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Christows Investment Funds – Worldwide Growth Fund


Aim: Growth by investing globally in exchange traded funds,
investment funds and quoted securities

Minimum investment:
Lump sum £1,000,
monthly £50

Investment split: 100% exchange traded funds, investment funds
and quoted securities

Isa link:

Pep transfers:

Initial 5%,
annual 1.9%

Initial 3%,
renewal 0.5%

Tel: 08000 353 200


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