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Regulation S under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933: The article refers to information intended for financial intermediaries acting as agents on behalf of non-U.S. Persons under Regulation S. This regulation pertains to the offering and sale of securities outside the United States.
Financial Intermediaries: The term is used to describe investors who qualify as institutional investors, qualified investors, or professional investors in their respective jurisdiction of residence. These intermediaries act as agents on behalf of non-U.S. Persons.
U.S. Person: The definition includes natural persons resident in the U.S. and partnerships or corporations organized under U.S. laws. The article emphasizes that the materials on the website are not intended for U.S. Persons.
Institutional, Professional, or Qualified Investor: Financial intermediaries are expected to fall into one of these categories based on the applicable rules of their jurisdiction of residence. If uncertain, they are advised to seek independent advice.
Marketing in Certain Jurisdictions: The funds described on the website can be marketed only in certain jurisdictions. Users are responsible for being aware of the laws and regulations of their country of residence.
Offer or Solicitation: The article explicitly states that it does not constitute an offer or solicitation to sell shares in the mentioned funds in any jurisdiction where such activities would be unlawful.
Money Laundering Regulations: Additional documentation for identification purposes may be required when investing in a fund, in compliance with money laundering regulations.
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