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Clerical Medical -Secure Investment Plan 2

Clerical Medical

Secure Investment Plan 2

Type: Capital-protected Oeic

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

Minimum investment: Lump sum 5,000

Isa link: Yes

Pep transfers: Yes

Term: Five years and six months

Return: 110% of the growth in the FTSE 100 index at the end of the term

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

Closing date: June 10,2005, May 16, 2005 for Pep/Isa transfers

Charges: Initial 7.25%

Commission: Initial 3%

Tel: 0845 604 4624


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