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This website is issued by Close Asset Management Limited ("Close"). The global diversified portfolio solutions are designed for institutional investors only.
The investment products mentioned herein are unregulated collective investment schemes for the purposes of the UK Financial Services and Markets Act 2000. The promotion of such products is accordingly restricted by law. Most of the protections provided by the UK regulatory system and compensation under the UK's Financial Services Compensation Scheme will not be available. In addition the investments products are not offered to the public in the United States.
The investments described herein are only available to investors permitted to invest in the Offering Memorandum of each fund, and are not available to private investors. Prospective investors should inform themselves of and observe all applicable laws and regulations including any taxation or exchange control legislation in the countries of their citizenship, residence, domicile or such other status as may be relevant in connection with the investments described herein.
The value of investments and the income from them may fall as well as rise and is not guaranteed. The investor may not get back the original amount invested. Fluctuation may be particularly marked in the case of a higher volatility fund and the value of an investment may fall suddenly and substantially. Investment in the fund(s) described herein carries substantial risk and is suitable only for financially sophisticated investors who are capable of evaluating the merits and risk of such an investment, who do not require immediate liquidity for their investment and who have sufficient resources to bear any loss which might result from such an investment. The nature of the fund's investments carries certain risks and the funds may utilise investment techniques which may carry additional risk. For full details of these risks, please refer to the fund's current prospectus or your Financial Advisor. Investment in emerging markets may involve risks which would not apply to investment in more established economies. These factors, which may affect the value of any investment, could include political and/or economic risks, deficiencies in legal systems or their enforcement, restrictions on investment and/or repatriation of funds or the payment of dividends, complex and evolving regulatory and taxation regimes, the implementation or application of which may be unclear and/or inconsistent; high inflation rates; actual or alleged corruption; outdated infrastructure; ethnic, religious, historical and other divisions which could give rise to communal tensions, military conflict and/or terrorist activity and/or political steps to restrain such activities.
The performance information contained in this website refers to the past. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results. The information contained on this website is for information purposes only. It is neither an invitation to invest to anyone in any country where the issue of solicitation is unlawful nor forms part of an offer to enter into any product or service mentioned within. The distribution of information regarding the products mentioned in this site may be restricted in certain juristictions. Prospective investors should inform themselves of, and observe, all applicable laws and regulations of their governing juristictions, including offering restrictions, exchange controls and taxes. Application for shares in the fund can only be made on the basis of the current prospectus.
While Close has endeavoured to ensure that all information contained within this website is correct at the time of its inclusion, it cannot guarantee the accuracy of such information and Close gives no warranty or representation as to its accuracy or completeness. The information on this website is subject to change without notice.
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Close hereby reserves the right to change these terms and conditions of use and the contents of this website at any time. Any such changes will (as soon as practicable) be posted by Close Asset Management on the website and will automatically be binding upon you if you access this website.
No part of these terms and conditions is intended to constitute an exclusion of liability which cannot be excluded under English law. To the extent that any part of these terms and conditions is found to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable such part shall be severed from the remaining terms and conditions, all of which shall remain in force and effect.
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Both Close Asset Management Limited and Fortune Asset Management Limited are authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority (FSA). In addition Fortune Asset Management Limited is registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as an investment advisor.