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Keydata Investment Services – Secure Growth Portfolio 5

Wednesday, 24 July 2002

Type: Guaranteed growth bond

Minimum-maximum investment: £3,000-no maximum

Term: Five years

Charges: Implicit

Return: Up to 200% of average growth in First State Asia Pacific, HSBC UK growth & income, Investec European, JPMF premier equity growth, New Star UK growth, Threadneedle American select growth

Guarantee: Choice of 80%, 90% or 100% of capital returned in full at end of term regardless of performance of underlying investments.

Commission: Initial 3%

Tel: 020 7710 6906


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