Below you will find the answers to some of the questions we are commonly asked:
Are the Ethna Funds offered as part of a savings plan?
The Ethna Funds can be acquired at all cooperative banks, from independent financial services providers, as well as at banks and savings banks.
Many of our partners also offer the Ethna Funds within the framework of a savings or withdrawal plan, or as part of a life insurance wrapper.
There are no minimum investment amounts.
You can get professional advice and sales documentation free of charge from your investment advisor.
Do the Funds conform to the UCITS directive?
All Ethna Funds are issued as a Luxembourg investment fund in accordance with Part I of the latest version of the Luxembourg Law of 17 December 2010 relating to the UCITS directive.
How and where can I subscribe to the Ethna Funds?
We work closely with our partners – which include private banks in the major/specialist banking sector, cooperative banks and savings banks, insurance undertakings and numerous financial service providers. As well as making a lump-sum investment, many of our financial partners also offer the Ethna Funds within the framework of a savings or withdrawal plan. The Ethna Funds can also be offered as part of a life insurance wrapper. There are no minimum investment amounts.
The Ethna Funds are clearable securities, i.e. you can easily acquire the desired number of shares in the Ethna Funds using the internal order routes of your bank.
Alternatively you can make an order by fax or SWIFT payment to DZ PRIVATBANK S.A., the registrar and transfer agency of the Ethna Funds. Additionally there is the possibility to open an account directly with our registrar and transfer agency DZ PRIVATBANK S.A.
Our funds are mutual funds, which are calculated daily (on each business day in Luxembourg except December 24th and December 31st).
Subscriptions and redemptions can be placed every day before the cut-off time of 17:00 (CET). The order will be settled with the fund price calculated one day after the cut-off date and the value date will be 3 days after the cut-off date.
ETHENEA Independent Investors S.A. does not charge any premiums. Banks, savings banks or agents, however, are at liberty to charge a premium up to the maximum amount stated in the sales prospectus.
Is the management company affiliated with any bank?
ETHENEA is a non bank-affiliated management company.
What is ETHENEA’s investment philosophy?
What is the legal structure of ETHENEA?
ETHENEA Independent Investors S.A. is a Luxembourg-based Management Company incorporated under the laws of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg in the form of a public limited company (société anonyme) and registered with the Luxembourg register of commerce and companies under the number B 155.427. The Company is an authorised Management Company under chapter 15 of the Luxembourg law of 17 December 2010 relating to undertakings for collective investment.
What are the differences between the three Ethna Funds?
What type of reporting do you provide to your clients?
You can download the public fund reporting for retail investors from our fund detail pages.
In addition, we offer an email service for special reports depending on the client group.
List of documents available:
- Factsheet update
- Portfolio overview
- VAR report & Stress Tests
- Solvency II reports
- individual requests
- and others
Please do not hesitate to contact us for more information.
Which paying and information agents are available in my home country?
You will find information on your local paying and information agents on our Legal Notices page.
Who is the custodian bank of the funds?
We have entered into a strong partnership with our custodian bank DZ PRIVATBANK S.A.
Who can I turn to in relation to a due diligence process?
We are available to answer any questions you may have about a due diligence audit. Please do not hesitate to contact our team in Luxembourg.