Form 41-101F2 Information Required in an Investment Fund Prospectus
General Instructions

General Instruction (8)

Where the term “investment fund” is used, it may be necessary, in order to meet the requirement for full, true and plain disclosure of all material facts, to also include disclosure with respect to the investment fund’s investees. If it is more likely than not that a person or company will become an investee, it may be necessary to also include disclosure with respect to the person or company. For this purpose, investees include entities that are consolidated, proportionately consolidated, or accounted for using the equity method.



Form 41-101F2 Information Required in an Investment Fund Prospectus
General Instructions

General Instruction (12)

An investment fund that has more than one class or series that are referable to the same portfolio may treat each class or series as a separate investment fund for the purposes of this Form, or may combine disclosure of one or more of the classes or series in one prospectus. If disclosure pertaining to more than one class or series is combined in one prospectus, separate disclosure in response to each item in this Form must be provided for each class or series unless the responses would be identical for each class or series.



Form 41-101F2 Information Required in an Investment Fund Prospectus
General Instructions

General Instruction (13)

A section, part, class or series of a class of securities of an investment fund that is referable to a separate portfolio is considered to be a separate investment fund for the purposes of this Form. An investment fund that has more than one class or series of securities referable to separate portfolios may combine disclosure of one or more of the classes or series in one prospectus if each class or series is managed by the same manager. If disclosure pertaining to more than one class or series is combined in one prospectus, separate disclosure in response to each item in this Form must be provided for each class or series unless the responses would be identical for each class or series.



Form 41-101F2 Information Required in an Investment Fund Prospectus
Item 1 Cover Page Disclosure
Section 1.15

Documents Incorporated by Reference

For an investment fund in continuous distribution, state in substantially the following words:

“Additional information about the fund is available in the following documents:

• the most recently filed annual financial statements;

• any interim financial reports filed after those annual financial statements;

These documents are incorporated by reference into this prospectus which means that they legally form part of this prospectus. Please see the “Documents Incorporated by Reference” section for further details.”



Form 41-101F2 Information Required in an Investment Fund Prospectus
Item 37 Documents Incorporated by Reference
Section 37.1

Mandatory Incorporation by Reference

If the investment fund is in continuous distribution, incorporate by reference the following documents in the prospectus, by means of the following statement in substantially the following words under the heading “Documents Incorporated by Reference” :

“Additional information about the fund is available in the following documents:

2. The most recently filed comparative annual financial statements of the investment fund, together with the accompanying report of the auditor.

3. Any interim financial reports of the investment fund filed after those annual financial statements.

These documents are incorporated by reference into the prospectus, which means that they legally form part of this document just as if they were printed as part of this document. You can get a copy of these documents, at your request, and at no cost, by calling [toll-free/collect] [insert the toll-free telephone number or telephone number where collect calls are accepted] or from your dealer. [If applicable] These documents are available on the [investment fund’s/investment fund family’s] Internet site at [insert investment fund’s Internet site address], or by contacting the [investment fund/investment fund family] at [insert investment fund’s /investment fund family’s email address]. These documents and other information about the fund are available on the Internet at www.sedar.com.”



Form 41-101F2 Information Required in an Investment Fund Prospectus
Item 38 Financial Disclosure
Section 38.1

Financial Statements

(1) Unless incorporated by reference under Item 37, include in the prospectus the comparative annual financial statements and the auditor’s report prepared in accordance with NI 81-106 for the investment fund’s most recently completed financial year.

(2) If an investment fund’s most recent financial year ended within 90 days of the date of the prospectus referred to in subsection (1), the investment fund may treat the previous year as the most recently completed financial year under subsection (1).

(3) If the investment fund has not completed its first financial year, the fund must include in the prospectus audited financial statements and the auditor’s report prepared in accordance with NI 81-106 for the period from the date of the fund’s formation to a date not more than 90 days before the date of the prospectus and as at a date not more than 90 days before the date of the prospectus, as applicable.

(4) Despite subsections (1) and (3), if the investment fund is a newly established fund, include in the prospectus the opening statement of financial position of the investment fund, accompanied by the auditor’s report prepared in accordance with NI 81-106.



Form 41-101F2 Information Required in an Investment Fund Prospectus
Item 38 Financial Disclosure
Section 38.2

Interim Financial Reports

Unless incorporated by reference under Item 37, include in the prospectus financial statements for the investment fund prepared in accordance with NI 81-106 for the interim period that began immediately after the financial year to which the annual financial statements required to be included in the prospectus under section 38.1 relate, if the prospectus is filed 60 days or more after the end of that interim period.