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In addition, the securities referred to herein and on the pages that follow will only be offered to professional investors (as that term is used in the AIFMD) in the European Economic Area (the “EEA”) to the extent that such securities (i) are permitted to be marketed into the relevant EEA jurisdiction pursuant to the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (Directive 2011/ (61/EU) (“AIFMD”); or (ii) can otherwise be lawfully offered or sold (including on the basis of an unsolicited request from a ‘professional investor’ (as that term is used in the AIFMD)).
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