If you are an investor in the Fund, please can you complete the Form of Direction and send it back to us as soon as possible at: Threadneedle Investment Services Limited, Client Services, PO Box 10033, Chelmsford, CM99 2AL, United Kingdom.
You have the following options:
- You can switch your investment free of charge into another Threadneedle fund(s) up until 12 noon on 27 February 2017. Details of our funds can be found on our website www.columbiathreadneedle.com. Before you switch funds, it is important that you read the Key Investor Information Document (KIID) for the fund(s) you wish to switch to. To switch to another Threadneedle fund(s), please complete and return the Form of Direction in the enclosed pre-paid envelope by 12 noon on 27 February 2017.
- You can sell your investment before the Fund is suspended. To sell your shares, please complete and return the Form of Direction in the enclosed pre-paid envelope by 12 noon on 27 February 2017.
- You can take no action and your shares will be redeemed and the proceeds sent to you.
Please note, we must receive your Form of Direction to switch before 12 noon on 27 February 2017 in order to switch your shares before the Fund is suspended. Instructions to switch on completion of the Fund termination process will not be accepted after 12 noon on 27 February 2017 and we will redeem your holdings and send you the proceeds instead.
If you are unclear about which option to choose, please speak to a financial adviser. If we do not receive your Form of Direction by 12 noon on 27 February 2017, we will cash in your investment on the Effective Date and send the proceeds to you as soon as possible after the end of the termination process (we expect this to take approximately one month).
If you have any further questions, please call us on +44 1268 444 321*. Our team is available from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm (GMT), Monday to Friday. Alternatively, please speak to your financial adviser.
Please note that we are unable to provide financial or tax advice. If you do not have a financial adviser you can find one in your area at www.unbiased.co.uk – please note that we do not endorse this site or the advisers found on it.
*Calls may be recorded