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Incapital Europe – Equity Income Plan – FTSE100 Series

Incapital Europe – Equity Income Plan – FTSE100 Series

Type: Capital-protected bond

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

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

Term: Six years

Return: 1.75% income a quarter provided the index does not fall by more than 40% at each quarter end date

Protection: Original capital returned in full at the end of the term provided the index does not fall by more than 40% without returning to at least its initial value

Closing date: February 7, 2011, January 24, 2011 for Isa transfers

Commission:Initial 2.75%




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