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ED & F Man – Multi-Strategy Guaranteed Bond

Monday, 16th October 2000.

Type: Offshore bond.

Aim: Growth by investing in futures, bankruptcies, mergers & acquisitions and hedge funds.

Minimum investment: $50,000.

Place of registration: Bermuda.

Investment split: Four investment strategies – security selection &#45 any proportion of global securities; event driven &#45 any proportion of bankruptcies, mergers & acquisitions; managed futures &#45 any proportion of futures contracts; market neutral & arbitrage &#45 any proportion of global hedge funds.

Guarantee: 100 per cent of original investment returned at maturity.

Yield: Nil.

Charges: Annual 3 per cent.

Options: None.

Commission: Subject to negotiation.

Tel: 00 41 55 415 3636.


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