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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Application for Deregistration of Certain Registered Investment Companies.
Instructions for using Form N- 8F
This form may be filed by an investment company (“fund”) that is currently registered with the Securities and
Exchange Commission under the Investment Company Act of 1940 (“Act”), is seeking to deregister, and is in one
of the four categories in Instruction 1 below.
To use this form, the fund must be seeking to deregister under one of the following circumstances identified in rule
8f-1 [17 CFR 270.8f-1]:
The fund has (i) sold substantially all of its assets to another registered fund or (ii) merged into or consolidated
with another registered fund (“Merger”);
(b) The fund has distributed substantially all of its assets to its shareholders and has completed, or is in the process
of, winding up its affairs (“Liquidation”);
(c) The fund qualifies for an exclusion from the definition of “investment company” under section 3(c)(1) or
section 3(c)(7) of the Act (“Abandonment of Registration”); or
(d) The fund has become a business development company (“Business Development Company”).
If the fund is not eligible to use this form, refer to rule 0-2 under the Act [17 CFR 270.0-2] for general instructions
on filing an application with the Commission. Applications for deregistration pursuant to rule 0-2 must be submitted
electronically in accordance with rule 101(a)(1)(iv) of Regulation S-T [17 CFR 232.101(a)(1)(iv)] and the EDGAR
This form and all exhibits must be submitted electronically to the Commission in accordance with rule 101(a)(1)(iv)
of Regulation S-T [17 CFR 232.101(