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Scottish Life International – Safe Combination Bond

Capital-protected offshore bond

Growth by investing in Scottish Life International&#39s Protected UK Index 100 and Protected UK Index 95 funds

Minimum investment:
Lump sum £15,000


Investment split:
100% linked to the performance of Scottish Life International&#39s Protected UK Index 100 and Protected UK Index 95 funds

Depends on quarterly growth of the underlying funds

Place of registration:
Isle of Man

Original capital returned in full on rolling three-month basis regardless of performance of underlying funds

Profit lock-in feature

Initial 5%,
annual 1.25%

Initial 3%,
renewal 0.2%

Tel: 0131 456 6070


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