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Man Investment Products – Man-IP 220 Plus (Series 4)

Friday, 26 October 2001.

Type: Offshore bond.

Aim: Growth by investing in futures and fund of hedge funds.

Minimum investment: Lump sum $5,000, Euros 5,000.

Place of registration: Bermuda.

Investment split: Futures 50 per cent, fund of hedge funds 50 per cent.

Guarantee: Guarantee of at least initial investment returned on maturity.

Isa link: No.

Charges: Annual up to 4 per cent.

Commission: Subject to negotiation.

Tel: 004155 4153636.


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BOE Life International – Trustee Investment Bond

Tuesday, October 23, 2001.Type: Offshore bond.Aim: Income and growth by investing in collective investmentschemes.Minimum investment: £100,000.Place of registration: Isle of Man.Investment choice: Choice of 80 external funds.Isa link: No.Charges: Initial 0.75-1.5 per cent, annual up to 1 per cent.Commission: Subject to negotiation.Tel: 01624 690800.

Nationwide – Nationwide High Income Fund

Friday, 26 October 2001.Type: Unit trust.Aim: Income by investing in UK corporate bonds, overseas equities and fixed interest securities.Minimum investment: Lump sum £500, monthly £50.Investment split: UK corporate bonds 97 per cent, overseas equities 2 per cent, fixed interest securities 1 per cent. Yield: 6.5 per cent.Isa link: Yes.Pep transfers: No.Charges: Annual 1 per cent.Commission: […]

China tech and Global Alpha: a new great leap forward

By Robin Geffen, Fund Manager and CEO

Internet giant Alibaba is exactly the type of entrepreneurial company that the high-conviction, top-performing Neptune Global Alpha Fund seeks to invest in. Established just 14 years ago in an apartment in Hangzhou, today Alibaba is larger than Amazon and eBay put together and is challenging some of the most powerful internet companies in the world…

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