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Although the Company may, indirectly through its investment in the Markel CATCo Diversified Fund, trade “commodity interests” (as such term is defined and interpreted under the U.S. Commodity Exchange Act and the regulations of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”)), Markel CATCo Investment Management Limited ("MCIM") is exempt from registration as a “commodity pool operator” (“CPO”) with respect to the Company because the Company is operated in conformity with the provisions of the exemption from CPO registration provided by CFTC regulation 4.13(a)(3). Unlike a registered commodity pool operator, MCIM is not required to deliver a Disclosure Document or a certified annual report to the Company’s investors.
Any person outside the United Kingdom wishing to acquire, subscribe for or purchase any Shares should satisfy himself that, in doing so, he complies with the laws of any relevant territory, and that he obtains any requisite governmental or other consents and observes any other applicable formalities.
In addition, relevant clearances have not been, and will not be, obtained from the securities commission (or equivalent) of any province of Australia, Canada, Japan, the Republic of South Africa or any other Excluded Territory and, accordingly, unless an exemption under any relevant legislation or regulations is applicable, none of the Shares may be offered, sold, renounced, transferred or delivered, directly or indirectly, in Australia, Canada, Japan, the Republic of South Africa or any other Excluded Territory.
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The contents of this website are not a financial promotion and none of the contents of this website constitute an invitation or inducement to engage in investment activity. If and to the extent that this website or any of its contents are deemed to be a financial promotion, the Company is relying on the exemption provided by Article 69 of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotions) Order 2005/1529 in respect of section 21 of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000. In particular, any information in respect of past performance (including without limitation past performance of the Company, the Shares and/or the Company's portfolio) cannot be relied upon as a guide to future performance.