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Irish Life International – Secured Growth Bond 8 – Protected Plus B

Thursday, June 6, 2002

Type: Guaranteed equity bond

Aim: Growth linked to the performance of the Dow Jones Global Titans index

Minimum investment: £10,000, euro10,000, $10,000

Place of registration: Dublin

Investment split: 100% linked to the performance of the Dow Jones Global Titans index

Guarantee: Capital returned in full along with 10% growth regardless of movement in index

Yield: Sterling 75% of average growth, euro and dollar 60% of average growth

Isa link: Yes

Charges: Implicit

Commission: Initial 4.5%

Tel: 00 353 1 704 1500


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