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Gilliat Financial Solutions – Precious Metals Kick Out – February 2011

Gilliat Financial Solutions – Precious Metals Kick Out – February 2011

Type: Capital-protected bond

Aim: Growth linked to the prices of gold, silver and platinum

Minimum-maximum investment: £3,000-no maximum, Isa £10,200

Term: Six years and three weeks

Return: 31% growth plus original capital in year two if each commodity is at or above its initial value, 46.5% growth plus original capital in year three, 62% growth plus original capital in year four, 77.5% growth plus original capital in year five, 93% growth plus original capital in year six

Protection: Original capital returned in full provided the commodities do not fall by more than 50% without returning to at least their initial values at maturity

Closing date: February 24, 2011 for electronic transfers, February 23, 2011 for cheques, February 7 2011 for Isa transfers

Commission: Initial 3%

Tel: 020 7012 2809

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