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Merchant Capital – Growth Plan: Agricultural Commodities

Merchant Capital – Growth Plan: Agricultural Commodities

Type: Capital-protected bond

Aim: Growth linked to the performance of an equally weighted basket of agricultural commodities comprising corn, sugar, cotton and soybeans

Minimum-maximum investment: £5,000-£2m

Term: Five years and three weeks

Return: 100% of the average growth in the basket of agricultural commodities

Protection: Original capital returned in full at the end of the term provided the index does not fall by the final day of the term, but capital loss of 1 per cent for each 1 per cent fall in index  is capped at 5%

Closing date: January 7, 2011

Commission: Initial 3%

Tel: 020 7332 2200


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