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NO SUB-FUND DESCRIBED ON ANY SITE (“SUB-FUND”) IS REGISTERED FOR PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION IN GERMANY. NO PROSPECTUS CONTAINED ON ANY SITE CONSTITUTES A SALES PROSPECTUS PURSUANT TO THE GERMAN INVESTMENT ACT (INVESTMENTGESETZ) OR THE GERMAN SECURITIES PROSPECTUS ACT (WERTPAPIERPROSPEKTGESETZ). ACCORDINGLY, NO OFFER OF SHARES OF ANY SUB-FUND (“SHARES”) MAY BE MADE TO THE PUBLIC IN GERMANY. ANY PROSPECTUS CONTAINED ON ANY SITE AND ANY OTHER DOCUMENT RELATING TO THE SHARES, AS WELL AS INFORMATION OR STATEMENTS CONTAINED THEREIN, MAY NOT BE SUPPLIED TO THE PUBLIC IN GERMANY OR USED IN CONNECTION WITH ANY OFFER FOR SUBSCRIPTION OF SHARES TO THE PUBLIC IN GERMANY OR ANY OTHER MEANS OF PUBLIC MARKETING. AN OFFER OF SHARES OF ANY SUB-FUND EXCLUSIVELY TO CREDIT INSTITUTIONS AND FINANCIAL SERVICES PROVIDERS AS DEFINED IN THE GERMAN BANKING ACT, PRIVATE OR PUBLIC INSURANCE COMPANIES, INVESTMENT COMPANIES AND THEIR INVESTMENT MANAGERS AS WELL AS PENSION FUNDS AND THEIR ADMINISTRATORS IS NOT DEEMED TO BE A PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION.
NO PROSPECTUS CONTAINED ON ANY SITE IS ADDRESSED TO OR INTENDED FOR ANY INDIVIDUAL OR LEGAL ENTITY IN THE NETHERLANDS EXCEPT INDIVIDUALS OR LEGAL ENTITIES WHO QUALIFY AS QUALIFIED INVESTORS (AS DEFINED BY SECTION 1:1 OF THE ACT ON FINANCIAL SUPERVISION (WET OP HET FINANCIEEL TOEZICHT), AS AMENDED).
THE AQR UCITS FUNDS (THE “FUND”) IS NOT A RECOGNIZED COLLECTIVE INVESTMENT SCHEME FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE FINANCIAL SERVICES AND MARKETS ACT 2000 OF THE UNITED KINGDOM (THE “ACT”). THE PROMOTION OF THE FUND AND THE DISTRIBUTION OF ANY PROSPECTUS CONTAINED ON ANY SITE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM IS ACCORDINGLY RESTRICTED BY LAW.
WHILE ANY PROSPECTUS CONTAINED ON ANY SITE MAY BE ISSUED OUTSIDE THE UNITED KINGDOM DIRECTLY BY THE FUND, AND THE DIRECTORS OF THE FUND ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ITS CONTENTS, WHEREVER ISSUED, IT IS BEING ISSUED INSIDE AND OUTSIDE THE UNITED KINGDOM BY AQR CAPITAL MANAGEMENT (EUROPE) LLP (WHICH IS AUTHORIZED BY THE FINANCIAL SERVICES AUTHORITY (“FSA”)) ONLY TO AND/OR IS DIRECTED ONLY AT PERSONS WHO ARE OF A KIND TO WHOM THE FUND MAY LAWFULLY BE PROMOTED BY A PERSON AUTHORIZED UNDER THE ACT (AN “AUTHORIZED PERSON”) BY VIRTUE OF SECTION 238(6) OF THE ACT AND THE FINANCIAL SERVICES AND MARKETS ACT 2000 (PROMOTION OF COLLECTIVE INVESTMENT SCHEMES) (EXEMPTIONS) ORDER 2001 (INCLUDING OTHER AUTHORIZED PERSONS, CERTAIN PERSONS HAVING PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE OF PARTICIPATING IN UNRECOGNIZED COLLECTIVE INVESTMENT SCHEMES, HIGH NET WORTH COMPANIES, HIGH NET WORTH UNINCORPORATED ASSOCIATIONS OR PARTNERSHIPS, THE TRUSTEES OF HIGH VALUE TRUSTS AND CERTIFIED SOPHISTICATED INVESTORS) OR SECTION 4.12 OF THE FSA’S CONDUCT OF BUSINESS SOURCEBOOK (“COBS”) (INCLUDING PERSONS WHO ARE PROFESSIONAL CLIENTS OR ELIGIBLE COUNTERPARTIES FOR THE PURPOSES OF COBS).
IN ORDER TO QUALIFY AS A CERTIFIED SOPHISTICATED INVESTOR A PERSON MUST I) HAVE A CERTIFICATE IN WRITING OR OTHER LEGIBLE FORM SIGNED BY AN AUTHORIZED PERSON TO THE EFFECT THAT HE IS SUFFICIENTLY KNOWLEDGEABLE TO UNDERSTAND THE RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH PARTICIPATING IN UNRECOGNIZED COLLECTIVE INVESTMENT SCHEMES AND II) HAVE SIGNED, WITHIN THE LAST 12 MONTHS, A STATEMENT IN A PRESCRIBED FORM DECLARING, AMONGST OTHER THINGS, THAT HE QUALIFIES AS A SOPHISTICATED INVESTOR IN RELATION TO SUCH INVESTMENTS.
ANY PROSPECTUS CONTAINED ON ANY SITE IS EXEMPT FROM THE SCHEME PROMOTION RESTRICTION (IN SECTION 238 OF THE ACT) ON THE COMMUNICATION OF INVITATIONS OR INDUCEMENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN UNRECOGNIZED COLLECTIVE INVESTMENT SCHEMES ON THE GROUNDS THAT IT IS BEING ISSUED TO AND/OR DIRECTED AT ONLY THE TYPES OF PERSON REFERRED TO ABOVE. TO THE EXTENT THAT ANY PROSPECTUS CONTAINED ON ANY SITE IS ISSUED BY FSA AUTHORIZED PERSON, THE SHARES ARE ONLY AVAILABLE TO SUCH PERONS AND ANY PROSPECTUS CONTAINED ON ANY SITE MUST NOT BE RELIED OR ACTED UPON BY ANY OTHER PERSONS.
ANY RECIPIENT OF PROSPECTUS CONTAINED ON ANY SITE WHO IS AN AUTHORIZED PERSON MAY (IF AND TO THE EXTENT IT IS PERMITTED TO DO SO BY THE FSA RULES APPLICABLE TO IT) DISTRIBUTE IT OR OTHERWISE PROMOTE THE FUND IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 238 OF THE ACT BUT NOT OTHERWISE. ANY RECIPIENT OF ANY PROSPECTUS CONTAINED ON ANY SITE WHO IS NOT AN AUTHORIZED PERSON MAY NOT DISTRIBUTE IT TO ANY OTHER PERSON.
ANY PROSPECTUS CONTAINED ON ANY SITE CONSTITUTES A FINANCIAL PROMOTION FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE ACT AND THE RULES OF THE FSA.
ACQUIRING SHARES MAY EXPOSE AN INVESTOR TO A SIGNIFICANT RISK OF LOSING ALL OF THE AMOUNT INVESTED. ANY PERSON WHO IS IN ANY DOUBT ABOUT INVESTING IN A SUB-FUND SHOULD CONSULT AN AUTHORIZED PERSON SPECIALIZING IN ADVISING ON SUCH INVESTMENTS.
THE FUND WILL NOT BE AUTHORIZED TO CARRY ON INVESTMENT BUSINESS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM. ACCORDINGLY, ALL OR MOST OF THE PROTECTIONS AFFORDED BY THE UNITED KINGDOM REGULATORY SYSTEM TO RETAIL CLIENTS WILL NOT APPLY TO AN INVESTMENT IN A SUB-FUND. IN PARTICULAR, COMPENSATION WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE UNDER THE UNITED KINGDOM FINANCIAL SERVICES COMPENSATION SCHEME IN RESPECT OF THE FUND AND INVESTORS WILL NOT ENTITLED TO EXERCISE CANCELLATION OR WITHDRAWAL RIGHTS UNDER THE RULES OF THE FSA IN RESPECT OF ANY SUBSCRIPTION OR PURCHASE OF SHARES.
PAST PERFORMANCE MAY NOT BE REPEATED AND YOU MAY NOT GET BACK THE FULL AMOUNT (OR ANY) OF YOUR INVESTMENT. IF YOU ARE IN ANY DOUBT ABOUT THE SUITABILITY OF INVESTING IN A SUB-FUND, YOU SHOULD CONTACT AN INDEPENDENT FINANCIAL ADVISER. FSA AUTHORIZED PERSON AND/OR ANY OF ITS ASSOCIATED COMPANIES MAY HAVE A POSITION IN OR HOLDING OF SHARES.
THE LEVELS AND BASES OF TAXATION AND ANY RELEVANT RELIEFS FROM TAXATION REFERRED TO IN ANY PROSPECTUS CONTAINED ON ANY SITE CAN CHANGE, ANY RELIEFS REFERRED TO ARE THE ONES WHICH CURRENTLY APPLY AND THEIR VALUE DEPENDS UPON THE CIRCUMSTANCES OF EACH INDIVIDUAL INVESTOR.
NO PROSPECTUS CONTAINED ON ANY SITE HAS BEEN REGISTERED AS A PROSPECTUS WITH THE MONETARY AUTHORITY OF SINGAPORE. ACCORDINGLY, ANY PROSPECTUS CONTAINED ON ANY SITE AND ANY OTHER DOCUMENT OR MATERIAL IN CONNECTION WITH THE OFFER OR SALE, OR INVITATION FOR SUBSCRIPTION OR PURCHASE, OF SHARES MAY NOT BE CIRCULATED OR DISTRIBUTED, NOR MAY SHARES BE OFFERED OR SOLD, OR BE MADE THE SUBJECT OF AN INVITATION FOR SUBSCRIPTION OR PURCHASE, WHETHER DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, TO PERSONS IN SINGAPORE OTHER THAN (I) TO AN INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR PURSUANT TO SECTION 304 OF THE SECURITIES AND FUTURES ACT, CHAPTER 289 OF SINGAPORE (THE “SFA”) OR (II) OTHERWISE PURSUANT TO, AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF, ANY OTHER APPLICABLE PROVISION OF THE SFA.
NO SHARES REFERENCED ON ANY SITE MAY BE OFFERED, SOLD OR DELIVERED AND NO PROSPECTUS CONTAINED ON ANY SITE, OR ANY CIRCULAR, ADVERTISEMENT OR OTHER DOCUMENT OR OFFERING MATERIAL RELATING TO ANY SUCH SHARES, MAY BE PUBLISHED, DISTRIBUTED OR MADE AVAILABLE IN THE REPUBLIC OF ITALY UNLESS: (I) THE SHARES HAVE BEEN PREVIOUSLY REGISTERED WITH THE BANK OF ITALY AND, AS APPROPRIATE, WITH THE ITALIAN SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION (CONSOB); AND (II) THE OFFERING, SALE OR DELIVERY OF THE SHARES AND PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION OF THE PROSPECTUS OR OF ANY OTHER DOCUMENT OR OFFERING MATERIAL IS MADE IN ACCORDANCE WITH RELEVANT ITALIAN LAWS AND REGULATIONS.
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