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Utopia Inns – Utopia Inns

Tuesday, 23 April 2002

Type: Enterprise investment schemes

Aim: Growth by investing in leasehold bars and freehold pubs between Birmingham, Bristol and Reading

Minimum investment: Lump sum £5,000

Opening-closing date: February 1, 2002-until further notice

Charges: Implicit

Commission: Initial 2.5%

Tel: 01543 454947


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