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Investec Structured Products – FTSE 100 Geared Returns Plan 33

Investec Structured Products – FTSE 100 Geared Returns Plan 33

Type: Capital-protected bond

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

Minimum-maximum investment: £1,500-£1m, Isa £11,280

Term: Five years and one week

Return: Investec option – 80% growth plus capital provided the index is above its initial value at the end of the term, UK 5 option – 70% growth plus capital provided the index is above its initial value at the end of the term

Protection: 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 25, 2012, May 11, 2012 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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