and exchange-traded funds (ETFs). The ii Super 60 fund selections are designed to suit all investors, while our ACE 40 list highlights the best-in-class ethical funds.

Managed or DIY?

DIY

Minimum Deposit:

£1

Account fee*:

£9.99

*Fund dealing commissions are a free trade every month, then charged £7.99 or upgrade to a £19.99 “Super Investor” account 2 free monthly trades and deal for £3.99. Regular investing is free.

Hargreaves Lansdown

Hargreaves Lansdown: Excellent fund portfolios and analysis

Invest in over 3,000 funds or choose from HL funds picked by a team of in-house investment experts that manage a range of Multi-Manager funds (fund-of-funds) and HL Select range of equity funds.

Managed or DIY?

DIY

Minimum Deposit:

£1

Account fee*:

0.45%

*There is no charge for buying and selling funds. Fund accounts are charged at 0.45% for the first £250,000. Then 0.25% up to £1m, 0.1% up to £2m. There is no charge above £2m.

AJ Bell Youinvest

AJ Bell Youinvest: Best for low-cost fund investing

AJ Bell Youinvest offers a fantastic selection of funds for investors. Currently, there are more than 2,000 funds on the platform. These funds – which include both active and passive funds – offer access to specific asset classes, markets, and geographical locations. You can invest as little as £25 per month into funds with the company’s regular investment service.

Managed or DIY?

DIY

Minimum Deposit:

£500

Account fee*:

0.25%

*Fund account fees reduce to 0.10% on the value between £250,000 and £500,000. There is no charge above £500,000. Dealing costs are £1.50.

Bestinvest

Bestinvest: Good for fund investing advice and low costs

Bestinvest has combined low-cost online investing and share dealing with personalised expert advice to help clients choose the right investments for their portfolio. A good choice for large long-term investors.

Managed or DIY?

DIY

Minimum Deposit:

£1

Account fee*:

0.2%

*0.2% account fee is for holding ready-made portfolios. above £500,000 it reduces to 0.1%. For other investments the account fee is 0.4% up to £250k. Dealing commissions £4.95 per online share trade, fund dealing is free. 

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