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UCITS merger

    43(in COLL and in accordance with article 2(1)(p) of the UCITS Directive) a merger between one or more UCITS schemes or between one or more UCITS schemes and EEA UCITS schemes being an operation whereby:

      1. (a) one or more merging UCITS, on being dissolved without going into liquidation, transfers all of its assets and liabilities to an existing receiving UCITS, in exchange for the issue to its Unitholders of units of the receiving UCITS and, if applicable, a cash payment not exceeding 10% of the net asset value of those units (a "merger by absorption"); or
      1. (b) two or more merging UCITS, on being dissolved without going into liquidation, transfer all of its assets and liabilities to a receiving UCITS which they form, in exchange for the issue to their Unitholders of units of the receiving UCITS and, if applicable, a cash payment not exceeding 10% of the net asset value of those units (a "merger by formation of a new UCITS"); or
      1. (c) one or more merging UCITS, which continue to exist until the liabilities have been discharged, transfer its net assets to another receiving UCITS, and for this purpose the merging UCITS and the receiving UCITS may be sub-funds of the same UCITS (a "merger by scheme of arrangement");

    but at least one of which is established in the United Kingdom.