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Man OM-IP Essential

Man OM-IP Essential
Cash Rebate 4.00%
Closing Date CLOSED
Minimum Investment $5,000
Maturity Date 31 August 2015
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Over 120 international markets
over 90 specialist managers
1 NAB Guarantee+

Seeking to take advantage of market trends and provide access to new opportunities, Man OM-IP Essential combines two complementary investment opportunities:

The AHL Alpha Program – a systematic computer driven program managed by Man Investments in London. The AHL Alpha Program has achieved a compound annual return of 17.1% since its inception^ and forms the foundation of the Man OM-IP Essential investment strategy.
 
RMF LEAP
– currently investing in over eight different strategies and managed by RMF Investment Management, Nassau branch, RMF LEAP seeks to access new and innovative markets and strategies.

It has achieved a compound annual return of 9.6%^ since its inception in June 2006.


Man OM-IP Essential seeks to provide access to a diversified portfolio of investments over a medium term of 7 years and the following benefits:

Performance: aims to generate medium term capital growth* in both rising and falling markets.

Security: the NAB Guarantee+.

Diversification: low correlation with the performance of investments in stocks, property and bonds.

An investment in Shares is subject to the key risks described in Section 4 of the Prospectus. Investors should carefully read the Prospectus and talk to their licensed financial advisor before making an investment decision.

The past performance of the AHL Alpha Program, approximately 62.5% of the investment exposure of Man OM-IP Essential, is compared to Australian and global stockmarket indices in the chart below:

AHL Alpha Program vs Australian and global stockmarket indices
September 1995 to February 2008^


Source: Page 8 of the Prospectus

Note
The chart is expressed in log scale to uniformly illustrate percentage changes each month. It shows an index of the performance of the AHL Alpha Program and are the actual trading results of Man AHL Alpha plc (net of all current fees). The fees that will apply to Man OM-IP Essential will be in accordance with those set out in Section 8 of the Prospectus and are different from the fees payable by Man AHL Alpha plc. It is not designed to predict the future performance of Man OM-IP Essential or the AHL Alpha Program.

Key facts

Issue opens

16 June 2008
Issue closes 15 August 2008
Investment objective Aims to generate medium term capital growth* in both rising and falling markets with the security of the NAB Guarantee+.
Investment approaches An investment using two complementary investment approaches, the AHL Alpha Program and RMF LEAP.
Investment exposure The initial investment exposure will be 120% for each A$1.00 invested. The Investment Manager will seek to gradually increase this investment exposure to 160% of the Net Asset Value per Share.
NAB Guarantee+ The NAB Guarantee provides Shareholders on the Maturity Date with a Capital Guarantee to protect their initial investment and a Rising Guarantee to lock in a portion of any net new trading profits (subject to the terms of the NAB Guarantee set out in Appendix A of the Prospectus).
Fees The table in Section 8 of the Prospectus sets out the fees and costs of the Company and the Trading Subsidiary.
Maturity Date 31 August 2015

Liquidity

Shares can be sold or redeemed on a monthly basis at 98% of the NAV (or at 100% of the NAV after 30 September 2011) subject to the terms and conditions in Section 12 of the Prospectus.
Sponsor Man Investments Australia
Shares A$1.00 each (fully paid)

Minimum investment

A$5,000 and then in multiples of A$1,000.

Man Investments – a part of the Man Group
The Investment Manager of the OM-IP funds is Man Investments, a wholly owned subsidiary of Man Group plc, one of the world’s largest alternative asset managers.

Established in 1783 and listed on the London Stock Exchange, Man Group plc has a market capitalisation of more than US$19.3 billion (as at 31 December 2007) and approximately US$75 billion under management. It employs approximately 1,600 people in 13 countries with key centres in London, Switzerland, Chicago, New York, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Sydney.

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Subject to the terms of the NAB Guarantee set out in Appendix A of the Prospectus. Investors should consider the key risks set out in Section 4 of the Prospectus in particular under the headings ‘The NAB Guarantee’ and ‘Early redemption’.

^ Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. Performance figures are calculated net of all fees as at 29 February 2008.
* The aim to generate medium term capital growth is based on the past performance of the AHL Alpha Program (see Section 6 of the Prospectus).
Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance.

Funds under management as at 31 March 2008.

Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance.

The information above is published by Man Investments Australia Limited (‘MIA’) ABN 47 002 747 480.

Offers of Shares will be made in the Prospectus issued by Man OM-IP Essential Limited dated 18 April 2008. Investors wishing to acquire Shares will need to complete the Application Form attached to the Prospectus.

Terms capitalised and used in this document have the same meaning as in the Prospectus. This information has been prepared without taking into account anyone’s objectives, financial situation or needs so before acting on it consider its appropriateness to your circumstances. Persons considering investing in the Shares should carefully read all of the Prospectus before making an investment decision. Man OM-IP Essential Limited is a new company with no actual trading history. This material is not suitable for US Persons.

The Shares are not deposits or other liabilities of the National Australia Bank or its subsidiaries and neither the National Australia Bank, its subsidiaries, the Man Group nor the directors guarantees the performance of the Company. Neither the Company nor the Man Group is a member of the National Australia Bank group. Investment in the Shares is subject to investment risk, including possible delays in payment and, except as provided in the NAB Guarantee, loss of income and principal invested. National Australia Bank does not in any way stand behind the capital value or performance of the Shares or the investments made by the Company, except as provided in the NAB Guarantee.

MIA is a subsidiary of Man Group plc. Members of the Man Group provide services to Man OM-IP Essential Limited. MIA will receive remuneration in relation to your investment in Man OM-IP Essential Limited. A portion of the fees and salaries paid to MIA staff may be attributable to the provision of general financial product advice in relation to Man OM-IP Essential Limited.

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