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The Company’s securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “US Securities Act”), or with any other securities regulatory authority of any state or other jurisdiction in the United States. The Company’s securities may not be offered, sold, resold, transferred or delivered, directly or indirectly, within the United States except pursuant to an applicable exemption from the registration requirements of the US Securities Act and in compliance with any applicable securities laws of any state or jurisdiction of the United States. There will be no public offer of securities in the United States.

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In relation to each Member State of the European Economic Area (each a “Relevant Member State”), the following information is only addressed to and is only directed at qualified investors in that Relevant Member State within the meaning of Regulation ((EU) 2017/1129 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 June 2017 on the prospectus to be published when securities are offered to the public or admitted to trading on a regulated market, and repealing Directive 2003/71/EC, and any implementing measure in each Relevant Member State of the EEA (the “Prospectus Regulation”)) (“Qualified Investors”).

In the United Kingdom, the following information is only addressed to and directed at, and any investment or investment activity to which this information relates is available only to, and will be engaged in only with, (i) persons having professional experience in matters relating to investments falling within the definition of “investment professionals” in Article 19(5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005, as amended (the “Order”), (ii) “high net worth companies, unincorporated associations, etc”. falling within Article 49(2)(a) to (d) of the Order, and (iii) any other person to whom it may otherwise lawfully be communicated (all such persons together being referred to as “Relevant Persons”). Persons who are not Relevant Persons should not take any action on the basis of this information and should not act or rely on it.

In Switzerland the following information is only addressed to and is only directed at “professional clients” within the meaning of article 4 iuncto 36 of the Swiss act on financial services (“Finanzdienstleistungsgesetz”) of 15 June 2018 (“FINSA”) (such persons being referred to as “Professional Clients”). The offer is therefore exempted from the obligation to prepare and publish a prospectus under FINSA and the securities will not be admitted to trading on any Swiss trading platform. This communication does not constitute a prospectus in accordance with FINSA and the Company will not prepare such prospectus in light of the offer of securities are referred to herein.

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While the Company has taken reasonable care to ensure that the information on this website (other than information accessed by hyperlink) is accurate at the time of last revision of the website, the Company accepts no liability for the accuracy or completeness or use of, nor any liability to update, the information contained on this website. The information on the Company’s website or contained in the following information should not be construed to constitute any form of advice or recommendation, including but not limited to investment, tax, legal or other advice, and should not be relied upon as the basis for any decision or action. In particular, actual results and developments may differ in a material manner from any forecast, forward-looking statement, opinion or expectation expressed in the following information or on the Company’s website.

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