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Prudential International – International Prudence Bond

Thursday, April 4, 2002

Type: Unit-linked bond

Aim: Income and growth by investing in up to 10 funds

Minimum investment: Lump sum £20,000

Place of registration: Dublin

Investment split: Choice of 10 funds from with-profits euro

denominated, with-profits sterling denominated, balanced managed

US dollar, balanced managed sterling, euro tracker, Merrill Lynch

managed, Newton managed, Perpetual managed, Philips

& Drew managed, Schroder international, Schroder

managed, UK deposit, US dollar deposit

Isa link: No

Charges: Annual 0.95% to 1.55% for unit-linked funds, implicit for

with-profits fund

Commission: Initial 5.25%

Tel: 00353 14765000


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