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Recipients of this email may be Eligible Investors in the Capital Services program or funds and/or their managers that may receive capital introduction or capital raising services from the Capital Services Group. Where you are acting on behalf of others, references to "you" or "your" include those entities on whose behalf you are acting. This message is for information purposes only.
To the extent this message is intended for investors, it is intended solely for institutional investors that are "accredited investors" (as defined by the U.S. Securities Act of 1933), "qualified purchasers" (as defined by the U.S. Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended) and “professional investors” (as defined by the Securities and Futures Ordinance, (Cap. 571 of the Laws of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region)) only and is not intended for natural persons [(unless such natural persons are being contacted directly by their Credit Suisse Private Bank USA representative in connection with CSSU’s provision of capital raising services)]. The contents of this e-mail are confidential, are to be read only by the addressee, are to be deleted if received by anyone other than the addressee and are not to be re-distributed or copied.
To the extent this message relates to capital introduction services, any materials or information provided to you by CSSU in connection with its capital introduction services does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy an interest in any fund or any other securities, to or from any person in any jurisdiction. Any such offer or solicitation may only be made pursuant to a confidential private placement memorandum as supplemented from time to time that relates specifically to such fund or securities. In providing capital introduction services, CS is not acting as your fiduciary or advisor. It has not made any determination on whether investment in any fund is appropriate or suitable for any investor. Investors must make their own independent assessment as they deem appropriate as to whether investment in any fund is appropriate or suitable for them and as to whether they are able to invest in any fund. Investors should obtain a copy of any prospectus or other offering or subscription documents prior to making any investment decision.
CSSU has not made any determination on whether any fund, or its manager, is permitted to market, promote or sell any investment to any investor under applicable law. A fund, or its manager, must make its own independent assessment as to whether it is permitted to market, promote or sell any investment to any investor under applicable law. Information provided may have been obtained from sources believed by CSSU to be reliable but CSSU makes no representation as to its accuracy or completeness and accepts no liability arising from the use of this information. We refer you to our Capital Introduction Terms, which set out in further detail the terms on which we make capital introductions to investors.
If this message relates to capital raising services (including placement agency services), CSSU and its affiliates may be compensated for and benefit from providing such capital raising services. CSG may contact its affiliates or other business areas within CSG in connection with a capital raising mandate. Potential investments by these affiliates and other CSG business areas are at the sole discretion of the unit concerned. Funds and managers receiving capital raising services should refer to your Engagement Letter with CSSU, which sets out in further detail the terms on which we act as placement agent for you.
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