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Kreis Consulting – BodyCage

Friday, 3 January 2003

Aim: Growth by investing in BodyCage, a company that has invented a body protection product for equestrian horse riders

Minimum investment: Lump sum £15,000

Opening/closing dates: November 15, 2002/January 31, 2003

Charges: Initial 6%

Commission: Initial 3%

Tel: 0141 564 1523


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