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Aberdeen Asset Management – Global Champions Fund

Friday, 13th October 2000.

Aim: Growth by exploiting themes of globalisation, innovation and communication.

Minimum investment: £500 lump sum, unit trusts £100 additional, Isas £500 additional, £50 a month.

Investment split: US 75 per cent, other 25 per cent.

Charges: Initial 4.25 per cent, annual 1.5 per cent.

Special offer: Initial charge discounted by 0.5 per cent.

Offer period: Until October 20, 2000.

Isa link: Yes.

Pep transfers: Yes.

Commi ssion: Initial 3 per cent, renewal 0.5 per cent on Isas.

Tel: 0800 592487.


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