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Royal London – Royal London Guaranteed Capital Account

Friday, 25 April 2003

Type: Guaranteed equity bond

Aim: Growth linked to the performance of the FTSE 100, Nikkei 225, S&P 500, Swiss market indices

Minimum-maximum investment: Lump sum £2,500-£1m, monthly £20-£250

Term: Five years

Guarantee: Original capital returned in full regardless of performance in indices

Return: Monthly investments &#45 70% of average growth in indices on 50% of the bond balance at end of term, lump sum investments &#45 70% of average growth in indices on 100% of bond balance at end of term

Closing date: May 31, 2003

Commission: None

Tel: 0845 1110119

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