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Aviva Investors – Defined Returns Fund 9

Aviva Investors – Defined Returns Fund 9

Type: Capital-protected Oeic

Aim: Growth linked to the performance of the FISE 100 index

Minimum-maximum investment: £1,000-no maximum, Isa £10,200

Term: Five years

Return: 11.5% at the end of year two, 17.25% at the end of year three or 23% at the end of year four, 28.75% at the end of year five

Protection: Original capital returned in full at the end of the term provided the index does not fall by more than 50% at the end of the term

Closing date: March 18, 2011, February 16, 2011 for Isa transfers from external managers, March 8, 2001 from Aviva

Commission: Initial up to 3%

Contact: www.avivainvestors


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