ZUG, Switzerland, July 25, 2014 – Capital Dynamics Limited, part of Capital Dynamics, a global private asset manager, is proud to announce that it has received alternative investment fund manager (AIFM) approval from the UK Financial Conduct Authority.
The AIFM Directive creates a robust, harmonized regulatory framework for the benefit of investors and strengthens the oversight of companies managing alternative investment funds. It enhances the transparency of fund management activities of AIFM-approved funds through increased risk management and reporting requirements.
Stefan Ammann, CEO of Capital Dynamics, says, “At Capital Dynamics, we take pride in our commitment to best practices in private equity fund management. Receiving AIFM approval is a milestone and an important formalization of the best-in-class service that we provide to our clients”.
Capital Dynamics is an independent, global asset manager, investing in private equity and clean energy infrastructure. We are client-focused, tailoring solutions to meet investor requirements. We manage investments through a broad range of products and opportunities including separate account solutions, investment funds and structured private equity products. Capital Dynamics currently has USD 19 billion in assets under management/advisement1.
Our investment history dates back to 1988. Our senior investment professionals average over 20 years of investing experience across the private equity spectrum2. We believe our experience and culture of innovation give us superior insight and help us deliver returns for our clients. We invest locally while operating globally from our London, New York, Zug, Beijing*, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Silicon Valley, Sao Paulo, Munich, Birmingham, Seoul, Brisbane, Shanghai* and Scottsdale offices.
1Capital Dynamics comprises Capital Dynamics Holding AG and its affiliates;assets under management/advisement, as of March 31, 2014, include assets under discretionary management, advisement (non-discretionary), and administration across all Capital Dynamics affiliates. Investments are primarily on behalf of funds managed by Capital Dynamics.
2Average years of experience held by Capital Dynamics’ 20 most-senior investment professionals. *Diligence Capital is a legally separate company operating under a strategic cooperation with Capital Dynamics.