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Abbey National FundsCentre – Asia Pacific

Wednesday, 16 October 2002

Aim: Growth by investing in Britannic Pacific growth, Henderson Pacific capital growth, JPMF Asia A, Newton oriental sterling reinvested funds

Minimum investment: £1

Investment split: Choice of Britannic Pacific growth, Henderson Pacific capital growth, JPMF Asia A, Newton oriental sterling reinvested funds

Income facility: Yes

Charges: Initial up to 2.25%, annual up to 1.5%

Commission: None

Tel: 0845 6062929

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