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Britannia International – 3 Year Fixed Rate Deposit Account Issue 2

Monday, July 8, 2002

Type: High interest account

Minimum-maximum investment: £10,000, £5,000 for existing

Britannia International customers-£1m

Place of registration: Isle of Man

Interest rates: £5,000-£24,999 5.15% gross a year, 4.85% gross a

month, £25,000 and above 5.25% gross a year, 4.95% gross a


Term: Three years

Offer period: Until further notice

Withdrawal penalties: No withdrawals permitted during term

Tel: 01624 681100


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