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General UK Website Use Disclaimers

VanEck Securities UK Limited ("VanEck UK") makes the information on this website ("site") available as a service to visitors, to be used for informational purposes only. VanEck UK (FRN: 1002854), an Appointed Representative of Sturgeon Ventures LLP (FRN: 452811), is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in the UK, to distribute products issued and/or managed by affiliates (“VanEck”) to professional investors.

General Product/Performance Disclaimers

This site is published for residents of the UK. Investors are subject to securities and tax regulations within their applicable jurisdictions that are not addressed on this site. Nothing on this site should be considered a solicitation to buy or an offer to sell shares of any investment in any jurisdiction where the offer or solicitation would be unlawful under the securities laws of such jurisdiction. Nor is it intended as investment, tax, financial or legal advice. Investors should seek such professional advice for their particular situation.

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Professional Investors

Professional Investors are investors who possess sufficient experience, knowledge and expertise to make their own investment decisions and properly assess the risks that they incur. We consider the following investors professional Investors:

  1. Enterprises which, in order to be able to operate in the financial markets as
    • investment services enterprises;
    • other authorised or supervised financial institutions;
    • insurance undertakings;
    • collective investment undertakings and their management companies;
    • pension funds and management companies of such funds;
    • enterprises within the meaning of section 2a (1) no. 8;
    • exchange traders and commodity derivatives dealers;
    • other institutional investors whose main business is not covered by (a) to (g),are subject to authorisation or supervision requirements.
  2. Enterprises which are not subject to authorisation or supervision requirements under no. 1 and exceed at least two of the following three criteria:
    • balance sheet total of EUR 20,000,000
    • net turnover of EUR 40,000,000
    • own funds of EUR 2,000,000
  3. National and regional governments as well as public bodies that manage public debt.
  4. Central Banks, international and supranational institutions such as the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, the European Central Bank, the European Investment Bank and other similar international organisations.
  5. Other institutional investors which are not subject to authorisation or supervision requirements and whose main activity is to invest in financial instruments, and entities offering the securitisation of assets and other financing transactions.

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