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Investec Structured Products – FTSE 100 Geared Returns Plan 20

Investec Structured Products – FTSE 100 Geared Returns Plan 20

Type: Capital-protected bond

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

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

Term: Five years

Return: 70% of the original investment provided the index is above its initial value at the end of the term

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: October 1, 2010, September 17, 2010 for Isa transfers

Commission: Initial 3.5%, initial 1.25% plus renewal 0.5%, or initial 1%

Tel: 0207 597 4065


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