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Bank of Ireland – Global Balanced Guaranteed Equity Bond Issue 27

Bank of Ireland

Global Balanced Guaranteed Equity Bond Issue 27

Type: Combination of guaranteed equity bond and two fixed-rate high-interest accounts

Minimum investment: 5,000

Aim: Growth linked to the performance of the FTSE 100, S&P 500, Nikkei 225, and Swiss Market indices


Six Month Fixed Rate Bond

Term: Six months

Interest rate: 5.7% gross

Withdrawals: Withdrawals allowed without penalty provided at least 500 remains invested

Three Year Fixed Rate Bond

Term: Three years

Interest rate: 14% gross a year

Withdrawals: Withdrawals of at least 500 allowed subject to withdrawal fee but not in first and last months of the term


Term: Five years and two months

Return: 60% of the growth in the indices at the end of the term

Guarantee: Original capital returned in full along with 12 per cent growth regardless of the performance of the indices

Closing date: November 5, 2005

Tel: 0800 0850 444


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