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Foreign & Colonial – New @sia Fund

Monday, 16th October 2000.



Type: Sicav.



Aim: Growth by investing in Asia.



Minimum investment: 2,500 euros.



Investment split: Internet 31 per cent, software 20 per cent, technology & electronic 12 per cent, service 10 per cent, telecommunications 8 per cent, retail 7 per cent, venture capital 5 per cent, leisure 2 per cent, cash 5 per cent.



Place of registration: Luxemburg.



Yield: Nil.



Charges: Initial 5 per cent, annual 1 per cent.



Commission: Subject to negotiation.



Tel: 0845 600 1868


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