Tuesday, 31st October 2000.
Type: Offshore bond.
Aim: Growth by tracking FTSE 100, S&P 500, Euro Stoxx 50, Nikkei 225, and Nasdaq-100.
Minimum investment: £15,000.
Place of registration: Isle of Man.
Guarantee: 95 per cent of capital returned at end of term even if indices fall.
Yield: 95 per cent of capital along with a bonus provided indices have not fallen at the end of each three month period. If one or more index has fallen by up to 5 per cent, a partial bonus is paid. If all five indices fall by more than 5 per cent over the quarter, no bonus is paid.
Isa link: No.
Charges: 0.134 per cent per month over first five years of investment, then annual management charge of 1.25 per cent of investment per year.
Bonus rate: Bonus will fall by 0.2 per cent for every percentage point the stockmarket is down, up to a maximum drop of 5 per cent. On each fifth anniversary, the investment will be increased by 1 per cent.
Commission: Initial 6 per cent.
Tel: 01624 681509.