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BrisConnections – Stapled Units Offer
   
The Product Disclosure Statement available on this website was lodged with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (“ASIC”) on 24 June 2008. The Product Disclosure Statement contains details of the offer (“Offer”) of Stapled Units by BrisConnections Management Company Limited (ABN 67 128 614 291("Issuer" or "BCMCL") as responsible entity for BrisConnections Investment Trust (ARSN 131 124 813) and BrisConnections Holding Trust (ARSN 131 125 025) which together form the BrisConnections Unit Trusts.

The Offer of Stapled Units will only be made in, or accompanied by a copy of, the Product Disclosure Statement. You should read the Product Disclosure Statement in its entirety before you make a decision whether to invest in Stapled Units.

It is important that you read the entire Product Disclosure Statement before making any decision to invest in Stapled Units. This Product Disclosure Statement contains general financial product advice only. This is not investment advice. It has not been personalised for any individual investor. This Product Disclosure Statement does not take into account the investment objectives, financial situation and particular needs of any particular investor. Accordingly, nothing in this Product Disclosure Statement should be construed as a recommendation by the Issuer, or any associate of the Issuer or any other person (including the Underwriters), concerning an investment in Stapled Units. In particular, when considering the prospects of BrisConnections, it is important that you consider the risk factors that could affect the financial performance of BrisConnections. You should carefully consider these factors in light of your particular investment needs, objectives and circumstances (including financial and taxation issues) and consider seeking professional advice from your accountant, stockbroker, or other professional adviser before deciding whether to invest.

Important notice

You must read this important notice before you access the electronic version of the Product Disclosure Statement.

By accessing the Product Disclosure Statement from this website (by clicking on the link to Product Disclosure Statement below) you acknowledge that you:

  • are a resident of Australia;
  • are accessing the website from Australia; and
  • have read and understood the statements contained on this website and agree to act only in accordance with those statements.

The information and statements on this website do not form part of the Product Disclosure Statement.

Application

The Corporations Act 2001 (Cwth) (“Corporations Act”) prohibits the processing of applications in the period of seven days after the date of lodgement of the Product Disclosure Statement (“Exposure Period ”). This period may be extended by ASIC by up to a further seven days. This period is to enable the Product Disclosure Statement to be examined by market participants prior to the Offer opening. Applications received during the Exposure Period will not be processed until after the expiry of that period. No preference will be conferred on applications received during the Exposure Period.

Applications for Stapled Units made by Australian investors may only be made on the application form that is issued together with, or accompanies the Product Disclosure Statement (made available after the Exposure Period) (“Application Form ”) and subject to the terms and conditions set out in the Product Disclosure Statement and Application Form. The Corporations Act prohibits any person from passing onto another person the Application Form unless it is attached to, or accompanied by, the complete and unaltered version of the Product Disclosure Statement.

Application Forms will be available during the offer period, which is expected to begin at 9:00am (AEST) on 3 July 2008 (“Offer Period ”). Application Forms may be generated by software accessible by the same means as the electronic version of the Product Disclosure Statement but will not be available until the Offer Period commences.

Paper copies of the Product Disclosure Statement

You can request a paper copy of the Product Disclosure Statement during the Offer Period by:

  • calling the BrisConnections Information Line on 1800 236 994 (if in Australia) (8:30am to 5:00pm AEST Monday to Friday);

The documents will be mailed to you after the Exposure Period ends, free of charge.


WARNING - Restricted access, distribution and invitation

Neither this website nor the Product Disclosure Statement constitutes an offer or invitation to subscribe for securities in any place in which, or to any person to whom, it would not be lawful to do so. The distribution of the Product Disclosure Statement in jurisdictions outside Australia may be restricted by law and any person into whose possession the Product Disclosure Statement comes (including nominees, trustees or custodians) should seek their own advice on and observe these restrictions. No steps have been taken to register, or otherwise permit, an offer of securities in any jurisdiction outside Australia in particular, no steps have been taken to register, or otherwise permit, an offer of securities in the United States.

Due to legal restrictions, the Product Disclosure Statement is available to Australian residents accessing this website from within Australia ONLY. If you are accessing this website from anywhere outside Australia, DO NOT download, print or view the Product Disclosure Statement accessible through this website. By accessing the Product Disclosure Statement, you acknowledge and confirm that you are an Australian resident and are accessing the website from within Australia and you represent, warrant and agree that you are not a “U.S. Person” (as defined in regulations made pursuant to the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended), a resident of the United States or currently located in the United States, nor are you acting for the account of or benefit of any person in the United States, a U.S Person or any other foreign person, and that you will not make a copy of the Product Disclosure Statement available to, or distribute a copy of the Product Disclosure Statement to, any such non-Australian resident person. Any non-compliance with such restrictions may contravene applicable securities laws.

Instructions

The full Product Disclosure Statement has 180 pages and is 5 megabytes in size. The electronic copy of the full Product Disclosure Statement is in Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF). You should ensure that any copy you view or print is complete. The Issuer is not liable for any loss incurred from accessing the Product Disclosure Statement, including, but not limited to, data corruption on download


Disclaimer

THIS INFORMATION DOES NOT CONSTITUTE AN OFFER OF STAPLED UNITS

The information on this website is provided for informational purposes only and subject to change without notice. Nothing contained on this website or in the Product Disclosure Statement constitutes investment, legal, accounting, business, tax or other advice, nor is it to be relied on in making an investment in Stapled Units.

The information on this website and in the Product Disclosure Statement does not take into account your investment objectives, financial situation or particular needs. In making an investment decision, you must rely on your own examination of the Issuer, Stapled Units and the terms of the Offer, including the merits and risks involved. You should consult your own financial, legal or tax adviser as to financial, legal or tax advice.

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