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SG Life & Pensions – Sogelife Global Strategy Bond

Tuesday, 11 September 2001.

Type: Traditional offshore bond.

Aim: Growth by investing in unit trusts, Oeics, managed bond funds

and investment trusts.

Minimum investment: £10,000.

Place of registration: Luxemburg.

Investment split: Choice of unit trusts, Oeics, bonds and investment


Isa link: No.

Charges: Initial 5 per cent, annual 0.75 per cent.

Commission: Initial up to 4 per cent or initial 3.25 per cent, renewal

0.25 per cent.

Tel: 01865 747314.



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