The BISYS Group, Inc., et al.; Temporary Order
Applicants have received a temporary order exempting them from section 9(a) of the Act, with respect to an injunction entered against The BISYS Group, Inc. (``BISYS'') on or about July 27, 2007 by the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (the ``Injunction''), until the Commission takes final action on an application for a permanent order or, if earlier, September 24, 2007. Applicants: BISYS, BISYS Fund Services Limited Partnership, BNY Hamilton Distributors, Inc., Funds Distributor, Inc., Heartland Investor Services, LLC, Mercantile Investment Services, Inc., Performance Funds Distributor, Inc., ProFunds Distributors, Inc. and Victory Capital Advisers, Inc. (collectively, other than BISYS, the ``Underwriter Applicants'', and, together with BISYS, the ``Applicants'').\1\
Notice of Applications for Deregistration Under Section 8(f) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
Applicant 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 Dates: The application was filed on October 25, 2002, and amended on July 18, 2007. Applicant's Address: c/o U.S. Bancorp Asset Management, Inc., U.S. Bancorp Center, 800 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55402.