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Instreet Link DPA S&P Asia 50 Series VIII

Instreet Link DPA S&P Asia 50 Series VIII
Rebate 1%
Closing Date CLOSED
Minimum Investment $8,250 after 1% rebate
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Access upside growth potential of the Asian stock markets.

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Instreet Link DPA Asia 50 is an investment in a Deferred Purchase Agreement (DPA). The investment aims to provide investors with access to growth in the Asian stock markets in return for a one off upfront payment. The performance of the DPA is linked to the upside performance of the Asian stock markets as measured by the S&P Asia 50 Price Return Index (S&P Asia 50 Index), subject to a specified return Cap for the Series.

An investment in the Instreet Link S&P Asia 50 DPA may suit you if you:
Seek exposure to the Asian stock markets of Hong Kong, South Korea, Taiwan and Singapore for a cost which is a fraction of your notional exposure (eg, $17,500 provides $100,000 exposure for 2 years).
Intend to buy and hold for a maximum term of 2 years, or 3 years.
Do not want ongoing payments.
Want an investment with a defined outcome, on both the upside and downside, where losses are limited to your initial investment amount and gains are limited to the defined Cap level.
Seek an investment which can be used as a portfolio rebalancing tool.
Seek an investment which is suitable for self managed superannuation funds, companies, trusts or individuals.

There is one Series option:

Indicative Cap 27%-30%1 – 2 year term

The actual Cap will be set on the Issue Date. It may be more or less than the indicative Cap shown.

1 The minimum Cap for this is 27%. If the actual Cap is below 27%, the issue of Units will not proceed and your investment will be refunded without interest. The actual Cap will be set on the Issue Date of the Units. It may be more or less than the indicative Cap shown.

Benefits and Features
The Instreet Link DPA Asia 50 seeks to provide you with the following potential benefits and features:

Access upside growth potential of the Asian stock markets
The Instreet Link DPA Asia 50 offers an investor the opportunity to access the potential upside growth of the Asian stock market subject to a Cap. This investment exposure is subject to risks, limitations and conditions, please read the product disclosure statement for further information.

One off upfront payment
The Link DPA Asia 50 provides exposure to the Asian stock market for an Issue Price which is a fraction of the size of the Notional Exposure of the investment. An investor’s potential financial loss is limited to their initial investment.

Simple Documentation
Investors may access by completing the Application Form attached to the PDS.

S&P Asia 50 Index Price Index
The S&P Asia 50 is an equity index drawn from four major Asian markets – Hong Kong, Korea, Singapore and Taiwan. It is designed for investors seeking broad market exposure through an index that is efficient to replicate.

The index constituents are leading, large, liquid, blue chip companies from the Asian markets. Both the weight of each country and that of the sectors reflect the weight of those respective attributes in the universe of stocks from the four countries. The underlying prices for the S&P Asia 50 are collected in local currencies and index levels are released in U.S. dollars and calculated on a real-time basis.

The S&P Asia 50 comprises securities denominated in foreign currencies. Ultimate returns will be expressed in Australian Dollars so there are no foreign exchange exposures on Units which are held to maturity. Please refer to the PDS for further information.


Investment Term 2 years
Buy-Back Dates Quarterly, 6 months after units are issued on the last business day of March, June, September and December.
Investors must lodge their Buy-Back request no later than 10 business days before the relevant Buy-Back Date.
Minimum Underlying Exposure $50,000
Product Issuer Merrill Lynch (Australia) Futures Limited
Reference Index S&P Asia 50 Price Index
2 This timetable is indicative only. The Issuer may, in its discretion, extend or shorten the offer period without prior notice. If this happens, all dates may vary. If the Issuer varies the offer period it may post a notice on the website informing Applicants of the change at

Delivery Asset
The Final Value will be satisfied by the physical delivery of the Delivery Parcel of stocks listed on the ASX. Investors may choose to enter into an agency agreement to have the Delivery Parcel sold on their behalf – in this case the investors will then receive monies with a value equivalent to the Final Value.

The Delivery Parcel is a basket containing equal proportions of ordinary shares in each of the following companies:
Company ASX Code Website
BHP Billiton Limited BHP
Commonwealth Bank of Australia CBA
Telstra Corporation Limited TLS
Westpac Banking Corporation WBC
Woolworths Limited WOW

In the event one or more of the above companies are no longer listed on the ASX or suspended from trading a replacement company from within the S&P ASX 200 Index may be selected or that the basket shall contain only the companies not impacted by such occurrence.

Important Information

Document: This Document has been prepared by Instreet Investment Limited ACN 128 813 016 (Instreet), an Authorised Representative of EA Financial, LP ACN 971 745 471, AFSL 246801, and is current as at 16 July 2009. Instreet is the distribution manager for the Instreet Link Series S&P Asia 50 Index Linked Deferred Purchase Agreements (Instreet LINK DPA Asia 50).

Issuer and PDS:
The Instreet LINK DPA Asia 50 product is issued by Merrill Lynch (Australia) Futures Limited ACN 003 659 674, AFSL 235143 (MLAF) and the issue is arranged by Merrill Lynch Equities (Australia) Limited ACN 006 276 795, AFSL 235132 (MLEA). The Instreet LINK DPA ASX200 is offered in a product disclosure statement dated on or around the 3 August 2009 (PDS). The PDS is available above. In deciding whether to acquire or continue to hold and investment investors should download the PDS and consider its contents.

The information in this Document has not been prepared or reviewed by MLAF, MLEA or any of their affiliates. None of MLAF, MLEA or any of their affiliates makes any statement in this Document, nor do they make any representation or warranty, or accept any responsibility or liability, to any party in relation to any whole or part of such information.

General advice warning:
The information contained in this Document is general information only. It has been prepared without taking account any potential investors’ financial situation, objectives or needs and the appropriateness of this information needs to be considered in that context. Advisers must form their own views on whether the Instreet LINK DPA Asia 50 is appropriate after considering their clients’ objectives, financial situation and needs. We recommend you seek your own legal and taxation advice.

No responsibility or liability is accepted by Instreet or any third party who has contributed to this Document for any of the information contained herein or for any action taken by you or any of your officers, employees, agents or associates.

Past performance:
Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance.


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