In the press
- MainFirst expands Asset Management
- Launch of a global dividend fund planned
Frankfurt am Main, 10th November 2014 – Thomas Meier will join MainFirst Asset Management as of January 1st 2015. In his new role he will coordinate the equity teams and manage portfolios. As a first product, under the responsibility of the experience fund manager, MainFirst Asset Management plans to launch a global equity dividend fund.
“With Thomas Meier, we add a long-term equity expert to our team who has demonstrated a sustained and high relative performance. He also shares our belief that in the long term we can only add value for our customers through active fund management”, comments Oliver Haseley, Head of Products at MainFirst Asset Management.
Prior to joining MainFirst, Thomas Meier worked as a fund...
MainFirst SICAV, Luxembourg, 17 July 2014 – The MainFirst Top European Ideas Fund (ISIN: C share class LU0308864965) has sold its 22.2% shareholding in the equity capital of MainFirst Holding AG.
The shares have been acquired by Haron Holding AG, a private Swiss holding company owned by Mr. Luca Pesarini. As a result, the Top European Ideas Fund no longer holds any shares in MainFirst Holding AG.
The sale price per share was 3.6% higher than the purchase price on 28 March 2014, the date of acquisition of the shares by the Top European Ideas Fund. The transaction is still subject to approval by the regulatory authorities (*).
The board of directors of MainFirst SICAV has, in addition, determined a change in its investment guidelines, ruling out future investments by any of the...