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HSBC Asset Management – Capital & Growth Plan

Monday, 14 April 2003

Type: Capital protected bond

Aim: Growth linked to the performance of the FTSE 100 index

Minimum-maximum investment: £3,000-no maximum, £7,000 Isa

Term: Six years

Guarantee: Original capital returned in full regardless of performance in the index

Return: 21% growth at the end of three years if index grows by 21% or more, 55% growth at the end of five years if index grows by 55% or more, up to 100% growth at end of term

Closing date: May 9, 2003

Commission: Initial 3%

Tel: 0800 181890

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