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Gilliat Financial Solutions – Income Builder June 2011

Gilliat Financial Solutions – Income Builder June 2011

Type: Capital-protected bond

Aim: Income and the return of capital linked to the performance of the FTSE 100 index

Minimum-maximum investment; £3,000-no maximum, Isa £10,680

Term: Six years and two weeks

Return:  Option one – income up to 1,5% a quarter based on the number of days the undex closes above 3,000 points, option two – income up to 1.8% a quarter based  on the number of days the index closes above 4,000 points

Protection: Option one – original capital returned in full at the end of the term provided the index is not at or below 3,000 points on the final day of the term, option two – original capital returned in full at the end of the term provided the index is not at or below 4,000 points on the final day of the term

Closing date: June 24, 2011, June 3, 2011 for Isa transfers

Commission: Initial 3%

Tel: 020 7012 2809


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