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Scottish Widows Investment Partnership – Swip Sterling Bond Plus Fund

Scottish Widows Investment Partnership

Swip Sterling Bond Plus Fund

Type: Oeic

Aim: Income and growth by investing in UK Government bonds and UK investment-grade corporate bonds

Minimum investment: Lump sum 25,000

Investment split: 55% UK investment-grade corporate bonds, 45% UK Government bonds

Isa link: Yes

Pep transfers: No

Charges: Initial 3.75%, annual 1%

Commission: Initial 3%

Tel: 020 7203 3329


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