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Octopus Asset Management – Eclipse

Venture capital trust

Growth and income by investing in unquoted and Aim-listed companies

Minimum investment:
Lump sum £3,000

Closing date:
September 30, 2004

Initial 5%,
annual 2.25%

Initial 2.25%,
renewal 0.375%

Tel: 0800 619 7977


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