OpenFunds obtains licence from FINMA as Legal Representative for retail / non-qualified investors funds in Switzerland!
OpenFunds Investment Services AG ("OpenFunds") is an independent company established under Swiss law and is licensed and supervised by the Swiss Financial Supervisory Authority ("FINMA") to act as legal representative and as distributor for foreign collective investment schemes for qualified investors in Switzerland since 2014.
OpenFunds with offices in Zurich, Geneva and Lugano is proud to announce that since 15th February 2018 it is licensed and supervised by FINMA to also act as legal representative and distributor for non-qualified investors/retail investors funds in Switzerland.
The Legal Representation team, headed by Roger Stoffel, has together more than 40 years' experience in the fund industry specialized in Legal Representation.
For additional information and special offers please contact:
Roger Stoffel, Head of Legal Representative Services, OpenFunds Investment Services Ltd., firstname.lastname@example.org, Telephone: +41 44 500 31 08
New strategic partnership with Absolute Return Partners LLP
Kroma and OpenFunds will initially market a multi-manager fund investing in direct lending strategies advised by ARP to their respective network of professional investors in the Middle East & Switzerland respectively.
Technology meets Finance. Introducing the new OpenFunds App
OpenFunds is very proud to announce the publication of the new App in the Apple and Google stores.
The OpenFunds App is a very user-friendly tool, on mobile access. You can find all the information regarding the funds such as legal documents, monthly factsheets with performance updates, publications, newsletters, events, live surveys and an overview of the fund managers' meetings. All this ready to be downloaded, printed or shared directly with your mobile device.
Tundra Comment - Pakistan: Where do we go from here?
Since the peak on May 24th earlier this year, the Pakistan equity market has corrected significantly. From peak to bottom the MSCI Pakistan Index Net TR fell 32% in USD, and 38% in SEK to the bottom on September 7th. It is natural for investors to wonder whether this is a buying opportunity or a sign of worse times to come.
Debt-to-Equity Ratio: the past, the present and the "new normal"?
A number of reports have come out over the last few years which put forward the view that investors will have to come to terms with lower returns going forward than they are used to from the past several decades. The argument often boils down to: with rates, as low as they are, either bond returns will be low, or, if rates rise, stocks performance will be hurt. Here is one perspective on the stock performance portion of that statement.
Addressing the funding gap in post-Brexit Britain
Craig Reeves, CEO and founder of Prestige Asset Management wrote the following article. Thursday the 24th of August 2017, Craig is visiting Zurich. If you are a qualified investor and would like to meet him, please let us know and send us a message.
Anarosa Funds (Lux) - Gate of India
OpenFunds has entered into a collaboration with Anarosa Asset Management to distribute Anarosa Funds (Lux) - Gate of India ('Gate of India Fund'), a Luxembourg SICAV UCITS V investing in Indian equities.
ABR Dynamic Funds builds for scale
Taylor Lukof is founder and CEO of ABR Dynamic Funds, LLC, in New York. ABR invests firm and client capital through separately-managed accounts in quantitative-driven strategies in US-based equities, futures and options. Lukof will be in Switzerland in June, on the 8th and 9th in Geneva and on the 12th and 13th in Zurich and Liechtenstein. Opalesque, the leading source for "Premium Alternative News", interviewed ABR. This article captures ABR's rich trading history and ambitious future: they are building their firm for scale.
The role of UK lending funds is increasing in the post-Brexit world
The investment management industry has become even more critical in the UK's non-bank finance market.
||Founder and CEO of Prestige Asset Management, Vice Chairman of OpenFunds Investment Services AG
Interest in the UK as a market for investment does not seem to have dissipated in the wake of the Brexit vote. Foreign investors see an opportunity from the weaker British pound to increase their exposure and there is also considerable interest in the long-term prospects for the UK economy and the yields to be earned from effectively managed lending strategies.
Frontier Markets, a possibility according to Tundra Fonder's CIO Mattias Martinsson [PART 2]
Mattias Martinsson is Chief Investment Officer and partner of Tundra Fonder AB, a Swedish asset manager specialising in Frontier Markets. Martinsson, who regularly visits Switzerland, will be again in Switzerland in May, on the 8th and 9th May in Geneva and on the 10th and 11th in Zurich. In this two-part interview with MarketPlus, he explains what is particular about Frontier Markets and the peculiarity of Tundra Fonder in this regard.