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The Fund Industry: Definitions, Structures, Strategies and Regulations

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March 23, 2021 3:30 pm
March 23, 2021 9:00 pm
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5 hrs
€180 + VAT


Tuesday 23/03/2021 - 15:30-21:00

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Course Overview


Mutual Funds are a very widely used financial tool. Investors, professionals and individuals make use of them in order to benefit from the professional investment management and risk diversification.


Cyprus is rapidly emerging as a funds jurisdiction both for UCITS and AIFs. Asset under management grow at a fast pace and more and more people become familiar with these products.


The legislative environment is full and up to date and investors have a lot of options available.


This seminar aims to familiarize participants with basic elements of the funds’ industry, the structures available in Cyprus and the prevailing laws and regulations.



Training Objectives


During this seminar participants will attain an understanding of:


  • The basic notions around investment funds
  • The common things and differences between UCITS and AIFs
  • The available structures
  • The basic legal requirements
  • The ways funds operate



Alex Kartalis

Since 2013 Alexios Kartalis has been the General Manager of GMM Global Money Managers Ltd, a mutual funds (UCITS) and alternative investments (AIF) management company. Prior to his appointment to GMM, Alexios was the General Manager of BNP Paribas Securities Services in Athens for 9 years where he previously served as Head of Operations for 6 years. Alexios also worked in the Securities Department for Citibank Athens.

Having a 24+ years of industry practice, Alexios frequently delivers business trainings in the subjects of AML, CRS & FATCA, Fund Administration and Custody. Furthermore, he has also been an academic instructor of Finance for the New York College.

Alexios received his European MBA in Finance from ESCEM School of Business Management, his Bachelor’s degree in Statistics from Athens University of Economics and Business and is certified as a Hellenic Exchanges Derivatives Clearer, Advanced Licence holder from CySEC and an HRDA trainer.
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