The spectrum of services offered by ETHENEA Independent Investors S.A. includes tasks relating to fund establishment and EU-wide sales licensing, administrative service functions, securities transactions, liquidity management, risk controlling, verification of investment limits, daily monitoring of fund values, asset management controlling, and the provision of support to and coordination of the international sales network.
We would like to provide a description of a number of our services below:
As one of the few management companies based in Luxembourg, we handle securities transactions directly. This includes the following activities:
Liquidity management ensures that we are always in a position to meet our payment obligations in a timely manner and that financial funds are invested at the best possible interest rates. To this end, payment flows from financing activities and from the operational business are integrated into continuous planning.
We ensure that the funds we manage are subject to a risk management process that meets statutory requirements in a manner tailored to the individual risk structure. By deploying state-of-the-art technology and processes, we subject the data to analysis and provide uniform controlling and monitoring of the fund's risk structure.
In contrast to risk controlling, which primarily involves the "measurement of risks", investment limit verification relates to verification of the absolute legal and contractual investment limits, such as for the legal form "fonds commun de placement" (FCP, or "collective investment fund") under Part 1 (UCITS) of the Luxembourg Law of 20 December 2002 Relating to Undertakings for Collective Investment:
We monitor the proper booking of all transactions on a daily basis. In this regard, the following points are given special attention:
ETHENEA Independent Investors S.A. also provides support to international sales teams. In this connection, our services include the following: