The fixed income specialists

 

We are specialists in fixed income, headquartered in the City of London and a boutique of the Swiss based Vontobel Group. Since our inception in 2008, we have built a strong reputation for performance, expertise and innovation in our chosen sector.

 

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Persons accessing this website must be either an investment professional or an eligible investor as outlined below:

An ‘investment professional’ is defined to include:

  1. an authorised person (this will include banks, stockbrokers, securities houses, investment managers, insurance companies and financial intermediaries);
  2. a person who is exempt from the requirement for authorisation under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (‘FSMA‘) (this will include appointed representatives of authorised persons, The Bank of England, central banks of other EEA States, The European Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund);
  3. a person whose ordinary activities involve him/her in carrying on a regulated activity as defined in the FSMA (e.g., arranging deals in or advising on investments) to which the financial promotion relates or who it is reasonable to expect will carry on such activity for the purposes of a business carried on by him/her;
  4. a government, local authority or international organisation; and
  5. a person acting in his/her capacity as a director, officer or employee of a person of a type described in paragraphs (i) to (iv) above (i.e. he/she must not be acting on his/her own personal account) whose responsibilities, when acting in his/her capacity as a director, officer or employee of such person, involve him/her in engaging in regulated activities as defined in the FSMA.

An eligible counterparty is defined to include:

  1. an investment firm;
  2. a credit institution;
  3. an insurance company;
  4. a collective investment scheme authorised under the UCITS Directive or its management company;
  5. a pension fund or its management company;
  6. another financial institution authorised or regulated under 2EU2 legislation or the national law of an EEA State
  7. an undertaking exempted from the application of MiFID under either Article 2(1)(k) (certain own account dealers in commodities or commodity derivatives) or Article 2(1)(l) (locals) of that directive;
  8. a national government or its corresponding office, including a public body that deals with the public debt;
  9. a central bank;
  10. a supranational organisation.

Persons who do not meet these criteria cannot proceed any further and must leave the website or select another investor-type suitable and appropriate to their own circumstances.

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