QUAERO CAPITAL has joined forces with the Spanish arm of the European Financial Planning Association (EFPA) to promote continuous education for financial advisers. Courses, conferences and seminars will allow participants to get different EFPA certificates before MiFID comes into force: European Investment Assistant (EIA), European Investment Practitioner (EIP),European Financial Advisor (EFA) and European Financial Planner (EFP). These trainings comply with the requirements of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA).
QUAERO CAPITAL will support ESPA Spain’s task of certification, as well as other projects of the Association, in order to adapt the offer of financial products to current legislation and recommendations. EFPA Spain will assist QUAERO CAPITAL in the development of initiatives promoting innovation in portfolio management and the design of financial instrument.
Following this agreement, EFPA Spain now has 57 corporate partners, including some of the main domestic and international banking entities and asset managers.
QUAERO CAPITAL and London based Asian fund management specialist Tiburon Partners today announce that, subject to FCA and FINMA approval, they will join forces.
The tie-up, under the QUAERO CAPITAL brand, will form a single business managing more than USD 2.3 billion.
In line with the shared boutique philosophy the combined business will remain 100% employee owned and continue to focus on highly concentrated, actively managed, value strategies.
QUAERO CAPITAL CEO Jean Keller said, “We are delighted to be joining forces with another excellent value specialist as our skills and expertise are wholly complementary. We are also excited to have a substantial presence in London – one of the key centres for investment talent in the world.”
Tiburon Partners’s senior partner Rupert Kimber said, “QUAERO CAPITAL’s managers think and work like us. They have a similar investment approach based on value orientated, concentrated portfolios. So, naturally, we are keen to partner with a firm which shares our philosophy, and can take our offering more widely around Europe.“
In this article published in Le Temps, our senior fund manager Michaël Malquarti explains his opinion on the bitcoin.
An expert of the monetary system, he takes to pieces the arguments justifying the dizzying rise of the cryptocurrency. Not being legal tender and with no consensus on its value, the bitcoin in fact is worth nothing…
QUAERO CAPITAL has added to its investor offering an Accessible Clean Energy fund managed by Martina Turner and Zoë VanderWolk, to capture increasing investor interest in the switch to alternative clean energy sources worldwide.
The USD32 million UCITS fund, a Luxembourg domiciled SICAV registered for Pan-European distribution in different countries, will be marketed to institutional and professional investors across Europe and the UK. It is a high conviction, active strategy which strengthens the sector funds offering from QUAERO CAPITAL.
QUAERO CAPITAL has introduced Arrash Zafari’s ‘New Europe’ equity fund into the UK.
The introduction of Zafari’s New Europe fund, extends QUAERO CAPITAL’s existing European small and mid (SMID) cap capabilities to include companies from Eastern Europe, as well as other ‘peripheral’ states, such as Greece, Turkey and Russia.
In his last column published in Le Temps of 4 September 2017, our CEO Jean Keller explains why the energy revolution has really started. It will however will need massive investments from the public sector to modernize its electric infrastructure and adapt its sources of income.