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Matrix Money Management – Foresight 2 VCT

Venture capital trust

Growth by investing in unquoted technology companies in the UK

Minimum investment:
Lump sum £2,500

Closing date:
April 5, 2005

Initial up to 5.5%,
annual 2%

Initial 2.25%,
renewal 0.375%

Tel: 020 7292 0825


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