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Britannia International – Optimum Growth Bond 11

Britannia International

Optimum Growth Bond 11

Type: Offshore guaranteed equity bond

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

Minimum-maximum investment: 10,000-1m

Place of registration: Isle of Man

Term: Six years

Return: 33% of the original investment if index rises by at least 33% in year three, 125% growth in index at the end of the term

Guarantee: Original capital returned in full regardless of the performance of the index

Closing date: November 3, 2005

Commission: Initial 3%

Tel: 01624 681100


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