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Investec Structured Products – FTSE 100 Bonus Income Plan

Type: Capital-protected bond

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

Minimum-maximum investment: £1,500-£1m, Isa £10,200

Term: Five years and one week

Return: Option one – 6.25% income a year regardless of index performance plus 0.75% annual bonus provided the index is above its initial value, option two – 0.5% income a month regardless of index performance plus 0.6% monthly bonus provided index is above its initial value

Guarantee: Original capital returned in full at the end of the term provided the index does not fall by more than 50% without returning to at least its initial value

Closing date: May 28, 2010, May 14, 2010 for Isa transfers

Commission: Initial 3%, initial 1%, or initial 1% plus renewal 0.45%

Tel: 0207 597 4065


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