Since news around the severity of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in China first became known, we have been following the global developments in this regard closely and preparing ourselves both from an investment perspective as well as from a business standpoint. Over the past weeks, we have sent out communication letters regarding the impact of COVID-19 on the economy and your investments. The purpose of this communication is to provide you with insight on the actions that we have taken as an organisation to ensure business continuity and to care for, and protect, our employees and clients. In doing so, we have ensured that our team have remained focused on managing your investments and serving you, our clients, through this difficult time.