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Investec Asset Management – Global Strategy Fund Global Contrarian Fund

Investec Asset Management – Global Strategy Fund Global Contrarian Fund

Type: Sicav

Aim: Growth by investing globally in equities using a contrarian investment approach

Minimum investment: Lump sum £2,000, euro 2,000, $3,000

Investment split: 100% in global equities

Place of registration: Luxemburg

Charges: Initial 5.26%, annual 1.5%

Commission: Subject to negotiation

Tel: 020 7597 1800



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