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Scottish Equitable International – Government Bond Fund

Tuesday, 22 May 2001.

Type: Offshore life fund.

Aim: Growth by investing in UK government bonds.

Minimum investment: £15,000.

Place of registration: Luxemburg.

Investment split: 100 per cent in UK government bonds.

Isa link: No.

Charges: Annual 1 per cent.

Commission: Initial 5.25 per cent.

Tel: 0131 339 9191.

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