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Woolwich Plan Managers – G+ Account – Issue 2

Guaranteed equity bond

Growth linked to the performance of the FTSE 100 index

Minimum-maximum investment:
£5,000-no maximum

Six years

The greater of 26% of original investment or 55% growth in the index at end of term

Original capital returned in full along with 26% growth regardless of performance of index

Closing date:
November 10, 2004

Initial 3%

Tel: 0800 085 7929



Old Mutual Asset Management – Old Mutual Global Dynamic Fund

Type:Oeic fund of funds Aim:Growth by investing in a portfolio of Old Mutual unit trusts and hedge funds, and externally managed property funds Minimum investment:euros 125,000 Investment split:40% equity unit trusts, 6% bond unit trusts, 40% alternative strategies, 14% cash Place of registration:Dublin Charges:Annual 0.75%,performance fee 10% Commission:Subject to negotiation Tel: 0808 100 2715

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