Terms & conditions
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this website (this "Site") you confirm you agree to be bound by
these terms and conditions. If you do not accept these terms and
conditions, you should not continue to access this Site.
Nothing on this Site is intended to constitute an offer or
solicitation to buy or sell investments of any description in any
jurisdiction, nor to recommend any investment service or
transaction. In accessing this Site, you are responsible for
compliance with local laws and regulations.
The information on this Site has not been approved by an US
federal or state securities commission or any other U.S.
governmental authority and none of the foregoing authorities have
passed upon the accuracy or adequacy of the information provided
herein. Any representation to the contrary is a criminal offense.
The details of Apax Partners, L.P. are as follows:
Apax Partners, L.P., a Delaware limited partnership
Office: 601 Lexington Avenue, 53
Floor, New York, NY 10022
CRD Number: 157110
Except where otherwise expressly stated, the information on this
Site has been approved for issue in the UK by Apax Partners LLP
which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct
Authority (the "FCA") and subject to the FCA's rules and guidance,
details of which can be found on the FCA's website at
www.fca.org.uk. The FCA regulates the financial services industry
in the UK and is located at 25 The North Colonnade, Canary Wharf,
London E14 5HS. The details of Apax Partners LLP are as
Apax Partners LLP, a limited liability partnership
Registered Office: 33 Jermyn Street, London,
Registered in England No. OC303117
VAT No. 877 4823 72
FCA No. 222963
Email address: Communications@apax.com
Use of Site information
The information, materials and opinions on this Site (the
"Information") are intended to describe the activities of Apax
Partners, L.P., and certain of its affiliates. For the purposes of
these terms and conditions, "Apax Partners" (and "we" and "us")
shall mean Apax Partners, L.P., Apax Partners LLP, Apax Partners UK
Ltd, Apax Partners Europe Managers Ltd and their affiliates and its
or their partners, members, directors, officers and employees, as
the context requires. Apax Partners, L.P. is a registered
investment adviser with the US SEC. Apax Partners LLP, Apax
Partners UK Ltd and Apax Partners Europe Managers Ltd are
authorised and regulated by the FCA. Some entities in the Apax
Partners group are not authorised and regulated by the FCA or the
US Sec and the Information may relate to unregulated business.
Although we have used reasonable efforts to obtain and provide
information from sources we believe to be reliable, we make no
representation that the Information is accurate, reliable or
complete. All the Information is subject to change without notice.
You must in any event conduct your own due diligence and
investigations rather than relying on any of the Information. The
investments or services referred to on this Site may not be
suitable for everyone. If you have any doubts as to suitability,
you should seek advice from an investment adviser.
Apax Partners acts for the funds they manage or advise ("Apax
Funds") and not for anyone else. They will not act for, advise or
be responsible for providing the protections afforded to Apax Funds
to anyone other than such funds. Entrepreneurs and others working
with Apax Partners should be aware of this and should not expect
that they will be treated the same as the Apax Funds.
Links to other websites
This Site contains links to other websites over which Apax
Partners has no control. Apax Partners is not responsible for any
material or information on those websites or for any services or
products which may appear on them and shall not be liable for any
loss or damage arising from the use or receipt of the same. By
creating a link to a third party website, Apax Partners does not
endorse or recommend any material, information, product or service
appearing on that website.
Please do not send us any confidential or proprietary material
as we do not agree to obligations of nondisclosure or non-use of
such material. We receive a large number of business plans and
other proposals, which may be similar to one another or overlap. We
reserve the right to review only those which appear to us to fit
our investment criteria from time to time and to reject proposals
without giving a reason or returning material sent to us. We are
not restricted in any way from pursuing opportunities with others.
Apax Partners and funds under its management or advice invest in
many companies, some of which may compete with one another.
The Apax Funds are not available to members of the general
public. Interests in the Apax Funds will be offered and sold only
pursuant to the offering document relating to such funds and to
non-retail investors. This Site does not constitute an offer to
participate in any investment.
There is no recognised market for dealing in interests in the
Apax Funds and therefore it may be difficult for an investor to
sell an interest in such funds or to obtain reliable information as
to their value or the extent of the risks to which they are
The Information may relate to unregulated collective investment
schemes as defined in the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000,
and promotion of these schemes may therefore be made only to
persons who fall within Article 14 (investment professionals) or
Article 22 (high net worth companies etc.) of the FSMA 2000
(Promotion of Collective Investment Schemes) (Exemptions) Order
2001 or to any other person to whom such promotion would be lawful
(together "Permitted Persons"). Unless you are a Permitted Person,
you should not read or act upon any Information relating to
unregulated collective investment schemes.
The investments, services and transactions referred to on this
Site may not be appropriate for your specific purposes or
circumstances. You are responsible for obtaining your own legal,
tax and financial advice before taking any action in relation to
such investment, service or transaction; this Site is not intended
to supply legal, tax or financial advice, and the Information
should not be construed as a recommendation to take any such
In particular, participating in the investments, services and
transactions referred to on this Site may have tax consequences and
it is important to bear in mind that Apax Partners does not provide
tax advice. The levels and bases of taxation can change.
Accordingly, potential investors should consult their own tax
advisers before taking any action in relation to any investment,
service or transaction referred to on this Site.
If and to the extent that this Site contains information about
the performance of investments previously made by Apax Funds you
should be aware that this information has not been audited or
verified by an independent party, past performance is not a
reliable indicator of future performance and future investments may
not achieve the same level of returns as previous investments. An
investment in an Apax Fund may carry a high degree of risk. The
value of investments may fall as well as rise and investors may not
get back the amount invested. No assurance can be given that the
stated investment objectives will be achieved. Changes in rates of
foreign exchange may cause the value of the investments to go up or
This Site contains forward-looking statements, which reflect our
current views with respect to, among other things, the operations
and performance of Apax Partners' businesses. You can identify
these forward-looking statements by the use of words such as
''outlook,'' ''believe,'' ''expect,'' ''potential,'' ''continue,''
''may,'' ''should,'' ''seek,'' ''approximately,'' ''predict,''
''intend,'' ''will,'' ''plan,'' ''estimate,'' ''anticipate'' or the
negative version of these words or other comparable words.
Forward-looking statements are subject to various risks and
uncertainties. Accordingly, there are or will be important factors
that could cause actual outcomes or results to differ materially
from those indicated in these statements. Apax Partners undertakes
no obligation to publicly update or review any forward-looking
statement, whether as a result of new information, future
developments or otherwise.
Apax Partners may have an interest, relationship or other
arrangement which may be material in any of the investments,
businesses, funds or arrangements described on this Site.
Security of information
Information posted on this Site may be accessible to third
parties by means of the Internet or otherwise. You should have no
expectation of privacy with respect to any communications on or
through this Site. Please do not transmit any confidential
information to or through this Site. You acknowledge that
communications transmitted by means of this Site are public and not
You should be aware that the Internet, being an open network, is
not secure. If you choose to send any electronic communications to
us by means of this Site (whether by means of email or otherwise),
you do so at your own risk. We cannot guarantee that such
communications will not be intercepted or changed or that they will
reach the intended recipient safely. We will use all reasonable
endeavours to ensure that this Site is reasonably secure. However,
we cannot guarantee that any information displayed on this Site has
not been interfered with without our consent.
We do not guarantee that the Site, applications or other
materials on or associated with this Site will be free from viruses
(including, without limitation, spyware, malicious software, worms,
trojan horses and harmful or contaminating code) ("Virus"). It is
your responsibility to take protective steps including by using
anti-virus software and undertaking virus checks.
Apax Partners will only use your personally identifiable
are included by reference into these terms and conditions.
No warranties and limitations
You should read these 'No warranties and
limitations of liability' provisions carefully as they exclude or
limit Apax Partners' legal liability to you in connection with your
use of this Site and its use of your information.
References in this section to "this Site"
shall be construed as references to "this Site and the
Nothing on this Site or in these terms and conditions shall
exclude or limit any duty or liability to the extent that such
exclusion or limitation is not permissible under applicable law or
regulation, nor exclude or limit any duty or liability that Apax
Partners may owe under the FSMA 2000 and rules made pursuant to it,
and the remainder of these 'No warranties and limitations of
liability' provisions should be read accordingly. To the extent
that any Information concerns companies related and/or affiliated
to Apax Partners, those companies may not be subject to the US or
UK regulatory system and certain protections and compensation
provisions may not be available to you.
This Site is provided "as is" and "as available" and we give no
conditions, warranties, representations or guarantees of any kind
express or implied in respect thereof. Specifically, without
limitation, we do not warrant that: you will be able to use or
access this Site or that it will continue to be made available in
its current or any other form; this Site, or any applications or
materials of whatever nature made available on or downloaded from
this Site, will be free from Viruses, defects and third party
rights, or be compatible with your equipment; this Site will be fit
or appropriate for any purpose, accurate, adequate or complete.
We will not be liable to you for any loss or damage (direct or
indirect) arising from or in connection with: any Virus associated
with this Site, materials or applications made available on it;
your use or inability to use this Site at any time or any delay or
interruption in the availability or delivery of all or any part of
this Site; your use of, or access to any website or resource to
which you have gained access by means of links on this Site; any
error or omission in the Information; any decision made or action
taken in reliance on the Information; or any failure by you to
comply with any applicable laws or regulations.
We will not be liable to you, whether for any representation,
statement or tortious act or omission (including negligence),
breach of contract or otherwise, for any loss or damage of whatever
nature suffered by you (including, without limitation, direct loss
or damage, indirect or consequential loss or damage, loss of
goodwill, loss of business opportunity, loss of data or loss of
profit) arising out of or in connection with any use of, or
inability to use this Site, or any application or other material on
or associated with this Site, regardless of whether Apax Partners
was aware of the likelihood of such loss or damage occurring.
You agree that the limitations and exclusions set out in these
terms and conditions are reasonable having regard to the relevant
circumstances, and in particular the limited use you are permitted
to make of this Site and the fact that your access to and use of
this Site is free. You further agree not to challenge the
reasonableness of any of these limitations and exclusions.
All intellectual property rights in this Site and the
Information are, and shall remain, the property of Apax Partners
and its licensees. You will not acquire any proprietary rights in
this Site or Information (or any part thereof) and agree not to
infringe, challenge, bring into disrepute or prejudice the right or
title of Apax Partners' and/or its licensees in any such
In consideration for you accepting, and abiding by, these terms
and conditions, Apax Partners grants you the right to access and
use this Site and use, download and print-copies of the
Information, for your own, private, non-commercial purpose in
connection with obtaining information and services from Apax
Partners, at all times for information purposes only. You may only
download or print individual pages and/or sections of this Site
provided that you do not remove any copyright or other proprietary
notices. You may not otherwise use or access any part of this Site
and/or the Information and, in particular, you agree not: to copy,
to issue copies of, to rent or lend, to sub-license, to assign, to
communicate (by electronic means or otherwise), to link into, or to
make adaptations of, any part of this Site and/or the Information;
and to translate, convert to another programming language,
decompile, disassemble, or reverse engineer any application
contained on this Site; directly or indirectly, nor to authorise,
enable or assist any third party to do so.
This Site is not directed at any person in any jurisdiction
where (by reason of that person's nationality, residence or
otherwise) the publication or availability of this Site is
prohibited. Persons in respect of whom such prohibitions apply must
not access the relevant pages on this Site. Those who access this
Site do so on their own initiative and are responsible for
compliance with applicable local laws and regulations; legal advice
should be sought in cases of doubt.
If any provision of these terms and conditions is or becomes
(whether or not pursuant to any judgment or otherwise) invalid,
illegal or unenforceable in any respect under the law of any
jurisdiction: the validity, legality and enforceability under the
law of that jurisdiction of any other provision; and the validity,
legality and enforceability under the law of any other jurisdiction
of that or any other provision, shall not be affected or impaired
in any way thereby.
Governing law and
These terms and conditions, and all matters connected with them,
are governed by the laws of England and Wales. The courts of
England have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute,
controversy or claim arising from or connected with these terms and
conditions, including regarding the formation, validity or
termination of these terms and conditions.