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Global Investment Advisers – GAIM Market Neutral Hedge Fund

Thursday, 22 August 2002

Type: Tracker fund of hedge funds

Aim: Growth by investing in up to 20 hedge funds in the equity market
neutral and convertible arbitrage indices

Minimum investment: Lump sum $100,000, euros 100,000

Place of registration: Dublin

Investment split: 100% in up to 20 hedge funds in the equity market
neutral and convertible arbitrage indices

Isa link: No

Charges: Annual 1.75%

Commission: Subject to negotiation

Tel: 020 7621 0440


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