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Summary of the Application: Applicants request an order that would (a) permit certain series of registered open-end management investment companies to acquire shares of other registered open-end management investment companies and unit investment trusts ("UITs") that are within or outside the same "group of investment companies," as defined in section 12(d)(1)(G)(ii) of the Act, as the acquiring company and (b) permit certain series of registered open-end management investment companies relying on rule 12d1-2 under the Act to invest in certain financial instruments.
DATES: Filing Dates: The application was filed on
Hearing or Notification of Hearing: An order granting the application will be issued unless the Commission orders a hearing. Interested persons may request a hearing by writing to the Commission's Secretary and serving applicants with a copy of the request, personally or by mail. Hearing requests should be received by the Commission by
ADDRESSES: The Commission: Secretary,
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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following is a summary of the application. The complete application may be obtained via the Commission's Web site by searching for the file number, or for an applicant using the "Company" name box, at http://www.sec.gov/search/search.htm or by calling (202) 551-8090.
1. The Trust is a
FOOTNOTE 1 Applicants request that the order extend to any existing or future Series of the Trust and any existing or future registered open-end management investment company or series thereof that currently or subsequently is part of the same "group of investment companies," as defined in section 12(d)(1)(G)(ii) of the Act, as the Trust, and is, or will be, advised by the Manager or any other investment adviser controlling, controlled by, or under common control with the Manager (each, a "Series"). All entities that currently intend to rely on the requested order are named as applicants. Any other entity that relies on the order in the future will comply with the terms and conditions of the application. END FOOTNOTE