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Woolwich Plan Managers – The Woolwich Accelerated Growth Plan

Capital-protected bond

Growth linked to the performance of the FTSE 100 index

Minimum-maximum investment:
Isa £7,000

Six years

3.5 times growth in index up to a maximum of 63%

Original capital returned in full provided index does not fall by more than 50% and returns to at least its starting value

Closing date:
July 23, 2004, July 9, 2004 for Pep/Isa transfers

Initial 3%

Tel: 0845 070 5087


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