The plans pays a potential return at maturity equal to 3 times any growth in the FTSE 100 index starting at 90% of its starting level. Any growth received from this plan is capped at 53%. This plan has a 6 year investment term and a 60% European Capital protection barrier.

Key Dates

Closing Date: October 27th, 2017 ISA Transfers: October 16th, 2017
Start Date: October 30th, 2017 Maturity Date: October 30th, 2023
Important: The closing date for applications by cheque is October 19th, 2017 and by bank transfer is October 25th, 2017.
*Important Information: The return of your capital depends on the performance of the FTSE 100 Index and the ability of the counterparties (Royal Bank of Canada) to repay the monies.

Key Terms

Potential Gross Return: 3x FTSE 100 growth

Investment Type: Growth

Product Type: Capital at Risk

Investment Term: Maximum 6 years

Minimum Investment: £5,000

Underlying Asset: FTSE 100 Index

Capital Protection: Capital protection even if the market has fallen up to 40% after 6 years. Your capital will be protected at maturity if the index remains at or above 60% of its starting level.

How to invest

Applications for the Plan must be submitted via Best Price Financial Services and received by 5pm on October 25th, 2017 for bank transfers.

The closing date for applications by cheque is October 19th, 2017

The closing date for applications by ISA transfers is October 14th, 2017.

This will enable us to process your application and forward it on to the structured product provider.

1Firstly, print off and complete our Appropriate Assessment Questionnaire. All applications require two proofs of identity - see the questionnaire for more information.

2Next, click Download Plan on the left and download, print and complete the application form available. Note that Investec applications will have multiple documents, so please choose the one relevant to you.

3Place all completed documents - questionnaire, proofs of identity, application form and cheques for payment - in an envelope and post to:

Best Price Financial Services,
The Tythe Barn, 5 Eglwys Nunnydd,
Margam, Neath Port Talbot
SA13 2PS

Fees for Non-Advised Investments

All non-advised sales carry an arrangement fee of just 0.3%* of your investment. This is the cheapest percentage fee you'll find online, and all designed to help you make the most of your money. To work out the charge for your investment, use our simple cost calculator.

*A minimum fee of £50 applies for private investments.

Fees for Advised Investments

If you receive advice in the purchase of your Structured Product then this will incur an arrangement fee, but at just 1.5% this is lower than almost every other provider. Purchasing this way will ensure that you receive help and direction in choosing your plan, making it a good option for investors who are new to Structured Products.

How much does it cost to invest?

A minimum fee of £50 applies for ISAs, ISA transfers and Direct cash investments. All other investments carry a minimum fee of £100.
You'll never pay more than £300 for your investment.

Further Information

The FTSE 100 Defensive Supertracker Plan October 2017 is a maximum 6 year growth plan linked to the performance of the FTSE 100 Index.This plan has a defensive feature which means you can still get growth even if the index has fallen up to 10% at maturity. We consider 90% of the index starting level to be the defensive growth level, and any performance above that level means an investor will receive growth. If the index finishes below this 90% level, there will be no growth payment.

Your growth is only calculated once the plan has matured. If the index is above 90% of its starting level, the difference between the final level and 90% will be used to calculate the growth. Any difference is multipled by 2.9 to boost the amount of growth you can achieve.

You should note that any growth from this plan is capped at 48%.

There are three possible outcomes at market close on the maturity date:

  • If the index finishes above 90% of its starting level, you will get a growth payment and your capital in full
  • If the index finishes below 90% of its starting level but at or above 60% of its starting level, you will get your capital back in full but no growth payment
  • If the index finishes below 60% of its starting level, you will get no growth payment and you lose capital equal to the percentage fall in the index

Capital protection even if the market has fallen up to 40% after 6 years
Your capital will be protected at maturity if the index remains at or above 60% of its starting level.

Therefore, this Plan has been designed for clients who are looking for equity-linked returns after a 6 year period. It is aimed at clients who have a medium attitude to risk and are prepared to risk their capital in order to potentially achieve higher returns.