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Aegon Asset Management – Aegon Optimum Income Fund

Wednesday, March 13, 2002

Type: Oeic

Aim: Income or growth by investing in high yield and investment
grade corporate bonds

Minimum investment: Lump sum £500, monthly £50

Investment split: High yield corporate bonds 50%, investment grade
corporate bonds 50%

Yield: 8.5% gross a year

Isa link: Yes

Pep transfers: Yes

Charges: Initial 4.5%, annual 1%

Special offer: Initial charge reduced to 3.5%

Offer period: Until June 30, 2002

Commission: Initial 3%, renewal 0.5%

Tel: 0800 454422

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