The Portfolio Manager
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 this Memorandum. The Portfolio Manager is authorized as an asset manager of collective investment schemes by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA).
Bank Frick & Co. Ltd.
The Portfolio Manager
Bank Frick & Co. Ltd. is a Liechtenstein private bank and as such is subordinate to the Liechtenstein supervisory authorities only. It has concentrated on and specializes in investment counselling and asset management for a discriminating international private clientele.
Furthermore, it offers institutional clients its services as a depository bank and payments office for investment undertakings (investment funds) under Liechtenstein law and Maltese Law.
The Board of Directors
InvestInvent Wind Energy Fund
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.
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.
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 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.
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 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.
NON - VOTING MEMBER
Dr. David Griscti TEP; LL.M. (Lond); LL.D.
Administrator & External Valuer
Ahead Wealth Solutions AG
Administrator of the Fund
Ahead Wealth Solutions AG has been appointed as Administrator to the Fund. The Administrator is, inter alia, responsible for maintaining several administrative services such as the calculation of the NAV, accounting services, the processing of subscriptions and redemptions, transfer agency services, share register maintenance and investor relations.
The Administrator is entitled to receive a fee for its administrative services, details of which are given in the section under the heading "Charges and Expenses" and to receive reimbursement for all its out-of-pocket expenses, as more fully described in the Administration Agreement between the Company and the Administrator in relation to the Fund.
Ahead Wealth Solutions AG has been appointed as the External Valuer to the Fund. The External Valuer is responsible for performing a proper and independent valuation of the assets of the Fund in accordance with Appendix B of this Offering Memorandum.