Offering of Overseas Collective Investment Schemes in Switzerland
Fund selection criteria
The range of collective investment schemes to be distributed correspond to the objective of wholly satisfying the different area of a typical diversified asset allocation.
Selection criteria of collective investment schemes are the following:
The kind of fund and the implemented strategy
Assets under management
Background and professional experience of the Fund Manager and of the Investment Management Team
The Risk Management process applied by the fund managers
The basket of selected Collective Investment Schemes to be distributed will typically respond to the needs of Swiss Indipendent Wealth Managers and their customers. The objective is
to create an offer which will be able to fully and efficiently satisfy most of the areas of a traditional portfolios asset allocation (cash - bonds - equities - commodities - other), with
low correlation and diversification.
Fund selection process
Dislocation / Inefficiency
Riskness - Downside Volatitlity and Bias
Search for Alpha in a UCITS format
Portfolio's Leverage and Concentration
Exposure by strategy
Comparison of UCITS vs Offshore strategies
Mayfair Financial Services Ltd.'s counterparties will typically be:
Fund Managers which have been able to pass the internal due diligence process
Independent wealth managers of the Swiss financial place; each of the investment funds distributed by Mayfair is going to be the result of a careful analysis of the needs of the
clients and of a personalized advisory service
The new distribution regulations are in place in Switzerland
After the 1 st March 2015, when the LICol revision entered into effect, the funds distribution activity is subject to the new rules.
Any subject distributing Collective Investment Schemes to non-qualified investors needs a FINMA authorisation (art. 13 cpv. 1 LICol).