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Platinum Capital Management – Platinum 110% Protected Plus Fund

Monday, 29 July 2002

Type: Single premium bond

Aim: Growth by investing in zero coupon US Treasury bonds and hedge funds

Minimum investment: Lump sum $50,000, euros 50,000

Place of registration: Cayman Islands

Investment split: 100% in zero coupon US Treasury bonds and hedge funds

Guarantee: 110% of initial investment returned at end of five year term

Isa link: No

Charges: Annual 2.5%

Commission: Subject to negotiation

Tel: 020 7887 6110

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