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Not all products or services provided on this Site are available in all jurisdictions. Products and services of RBC GAM are only available in jurisdictions where it is lawful to offer these products and services. The information, material and content on the Site (the "Information") has been prepared for informational purposes only without regard to any particular user's investment objectives or financial position and RBC GAM is not soliciting any action based upon them.
Note to Hong Kong Investors
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In Hong Kong, the Site and the Information are distributed to you by RBC GAM on the basis that you are a "Professional Investor" as such term is defined by the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Ordinance. The Site and Information have not been reviewed by the HKSFC. Please also note that the funds referred to on the Site are not authorized by the HKSFC and are therefore not available to the public in Hong Kong.
For Singapore, the collective investment schemes and products referred to on the Site may only be offered to accredited investors in Singapore pursuant to exemptions under the Securities and Futures Act, Chapter 289 ("SFA"). The Information contained on the Site is not intended to replace a prospectus requirement as defined in the SFA. Accordingly statutory liability under the SFA in relation to the content of prospectuses would not apply.
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The Site and the Information are not available to Canadian residents. As such, by accepting these Terms you represent and warrant that you are not a person, corporation or partnership resident in Canada.
The Information has been provided by RBC GAM for informational purposes only. It is for general information only and is not, nor does it purport to be, a complete description of an investment in any products offered by RBC GAM. If there is an inconsistency between the Information and the respective offering documents, the provisions of the respective offering documents shall prevail.
This Site and the Information are provided without regard to the specific investment objectives, financial situation or particular needs of any specific recipient and do not constitute investment, tax, accounting or legal advice. Recipients are strongly advised to make an independent review with their own advisors and reach their own conclusions regarding the investment merits and risks, legal, credit, tax and accounting aspects of transactions.
Investment involves risks. Past performance is not a guide to future performance. The value of investments and the income from them may go down as well as up and investors may not get back the amount originally invested. Exchange rate may vary and cause the value of international investments to rise or fall.
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If any provision of these Terms shall be held to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable, the validity, legality and enforceability of the remaining provisions shall not in any way be affected. No term or provision shall be deemed waived and no breach excused unless such waiver or consent shall be in writing and signed by the party claimed to have waived or consented.
RBC GAM reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions of these Terms at any time without notice to Site users. Similarly, RBC GAM reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove the content of this Site, including the country-specific sections, or to terminate the Site in whole or in part. You must check the Terms periodically for changes. Any changes, modifications, or additions to, or deletions from the Terms shall be effective upon posting on this Site. If you access this Site, including the country-specific sections, after changes to the Terms are posted, you further acknowledge the Terms as changed and agree to be bound by them.