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Investec Structured Products – FTSE 100 Growth Plan 12

Investec Structured Products – FTSE 100 Growth Plan 12

Type: Guaranteed equity bond

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

Minimum-maximum investment: £1,500-£1m, Isa £7,200, £10,200 for the over 50s

Term: Five years

Return: 100% growth in the index capped at 75% of the original investment

Guarantee: Original capital returned in full at the end of the term regardless of the performance of the index

Closing date: December 18, 2009, December 4, 2009 for Isa transfers

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

Tel: 020 7597 4819



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