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Merchant Capital – Merchant Capital Growth Plan: FTSE Accelerator

Merchant Capital – Merchant Capital Growth Plan: FTSE Accelerator

Type: Capital-protected bond

Aim: Growth linked to the performance of the FTSE 100 index

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

Term: Five years and three weeks

Return: 2.7 times the growth in the index capped at 54% of the original investment

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

Closing date: April 4, 2011, March 28, 2011 for Isa transfers

Commission: Initial 3%

Tel: 020 7332 2200



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