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The Company, InvestInvent Funds SICAV plc, is a collective investment scheme established as a multi-fund company with variable share capital. It is organised under the laws of Malta as a multi-fund company with variable share capital (SICAV) pursuant to the Companies Act, Chapter 386 of the Laws of Malta. The Company’s initial registered name was InvestInvent Wind Energy Fund SICAV plc and it was licensed on the 31st August 2005 as a multi-class company with variable share capital. The structure of the Company has now changed to a multi-fund Company and the registered name has also changed to ‘InvestInvent Funds SICAV plc’. The Company is licensed by the MFSA as an Alternative Investment Fund in terms of the AIFMD.
The assets of InvestInvent Wind Energy Fund will be invested globally in private equity of ecologically valuable projects that offer attractive long-term investment returns primarily in areas such as wind energy related and infrastructure related projects. The assets of the Fund may also be invested in other asset classes within the same industry sector, such as publicly traded equity, bonds and other debt securities.
Although the Fund as a whole is expected to focus its investing activities primarily in private equity, a portion of its capital (up to 25% of its assets) may be invested in other asset classes, such as publicly traded equity, bonds or other debt instruments. Money held by the Fund in reserve pending investment, to pay expenses, prior to distribution to shareholders, or for any other reason, may be invested in cash and cash equivalents, including short-term instruments issued by recognized financial institutions and money market funds.
There is no restriction on the allocation of the Fund assets as far as countries and/or regions, subject that the Fund shall invest mainly in companies whose business activities are linked – directly and/or indirectly – to the industry sector being targeted by the Fund as described in the Investment Objectives.
The global objectives of the company – to have stable cash flows that, if generated, will be distributed to shareholders annually.
InvestInvent is also enthusiastic to work further on and be part of those who focus on improvements of the global ecological situation.
The Investment Committee has delegated the day-to-day investment management of the assets of the Fund to InvestInvent AG (the “Portfolio Manager”). InvestInvent AG has its registered office at Schifflände 26, 8001 Zürich, Switzerland and is experienced in financial advisory services, project and structured finance and capital markets transactions in infrastructure and energy related areas. The Portfolio Manager will execute the day-to-day transactions within the investment guidelines set by the Investment Committee and in accordance with the investment objectives, policy and restrictions described in the Memorandum.
The Portfolio Manager is authorized as an asset manager of collective investment schemes by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA).
Dr. David Griscti TEP LL.M. (Lond); LL.D. is a founding partner of David Griscti & Associates Law Firm, a legal consultancy firm. He holds a doctorate in law from the University of Malta and a Master’s degree in Commercial and Corporate Law from the University of London. His area of practice is predominantly financial services law, with an emphasis on Securities Law, in particular Investment Funds, Fund Managers and Securities Transactions. Dr. David Griscti is also secretary to the Board of the Company.
Ms. Alexia Busuttil is a Maltese national and holds a B.Com (Hons) Banking & Finance degree which was obtained from the University of Malta in 2000. Ms. Busuttil also attended a number of financial services courses and obtained the International Capital Markets Qualification in 2001. She started her financial services career in October 2000 with an established investment advisor in Malta, following which she joined PricewaterhouseCoopers for a 3 year period where she focused on Corporate Services. Alexia has over 10 years’ experience in the investment services industry. She joined David Griscti & Associates, in 2005, following which she was appointed as director on a number of investment services companies. She also focused on compliance and MLRO services. She resigned from David Griscti & Associates in November 2015 to focus more on non-executive/independent directorships.
Mr. Grant Harper is CEO of InvestInvent AG, Zurich (Swiss citizen and residing in Zurich, Switzerland). Educated in Switzerland and qualified as an architect, Mr Harper has studied, evaluated and promoted renewable energies as capital investment and has developed new private equity models for wind power financing. Mr Harper pioneered the Swiss Capital Market with the first direct investment wind energy fund. Before joining InvestInvent AG, Grant Harper held a senior management positions with global investment banks such as Merrill Lynch. Prior to this Mr. Harper was a Member of General Management with Korea Development Bank. Mr. Harper currently occupies the post of President of the Swiss-Maltese Chamber of Commerce.
Nicholas Bianco, CFA is a director of Main Street Ltd, a boutique M&A house providing specialist M&A advisory services while assisting clients in navigating their corporate finance challenges. Nicholas worked at Mediterranean Bank before co-founding Main Street. He was responsible for evaluating prospective primary and secondary market investments within the Western European leveraged finance universe. He was directly responsible for a portfolio of credits of~€250m in the TMT, Packaging and Chemical space. Prior to that, Nicholas was an analyst at Oceanwood Capital Management, a European focused, event-driven hedge fund, where he was part of a small team analysing special situations across the capital structure. Nicholas graduated from the University of Malta with B.Com (Hons.) in Banking and Finance and is a CFA® charterholder.
Mr. Grant Harper – Voting member
Mr. Peter Zihlmann – Voting member
Mr. Peter Zihlmann has built up a respected reputation in the investment management industry having managed his own investment funds for a number of years. Mr. Zihlmann has gained first hand expertise in energy investments, having managed his very own energy fund under the “Timeless” brand and also as an independent asset manager. Mr. Zihlmann is the founder of P. ZIHLMANN INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT AG, founded in 1994, which is a member of the Swiss Association of Asset Managers (SAAM), the leading industry association of independent asset managers in Switzerland, and Timeless Asset Management Limited, Malta, the latter being a MiFID firm licensed in Malta by the MFSA.
Mr. Thomas Goldvinger – Voting member
Thomas Goldvinger has been working in the financial industry since 1997 and was a founding member of Goldvinger Vermögensverwaltungs Ges.m.b.H. in Austria. He is the founder and CEO of the Altruid Systems Group of Companies in Slovakia, Switzerland and Malta which are specialized in the conceptual and technical implementation of algorithm based trading solutions for institutional clients.
Dr. David Griscti TEP; LL.M. (Lond); LL.D. – Non-Voting member