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Britannic Retirement Solutions – Purchased Life Annuity

Monday, 9 December 2002

Type: Purchased life annuity

Minimum investment: Lump sum £10,000

Minimum age: 50

Income frequency: Monthly, quarterly, half-yearly, annually

Charges: Implicit

Commission: Initial 2%

Tel: 0845 3003321


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