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Merchant Capital – Income Plan FTSE Issue 2

Merchant Capital – Income Plan FTSE Issue 2

Type: Capital-protected bond

Aim: Income and the return of capital linked to the performance of the FTSE 100 index

Minimum-maximum investment: £5,000-£2m, Isa £10,680

Term: Six years and four weeks

Returns: 0.53% gross income a month regardless of index performance

Protection: Original capital returned in full at the end of the term provided the index does not fall by more than 50% by the final day of the term

Closing date: January 25, 2012, January 18, 2012 for Isa transfers

Commission: Initial 3%

Tel: 020 7332 220

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