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Britannia Building Society – 5 Year GCEB

Tuesday, 28 August 2001.

Type: Guaranteed growth bond.

Aim: Growth by investing in FTSE 100 index.

Minimum-maximum investment: £1,000-no maximum.

Term: Five years.

Guarantee: Capital returned in full at the end of the term regardless of movement in index.

Return: 37.23 per cent return should the FTSE 100 index be the same as level on FTSE start date or higher at the end of the fixed term.

Interest rate: 6 per cent.

Closing date: Tranche one October 12, 2001, tranche two November 21 2001, tranche three December 31, 2001.

Commission: None.

Tel: 0800 269655.


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