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Enterprise Investment Schemes – Transad International

Monday, 15 July 2002

Aim: Growth by investing in Transad International

Minimum investment: £1,200

Opening/closing dates: June 27, 2002/August 8, 2002

Charges: Implicit

Commission: Initial 4%

Tel: 020 8681 1919


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