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Morgan Stanley IQ – FTSE Booster Plan 6

Morgan Stanley IQ – FTSE Booster Plan 6

Type: Capital-protected bond

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

Minimum-maximum investment: £3,000-no maximum, Isa £11,280

Term: Six years

Return: 70% growth plus original capital provided the index does not fall by more than 15% over the term, otherwise booster feature provides return of double the final value of the index as a percentage of the initial value

Protection: Original capital returned in full at the end of the term for index falls up to 50% through booster feature, capital protection dependent on the booster calculation for index falls above 50%

Closing date: July 26, 2012, July 19, 2012 for Isa transfers

Commission: Initial 3%

Tel: 020 7425 9000

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