Notice of Applications for Deregistration Under Section 8(f) of the Investment Company Act of 1940, 51474-51475 [E7-17673]

Download as PDF 51474 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 173 / Friday, September 7, 2007 / Notices removed and used for DNA extractions, and the rest will be deposited as voucher specimens in the herbarium of the University of Alabama. The DNA sample will be used for PCR and DNA sequencing. Location: Palmer Station area, Anvers Island. Dates: February 2, 2008 to July 31, 2008. 2. Applicant: Permit Application No.: 2008–019, Sam Feola, Project Manager, Raytheon Technical Services Company, LLC., Polar Services, 7400 S. Tucson Way, Centennial, CO 80112–3938. Activity for Which Permit is Requested: Enter Antarctic Specially Protected Area (ASPA). The applicant plans enter the Avian Island Antarctic Specially Protected Area #117 to move personnel and supplies from ship to shore for a science field camp, and to conduct repairs to an abandoned refuge hut on the south shore of Avian Island. Location: Avian Island (ASPA #117) . Dates: January 10, 2008 to January 31, 2009. Nadene G. Kennedy, Permit Officer, Office of Polar Programs. [FR Doc. E7–17650 Filed 9–6–07; 8:45 am] SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION [Release No. IC–27962] Notice of Applications for Deregistration Under Section 8(f) of the Investment Company Act of 1940 mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES August 31, 2007. The following is a notice of applications for deregistration under section 8(f) of the Investment Company Act of 1940 for the month of August, 2007. A copy of each application may be obtained for a fee at the SEC’s Public Reference Branch (tel. 202–551–5850). An order granting each application will be issued unless the SEC orders a hearing. Interested persons may request a hearing on any application by writing to the SEC’s Secretary at the address below and serving the relevant applicant with a copy of the request, personally or by mail. Hearing requests should be received by the SEC by 5:30 p.m. on September 25, 2007, and should be accompanied by proof of service on the applicant, in the form of an affidavit or, for lawyers, a certificate of service. Hearing requests should state the nature of the writer’s interest, the reason for the request, and the issues contested. Persons who wish to be notified of a hearing may request notification by 18:34 Sep 06, 2007 Jkt 211001 Alliance World Dollar Government Fund, Inc. [File No. 811–7108] SUMMARY: Applicant, a closed-end investment company, seeks an order declaring that it has ceased to be an investment company. On April 13, 2007, applicant transferred its assets to AllianceBernstein Global High Income Fund, Inc., based on net asset value. Expenses of $268,815 incurred in connection with the reorganization were paid by applicant. FILING DATES: The application was filed on July 24, 2007, and amended on August 24, 2007. APPLICANT’S ADDRESS: 1345 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10105. Alliance Global Environment Fund, Inc. [File No. 811–5993] BILLING CODE 7555–01–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 writing to the Secretary, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 100 F Street, NE., Washington, DC 20549– 1090. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Diane L. Titus at (202) 551–6810, SEC, Division of Investment Management, Office of Investment Company Regulation, 100 F Street, NE., Washington, DC 20549–4041. SUMMARY: Applicant seeks an order declaring that it has ceased to be an investment company. On July 31, 2000, applicant made a liquidating distribution to its shareholders, based on net asset value. Expenses of $50,000 incurred in connection with the liquidation were paid by Alliance Capital Management L.P., applicant’s investment adviser. FILING DATE: The application was filed on July 25, 2007. APPLICANT’S ADDRESS: 1345 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10105. First American Strategic Income Portfolio Inc. [File No. 811–21271] SUMMARY: Applicant, a closed-end investment company, seeks an order declaring that it has ceased to be an investment company. Applicant has never made a public offering of its securities and does not propose to make a public offering or engage in business of any kind. FILING DATE: The application was filed on July 18, 2007. APPLICANT’S ADDRESS: c/o FAF Advisors, Inc., BC–MN–HO5F, U.S. Bancorp Center, 800 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55402. Highland Corporate Opportunities Fund [File No. 811–21766] SUMMARY: Applicant, a closed-end investment company, seeks an order PO 00000 Frm 00071 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 declaring that it has ceased to be an investment company. On December 22, 2006, all of applicant’s shareholders other than Highland Capital Management, L.P. (‘‘Highland’’), applicant’s investment adviser, sold their shares to Highland at net asset value. Subsequently, applicant also made in kind and cash distributions to Highland on December 22, 2006. All of applicant’s outstanding preferred shares were redeemed on December 21, 2006. Expenses of approximately $37,517 incurred in connection with the liquidation were paid by applicant. FILING DATE: The application was filed on July 19, 2007. APPLICANT’S ADDRESS: Two Galleria Tower, 13455 Noel Rd., Suite 800, Dallas, TX 75240. Prudential Pacific Growth Fund, Inc. [File No. 811–6391] SUMMARY: Applicant seeks an order declaring that it has ceased to be an investment company. On November 23, 2003, applicant transferred its assets to Jennison Global Growth Fund, a series of Prudential World Fund, Inc., based on net asset value. Expenses of approximately $91,887 incurred in connection with the reorganization were paid by applicant. FILING DATES: The application was filed on July 3, 2007, and amended on July 26, 2007. APPLICANT’S ADDRESS: Gateway Center Three, 100 Mulberry St., Newark, NJ 07102–4077. J.P. Morgan Fleming Series Trust [File No. 811–21276] SUMMARY: Applicant seeks an order declaring that it has ceased to be an investment company. On April 27, 2007, applicant made a liquidating distribution to its shareholders, based on net asset value. Expenses of $19,550 incurred in connection with the liquidation were paid by applicant’s investment adviser, J.P. Morgan Investment Management Inc., and its affiliates. FILING DATES: The application was filed on June 29, 2007, and amended on August 16, 2007. APPLICANT’S ADDRESS: 245 Park Ave., New York, NY 10167. Torrey Multi-Strategy Partners, LLC [File No. 811–21068] SUMMARY: Applicant, a closed-end investment company, seeks an order declaring that it has ceased to be an investment company. Applicant has never made a public offering of its securities and does not propose to make E:\FR\FM\07SEN1.SGM 07SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 173 / Friday, September 7, 2007 / Notices a public offering or engage in business of any kind. FILING DATES: The application was filed on June 18, 2007, and amended on July 24, 2007. APPLICANT’S ADDRESS: 505 Park Ave., Fifth Floor, New York, NY 10022. The Valiant Fund [File No. 811–7582] Applicant seeks an order declaring that it has ceased to be an investment company. On June 29, 2007, applicant made a liquidating distribution to its shareholders, based on net asset value. Expenses of approximately $512,851 incurred in connection with the liquidation were paid by The Dreyfus Corporation. FILING DATES: The application was filed on July 2, 2007, and amendments thereto on July 27, 2007 and August 22, 2007. APPLICANT’S ADDRESS: c/o The Bank of New York, 101 Barclay St., New York, NY 10286. SUMMARY: Oppenheimer High Yield Fund [File No. 811–2849] SUMMARY: Applicant seeks an order declaring that it has ceased to be an investment company. On October 13, 2006, applicant transferred its assets to Oppenheimer Champion Income Fund, based on net asset value. Expenses of $87,650 incurred in connection with the reorganization were paid by applicant. FILING DATE: The application was filed on July 11, 2007. APPLICANT’S ADDRESS: 6803 S. Tucson Way, Centennial, CO 80112. Equipointe Funds [File No. 811–21508] Applicant seeks an order declaring that it has ceased to be an investment company. On April 13, 2007, applicant made a liquidating distribution to its shareholders, based on net asset value. Expenses of $18,045 incurred in connection with the liquidation were paid by Summit Wealth Management, Inc., applicant’s investment adviser. FILING DATES: The application was filed on June 14, 2007, and amended on August 23, 2007. APPLICANT’S ADDRESS: c/o Gemini Fund Services, LLC, 450 Wireless Blvd., Hauppauge, NY 11788. SUMMARY: mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES First Investors Cash Management Fund, Inc. [File No. 811–2860] SUMMARY: Applicant seeks an order declaring that it has ceased to be an investment company. On January 27, 2006, applicant transferred its assets to First Investors Income Funds, based on net asset value. Expenses of VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:34 Sep 06, 2007 Jkt 211001 approximately $58,921 incurred in connection with the reorganization were paid by applicant. FILING DATES: The application was filed on July 2, 2007, and amended on August 23, 2007. APPLICANT’S ADDRESS: 95 Wall St., New York, NY 10005. Capitol Life Separate Account M [File No. 811–2873] SUMMARY: Applicant, a unit investment trust, seeks an order declaring that it has ceased to be an investment company. On December 5, 2006, applicant’s board voted to approve abandonment of registration because (1) Applicant’s sole purpose is to support certain outstanding variable annuity contracts (VA Contracts) issued in 1981 or earlier by depositor Capitol Life Insurance Company, and (2) there are only 95 beneficial owners of such VA Contracts remaining. Applicant will continue to operate as an unregistered separate account in reliance on Section 3(c)(1) of the 1940 Act until Applicant has no securities remaining outstanding because no VA Contracts remain outstanding. Applicant is not presently making a public offering of its securities and does not propose to make a public offering. FILING DATES: The application was filed on May 21, 2007, and amended on August 1, 2007. APPLICANT’S ADDRESS: 1658 Cole Blvd., Suite 208, Golden, Colorado 80401. For the Commission, by the Division of Investment Management, pursuant to delegated authority. Florence E. Harmon, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. E7–17673 Filed 9–6–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8010–01–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION [Investment Company Act Release No. 27963; 812–13372] SPA ETF Trust and SPA ETF Inc.; Notice of Application August 31, 2007. Securities and Exchange Commission (‘‘Commission’’). ACTION: Notice of an application for an order under section 6(c) of the Investment Company Act of 1940 (the ‘‘Act’’) for an exemption from sections 2(a)(32), 5(a)(1), 22(d), and 24(d) of the Act and rule 22c–1 under the Act, and under sections 6(c) and 17(b) of the Act for an exemption from sections 17(a)(1) and (a)(2) of the Act. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00072 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 51475 Applicants request an order that would permit (a) series of open-end management investment companies, to issue shares (‘‘Shares’’) that can be redeemed only in large aggregations (‘‘Creation Units’’); (b) secondary market transactions in Shares to occur at negotiated prices; (c) dealers to sell Shares to purchasers in the secondary market unaccompanied by a prospectus when prospectus delivery is not required by the Securities Act of 1933 (‘‘Securities Act’’); and (d) certain affiliated persons of the series to deposit securities into, and receive securities from, the series in connection with the purchase and redemption of Creation Units. APPLICANTS: SPA ETF Trust (the ‘‘Trust’’) and SPA ETF Inc. (the ‘‘Adviser’’). FILING DATES: The application was filed on March 14, 2007 and amended on July 13, 2007. Applicants have agreed to file an amendment during the notice period, the substance of which is reflected in the notice. HEARING OR NOTIFICATION OF HEARING: An order granting the application will be issued unless the Commission orders a hearing. Interested persons may request a hearing by writing to the Commission’s Secretary and serving applicants with a copy of the request, personally or by mail. Hearing requests should be received by the Commission by 5:30 p.m. on September 25, 2007, and should be accompanied by proof of service on applicants, in the form of an affidavit, or for lawyers, a certificate of service. Hearing requests should state the nature of the writer’s interest, the reason for the request, and the issues contested. Persons who wish to be notified of a hearing may request notification by writing to the Commission’s Secretary. ADDRESSES: Secretary, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 100 F. Street, NE., Washington, DC 20549– 1090; Applicants, c/o Day Pitney, One Canterbury Green, Stamford, CT 06901. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Keith A. Gregory, Senior Counsel at (202) 551–6815, or Julia Kim Gilmer, Branch Chief, at (202) 551–6821 (Division of Investment Management, Office of Investment Company Regulation). SUMMARY OF APPLICATION: The following is a summary of the application. The complete application may be obtained for a fee at the Public Reference Desk, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 100 F. Street, NE., Washington, DC 20549–0102, telephone (202) 551–5850. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\07SEN1.SGM 07SEN1

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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

[Release No. IC-27962]


Notice of Applications for Deregistration Under Section 8(f) of 
the Investment Company Act of 1940

August 31, 2007.
    The following is a notice of applications for deregistration under 
section 8(f) of the Investment Company Act of 1940 for the month of 
August, 2007. A copy of each application may be obtained for a fee at 
the SEC's Public Reference Branch (tel. 202-551-5850). An order 
granting each application will be issued unless the SEC orders a 
hearing. Interested persons may request a hearing on any application by 
writing to the SEC's Secretary at the address below and serving the 
relevant applicant with a copy of the request, personally or by mail. 
Hearing requests should be received by the SEC by 5:30 p.m. on 
September 25, 2007, and should be accompanied by proof of service on 
the applicant, in the form of an affidavit or, for lawyers, a 
certificate of service. Hearing requests should state the nature of the 
writer's interest, the reason for the request, and the issues 
contested. Persons who wish to be notified of a hearing may request 
notification by writing to the Secretary, U.S. Securities and Exchange 
Commission, 100 F Street, NE., Washington, DC 20549-1090.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Diane L. Titus at (202) 551-6810, SEC, 
Division of Investment Management, Office of Investment Company 
Regulation, 100 F Street, NE., Washington, DC 20549-4041.

Alliance World Dollar Government Fund, Inc. [File No. 811-7108]

Summary: Applicant, a closed-end investment company, seeks an order 
declaring that it has ceased to be an investment company. On April 13, 
2007, applicant transferred its assets to AllianceBernstein Global High 
Income Fund, Inc., based on net asset value. Expenses of $268,815 
incurred in connection with the reorganization were paid by applicant.

Filing Dates: The application was filed on July 24, 2007, and amended 
on August 24, 2007.

Applicant's Address: 1345 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10105.

Alliance Global Environment Fund, Inc. [File No. 811-5993]

Summary: Applicant seeks an order declaring that it has ceased to be an 
investment company. On July 31, 2000, applicant made a liquidating 
distribution to its shareholders, based on net asset value. Expenses of 
$50,000 incurred in connection with the liquidation were paid by 
Alliance Capital Management L.P., applicant's investment adviser.

Filing Date: The application was filed on July 25, 2007.

Applicant's Address: 1345 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10105.

First American Strategic Income Portfolio Inc. [File No. 811-21271]

Summary: Applicant, a closed-end investment company, seeks an order 
declaring that it has ceased to be an investment company. Applicant has 
never made a public offering of its securities and does not propose to 
make a public offering or engage in business of any kind.

Filing Date: The application was filed on July 18, 2007.

Applicant's Address: c/o FAF Advisors, Inc., BC-MN-HO5F, U.S. Bancorp 
Center, 800 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55402.

Highland Corporate Opportunities Fund [File No. 811-21766]

Summary: Applicant, a closed-end investment company, seeks an order 
declaring that it has ceased to be an investment company. On December 
22, 2006, all of applicant's shareholders other than Highland Capital 
Management, L.P. (``Highland''), applicant's investment adviser, sold 
their shares to Highland at net asset value. Subsequently, applicant 
also made in kind and cash distributions to Highland on December 22, 
2006. All of applicant's outstanding preferred shares were redeemed on 
December 21, 2006. Expenses of approximately $37,517 incurred in 
connection with the liquidation were paid by applicant.

Filing Date: The application was filed on July 19, 2007.

Applicant's Address: Two Galleria Tower, 13455 Noel Rd., Suite 800, 
Dallas, TX 75240.

Prudential Pacific Growth Fund, Inc. [File No. 811-6391]

Summary: Applicant seeks an order declaring that it has ceased to be an 
investment company. On November 23, 2003, applicant transferred its 
assets to Jennison Global Growth Fund, a series of Prudential World 
Fund, Inc., based on net asset value. Expenses of approximately $91,887 
incurred in connection with the reorganization were paid by applicant.

Filing Dates: The application was filed on July 3, 2007, and amended on 
July 26, 2007.

Applicant's Address: Gateway Center Three, 100 Mulberry St., Newark, NJ 
07102-4077.

J.P. Morgan Fleming Series Trust [File No. 811-21276]

Summary: Applicant seeks an order declaring that it has ceased to be an 
investment company. On April 27, 2007, applicant made a liquidating 
distribution to its shareholders, based on net asset value. Expenses of 
$19,550 incurred in connection with the liquidation were paid by 
applicant's investment adviser, J.P. Morgan Investment Management Inc., 
and its affiliates.

Filing Dates: The application was filed on June 29, 2007, and amended 
on August 16, 2007.

Applicant's Address: 245 Park Ave., New York, NY 10167.

Torrey Multi-Strategy Partners, LLC [File No. 811-21068]

Summary: Applicant, a closed-end investment company, seeks an order 
declaring that it has ceased to be an investment company. Applicant has 
never made a public offering of its securities and does not propose to 
make

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a public offering or engage in business of any kind.

Filing Dates: The application was filed on June 18, 2007, and amended 
on July 24, 2007.

Applicant's Address: 505 Park Ave., Fifth Floor, New York, NY 10022.

The Valiant Fund [File No. 811-7582]

Summary: Applicant seeks an order declaring that it has ceased to be an 
investment company. On June 29, 2007, applicant made a liquidating 
distribution to its shareholders, based on net asset value. Expenses of 
approximately $512,851 incurred in connection with the liquidation were 
paid by The Dreyfus Corporation.

Filing Dates: The application was filed on July 2, 2007, and amendments 
thereto on July 27, 2007 and August 22, 2007.

Applicant's Address: c/o The Bank of New York, 101 Barclay St., New 
York, NY 10286.

Oppenheimer High Yield Fund [File No. 811-2849]

Summary: Applicant seeks an order declaring that it has ceased to be an 
investment company. On October 13, 2006, applicant transferred its 
assets to Oppenheimer Champion Income Fund, based on net asset value. 
Expenses of $87,650 incurred in connection with the reorganization were 
paid by applicant.

Filing Date: The application was filed on July 11, 2007.

Applicant's Address: 6803 S. Tucson Way, Centennial, CO 80112.

Equipointe Funds [File No. 811-21508]

Summary: Applicant seeks an order declaring that it has ceased to be an 
investment company. On April 13, 2007, applicant made a liquidating 
distribution to its shareholders, based on net asset value. Expenses of 
$18,045 incurred in connection with the liquidation were paid by Summit 
Wealth Management, Inc., applicant's investment adviser.

Filing Dates: The application was filed on June 14, 2007, and amended 
on August 23, 2007.

Applicant's Address: c/o Gemini Fund Services, LLC, 450 Wireless Blvd., 
Hauppauge, NY 11788.

First Investors Cash Management Fund, Inc. [File No. 811-2860]

Summary: Applicant seeks an order declaring that it has ceased to be an 
investment company. On January 27, 2006, applicant transferred its 
assets to First Investors Income Funds, based on net asset value. 
Expenses of approximately $58,921 incurred in connection with the 
reorganization were paid by applicant.

Filing Dates: The application was filed on July 2, 2007, and amended on 
August 23, 2007.

Applicant's Address: 95 Wall St., New York, NY 10005.

Capitol Life Separate Account M [File No. 811-2873]

Summary: Applicant, a unit investment trust, seeks an order declaring 
that it has ceased to be an investment company. On December 5, 2006, 
applicant's board voted to approve abandonment of registration because 
(1) Applicant's sole purpose is to support certain outstanding variable 
annuity contracts (VA Contracts) issued in 1981 or earlier by depositor 
Capitol Life Insurance Company, and (2) there are only 95 beneficial 
owners of such VA Contracts remaining. Applicant will continue to 
operate as an unregistered separate account in reliance on Section 
3(c)(1) of the 1940 Act until Applicant has no securities remaining 
outstanding because no VA Contracts remain outstanding. Applicant is 
not presently making a public offering of its securities and does not 
propose to make a public offering.

Filing Dates: The application was filed on May 21, 2007, and amended on 
August 1, 2007.

Applicant's Address: 1658 Cole Blvd., Suite 208, Golden, Colorado 
80401.

    For the Commission, by the Division of Investment Management, 
pursuant to delegated authority.
Florence E. Harmon,
Deputy Secretary.
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