Legal Information

The content of this website is published by Unigestion SA. Before continuing, please read the LEGAL INFORMATION below relating to the terms of use of the Unigestion website (the “Site”)

1.    Access to the Site
Access to the Site is not allowed to persons coming under a jurisdiction (through their domicile, nationality or any other manner) in which its publication or availability would constitute a violation of the existing laws and regulations. In particular, the Site is not intended for residents of the United States. If you come under such a jurisdiction, you are not authorised to continue and must leave the Site immediately. If you do not come under such a jurisdiction, you can access the Site after having read and accepted the following conditions and terms.

2.    No offer
The information disseminated on the Site does not constitute an offer or a recommendation to make or liquidate an investment or carry out any other transaction. Any investment decision must be based on an analysis of the risks (including any legal, regulatory, tax or other consequence) related to the investment as well as on the relevant and specific advice of an independent professional.

3.    No guarantee
The information and opinions disseminated on the Site are provided by Unigestion based on public information, data developed internally as well as other reputedly reliable sources. Although Unigestion has endeavoured to ensure that this information is as accurate and comprehensive as possible at the time of its publication, no express or tacit guarantee is given in this respect. The content of the Site is likely to be modified at any time and without notice. Only the latest versions of the prospectuses, key investor information documents (KIID) as well as the annual and semi-annual reports of investment funds can be considered as an official fund publication on the basis of which investment decisions are taken.

4.    Performances and risks
Past performance is no guarantee or indicator of future results. The value of investments may go up as well as down. Like any investment, an investment with Unigestion has risks, notably the risk of losing the amount invested.
The risk factors of the financial instruments presented on this Site are described in the fund prospectuses.

5.    Local legal restrictions and specific information
The Site is not intended for persons residing in a country in which the distribution of the financial products presented therein would contravene local laws and/or regulations. Such persons must not access this Site. It is your responsibility to ensure that you are authorised to access it. This Site contains information relating to a large number of financial instruments registered and managed in different jurisdictions. Therefore, you will have to indicate your place of domicile before being able to access the information relating to the said products. Please take note of the fact that private investors’ access to the said information shall be limited to the financial instruments authorised for sale to the public in their country of domicile.

United States of America
None of the financial products mentioned on this Site are or shall be registered according to the “United States Securities Act” of 1933, as amended. Similarly, the investment funds mentioned on this Site are not registered according to the “United States Investment Company Act” of 1940, as amended, and are not destined to be registered. Consequently, the above-mentioned investment funds must under no circumstances be offered or distributed: (i) on the territory of the United States of America, in one of the States or in another political sub-division of the United States, or (ii) to, for the benefit or in favour of US nationals (as defined in Regulation S of the “United States Securities Act” of 1933).

Switzerland
The fund Contract, the Prospectus, the Key Investor Information Document as well as the latest annual and six-monthly reports of Unigestion Swiss Equities and the Prospectus, the Key Investor Information Document as well as the latest annual and six-monthly reports of the Uni-Global mutual fund can be obtained free of charge and upon request from the fund’s management, distributors of funds or the local representative: Unigestion SA, 8c Avenue de Champel, 1206 Geneva.

Austria
The Prospectus, the Key Investor Information Documents, the Articles of Association as well as the latest annual and six-monthly reports of the Uni-Global mutual fund can be obtained free of charge and upon request from the management company, distributors or the local representative: Erste Bank der österreichischen Sparkassen AG, Brandstätte 7-9/1. Stock A-1010 Vienna.

United Kingdom
Unigestion (UK) Ltd fully supports the principles of the Stewardship Code (the “Code”) issued by the Financial Reporting Council in the United Kingdom. Unigestion recognises that the Code is a key component of sound corporate governance and reinforces the responsibilities incumbent on asset managers to ensure that they engage in an effective and constructive dialogue with portfolio management companies in order to best serve the interests of their clients.
Consult the document UK Stewardship Code Disclosures – September 2016.

France
Under its legal and regulatory obligations, Unigestion Asset Management (France) SA has put in place a policy relating to the processing of complaints.
For more information on this policy, please refer to the document Complaint Handling Policy.

Canada
The Unigestion Group carries on business in Canada through Unigestion Asset Management (Canada) Inc. (UAMC) which is registered in every province of Canada (except Newfoundland and Labrador and Prince Edward Island) as a portfolio manager and exempt market dealer and in the provinces of Ontario and Quebec as an investment fund manager.   The services and products described herein are offered only in those jurisdictions and to those persons where and to whom they may lawfully be offered.
In particular, if you access this Site and you are domiciled in Canada, you confirm to be an accredited investor or other prospectus exempt investor.

6.    Taxation
Tax treatment depends on the personal situation of each investor and can be subject to changes. Before taking any investment decision, investors are recommended to resort to the specific advice of a tax professional.

7.    Intellectual property
Unless indicated otherwise, Unigestion is the owner, or holder of the rights, of all the components that make up this Site, notably the data, charts and drawings. Any total or partial reproduction, representation, distribution or redistribution of the content of this Site through whatever process without the prior express authorisation of Unigestion is prohibited.

8.    Links to other websites
This Site may contain hyperlinks to other websites. Navigation to such links is undertaken at your own risk. Unigestion refuses to accept any liability regarding the content and any potential damage caused during visits to sites to which this Site leads through hyperlinks. Users visit the other sites under their own responsibility and at their own risk.

9.    Cookies
Users are informed that during their visits to the site, a cookie can be automatically installed and be stored temporarily in the memory or on their hard disk. A cookie is a component that cannot be used to identify the user but serves to record information relating to the user’s navigation on the website. Cookies are used on the Site solely to record information relating to the user’s navigation on the Site.
Users of the site acknowledge that they have been informed of this practice and authorise Unigestion to use it. They can disable this cookie through parameters contained within their navigation software.

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