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HSBC – Capital Protected Growth Bond

Monday, 20 January 2003

Type: Capital protected bond

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

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

Term: Six years

Guarantee: Capital returned in full regardless of the performance of the
index

Return: Up to 100% growth in the FTSE 100 index

Closing date: March 7, 2003

Commission: Initial 3%

Tel: 0800 181890

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