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Cater Allen Private Bank – Enhanced Growth Plan 9

Cater Allen Private Bank – Enhanced Growth Plan 9

Type: Structured deposit

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

Minimum-maximum investment: £5,340- £1m, Isa £5,340

Term: Six years

Return: 500% of the growth in the index capped at 40% of the original capital

Protection: Original capital returned in full at the end of the term regardless of the performance of the index

Closing date:  February 3, 2012

Commission: Initial up to 3%

Tel: 0800 092 5500


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Protecting long-term savings from short-term policy

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