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Platinum Capital Management – Platinum Washington Fund

Thursday, September 5, 2002

Type: Hedge fund

Aim: Growth by investing in US equities

Minimum investment: Lump sum $150,000 or Euros 150,000

Place of registration: Cayman Islands

Investment split: 100% in US equities

Isa link: No

Charges: Annual 2.5%

Commission: Subject to negotiation

Tel: 020 7887 6110


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