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Putnam Investments – Putnam Health Sciences Fund

Thursday, 17 May 2001.

Type: Ucits.

Aim: Growth by investing in companies in health sciences industries.

Minimum investment: $2,500.

Place of registration: Dublin.

Investment split: Pharmaceuticals 57 per cent, biotechnology 16 per cent, healthcare 14 per cent, medical technology 8 per cent, other 5 per cent.

Isa link: No.

Charges: A shares initial up to 6.25 per cent, annual 2 per cent, B shares annual 2.5 per cent, A1 shares initial up to 5 per cent, annual 1.6 per cent.

Commission: Subject to negotiation.

Tel: 020 7907 8227.

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