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Scottish Mutual – Flexible Investment Bond

Wednesday, January 23 2002.

Type: Unit linked bond.

Aim: Income and growth by investing in a choice of unit-linked funds.

Minimum investment: Lump sum £5,000.

Fund links: Safety, gilts and fixed interest, cash, corporate bond, growth, with-profits, opportunity, UK equity, North American, European, Japanese, Far Eastern, international, ethical, technology, ABN Amro equity income, ABN Amro high income, ABN Amro UK growth, Baillie Gifford British 350, Baillie Gifford Latin America, Baillie Gifford Pacific, Fidelity American, Fidelity European, Fidelity managed, Fidelity special situations, Framlington health, Framlington UK growth, Gartmore corporate bond, Gartmore European selected opportunities, Invesco Perpetual global bond, Invesco Perpetual high income, Invesco Perpetual managed, Merrill Lynch managed, Merrill Lynch UK smaller companies, Merrill Lynch UK value, Newton income, Newton managed, Newton Oriental.

Allocation rates: £5,000-£14,999 &#45 100 per cent, £15,000-£19,999 &#45 100.75 per cent, £20,000-£49,999 &#45 102.25 per cent, £50,000 plus &#45 102.5 per cent.

Charges: Initial 0.075 per cent a month for the first five years or 0.9 per cent a year for the first five years.

Switches: 12 free switches a year, £15 thereafter.

Special offer: 1 per cent extra allocation for investments of £20,000 plus.

Offer period: Until May 31, 2002.

Commission: Subject to negotiation.



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