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About vandaalen
The information on this Site is communicated and issued by Van Daalen & Cie SA (“vandaalen”). vandaalen is regulated by Swiss Association of Asset Managers (“SAAM”) and incorporated in Switzerland (company number CH-660.1.073.991-6) with its registered office at 10bis, rue du Vieux-Collège, 1204 Geneva, Switzerland.
The products referred to on this Site may not be suitable investments for you and you should seek professional investment advice before making a decision to invest in any of the products mentioned on this Site.

Access to this Site
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This Site is not aimed at any US Person (as defined by Regulations S of the US Securities Act 1933) and is not for distribution and does not constitute an offer to or solicitation to buy any securities in the USA.
Certain products may not be available in all jurisdictions and may be restricted by law in certain jurisdictions. Information and documentation about certain products may not be available to all users of this Site. You must not attempt to gain access to areas of this Site other than those made available to investors in your country of residence. This Site, and the information and documentation on it, is not addressed to any person resident in a territory or country or jurisdiction where such distribution would be contrary to local law or regulation
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vandaalen reserves the right to suspend or withdraw access to any page(s) included on this Site without notice at any time and accepts no liability if, for any reason, these pages are unavailable at any time or for any period.

No Advice
The information on this Site is provided for information only and does not constitute, and should not be construed as, investment advice or a recommendation to buy, sell, or otherwise transact in any investment including any products or an invitation, offer or solicitation to engage in any investment activity.
The information on this Site is provided solely on the basis that you will make your own investment decisions and vandaalen does not take account of any investor’s investment objectives, particular needs, or financial situation. In addition, nothing on this Site shall, or is intended to, constitute financial, legal, accounting or tax advice.
It is strongly recommended that you seek professional investment advice before making any investment decision. Any investment decision that you make should be based on an assessment of your risks in consultation with your investment adviser.

Past Performance
To the extent that this Site contains any information regarding the past performance of products, such information is not a reliable indicator of future performance and should not be relied upon as a basis for an investment decision. To the extent that this Site contains any information regarding simulated past performance, such information is not a reliable indicator of future performance and should not be relied on as a basis for an investment decision. Past performance does not guarantee future performance and the value of investments and the income from them can fall as well as rise. No investment strategy is without risk and markets influence investment performance. Investment markets and conditions can change rapidly and investors may not get back the amount originally invested and may lose all of their investment

Risk Warnings
There are significant risks associated with an investment in any products provided by vandaalen. Investment in the products is intended only for those investors who can accept the risks associated with such an investment (including the risk of a complete loss of investment) and you should ensure you have fully understood such risks before taking any decision to invest.
These Terms do not represent a complete statement of risk factors associated with an investment in any of the products. The offering documentation contains risk warnings which are specific to the relevant products. You should consider these risk warnings carefully and take appropriate investment advice before taking any decision to invest.

Information on this Site
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Information posted on this Site is current only as at the date it is first posted and may no longer be true or complete when viewed by you. To the extent that any information on this Site relates to a third party, such information has been provided by that third party and is the sole responsibility of such third party and vandaalen accepts no liability for such information. All content on the Site is subject to modification from time to time without notice. Please contact vandaalen for further information regarding the validity of any information contained on this Site.

Limitation of Liability
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The information on this Site is provided “as is”. To the extent permitted by law, vandaalen, its directors, officers, employees and agents expressly exclude all conditions, warranties, representations and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity. In no event will vandaalen be liable to any person for any indirect, special or consequential damages arising out of any use of, or inability to use, this Site or the information contained on it or on any other hyper-linked site including, without limitation, any lost profits, business interruption, loss of programs or data on your equipment or otherwise, even if vandaalen is expressly advised of the possibility or likelihood of such damages. This does not affect the liability of vandaalen for any loss or damage which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

Data Protection
By using this Site, you are disclosing to vandaalen your status as a professional client. vandaalen may also record your email address and the IP address of the device you use to access this Site. Any information that you might provide in registering for access to view restricted portions of the Site will be held confidentially by vandaalen and will not be passed on to other product companies, other than service providers to any of the products or to regulatory or other government agencies as might be required by law. In connection with the foregoing purposes, vandaalen may transfer your information to, and process your information in, countries in which the data protection laws may not offer an equivalent level of protection for your personal information to the Switzerland. Your details may be used by us to send you information on products and services that we offer. Please advise us if you prefer not to receive such information.

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Applicable Law & Jurisdiction
These Terms and any non-contractual obligations arising from or connected with them shall be governed by and shall be construed in accordance with the laws of Republic and Canton of Geneva.
You agree that the Geneva Courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction in relation to any legal action or proceedings arising out of or in connection with these Terms

Amendment
vandaalen may delete or make changes to these Terms and to the information contained on this Site at any time. Where we make any changes to these Terms, you will be required to accept such changes in order to continue to use the Site. If you do not accept such revised Terms, you may no longer be able to access this Site

Contact Us
If you have any enquiries in relation to this Site or the information on it, please contact vandaalen at enquiries@vandaalen.ch or by calling +41 (0) 22 319 69 59.

 

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Partnerships - InvestInvent - vandaalen

Partnerships – InvestInvent

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.

 

InvestInvent Wind Energy Fund

Investment Fund in Focus
Portfolio Manager
Board Directors
Investment Committee

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.

Permanent Members:

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

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