Art. 10 para 3 CISA provides that professional clients according to Art. 4 para 3 to 5 para 1. And 4 FinSA are deemed to be qualified investors.
- Duly supervised / regulated financial intermediaries such as banks, securities dealers, fund management companies, asset managers of collective investment schemes, central banks and supervised insurance institutions;
- Public corporations, pension funds and enterprises with a professional treasury department;
- High net worth individuals (HNWI) who meet certain requirements and have declared in writing that they wish to be classified as qualified investors (opt-out);