Alert as Preval is victim of identity theft and confusion of identity
PREVAL and its Chairman Thierry Flecchia are victims of identity theft from an unknown source whose purpose is to mislead the recipients of commercial communications and create confusion with PREVAL. Therefore, PREVAL warns the public against solicitations made by an entity referred as “ECP Invest” or “ECPreval Invest” depending on the material. This entity uses false commercial documentation (with unauthorised use of the “PREVAL” logo, its address and usurpation of Thierry Flecchia’s identity) in order to promote an investment “offer”.
ECP Invest, which is the entity that initiated this fraudulent solicitation, makes use of the website “http://www.ecp-invest.com/“, which immediately redirects users to PREVAL’s website.
PREVAL and its representatives do not know ECP Invest and have no connection with this entity, in any form whatsoever. ECP Invest is not authorised to contact potential investors in the name and/or on behalf of PREVAL, or to make reference to PREVAL’s website or any other information concerning PREVAL.
At this stage of our investigations, PREVAL has not been the subject of any computer attack or intrusion. PREVAL has thus not been hacked but is the victim of identity theft taking place independently from the systems controlled by PREVAL. However, we are taking all the actions in our power to put an end to this disorder and this undermining of PREVAL’s integrity, in particular with the judicial and financial sector regulatory authorities.
We urge investors to be very cautious and therefore not to respond to requests from this entity and not to relay them to any third parties in any form whatsoever.
ENTREPRENEURS is an FCP (mutual fund) under French law, approved by the AMF on 2 September 2003.
The fund, eligible for the PEA (Equity savings plan under French law), is invested in a selection of European companies.
We have established a rigorous management process to identify high quality companies with the following characteristics:
- Leaders in markets with high barriers to entry, preferably growing, and profitable.
- Of all sizes of capitalisation.
- A good corporate culture and a good financial situation.
- Driven by competent, honest, engaged capital leaders we have known for years.
- We buy the securities of these companies when we deem them undervalued with a potential for appreciation of more than 50% over a three-year horizon.
It is important to focus on our strongest convictions. We therefore invest in a limited number of securities (30 to 50 securities).
The objective of the fund is to achieve a net return in the medium term above the Stoxx Europe Mid 200 Index, dividends reinvested (and the indices of large European stocks). However, our management significantly deviates from this benchmark.
Our fund's performance
|Entrepreneurs||Mid 200||CAC 40|
|Net asset value as at 13/08/2019||399.13 €||878.65 €||14527.50 €|
|Inception*||299.1 %||293.1 %||192.5 %|
|2019||4.9 %||9.3 %||16.7 %|
|2018||-25.3 %||-11.1 %||-8.0 %|
|2017||11.8 %||16.2 %||12.7 %|
|2016||-2.5 %||1.5 %||8.9 %|
|2015||9.3 %||17.9 %||11.9 %|
|2014||-0.3 %||9.0 %||2.7 %|
|2013||23.2 %||25.2 %||22.2 %|
|2012||19.1 %||22.6 %||20.4 %|
|2011||-6.6 %||-15.0 %||-13.4 %|
|2010||15.3 %||22.7 %||0.6 %|
|2009||29.7 %||44.9 %||27.6 %|
|2008||-27.9 %||-46.0 %||-40.3 %|
|2007||11.6 %||-5.3 %||4.2 %|
|2006||27.1 %||30.2 %||20.9 %|
|2005||46.3 %||31.1 %||26.6 %|
|2004||27.2 %||21.4 %||11.4 %|
|2003*||9.8 %||8.8 %||11.5 %|
*since October 1, 2003
How to subsribe
Before any subscription, you should carefully read the regulatory documents (KIID, prospectus), which can be downloaded by clicking here:
Documentation EntrepreneursYou can subscribe directly via your financial intermediary by telling them the number of fund units you require and the ISIN code.
Legal form: FCP (mutual fund) under French law
The mutual fund is eligible for the PEA (Equity savings plan under French law)
Classification: International equities. The fund is invested at least 75% in European shares eligible for the PEA (Equity savings plan under French law)
UCITS subject to Directive 2014 91 EU amending Directive 2009 65 EC
Fundamental Approach, Contrarian
Approved on: September 2, 2003
Created on: 1 October 2003
ISIN: A Share class: FR0010007542
Custodian: CREDIT INDUSTRIEL ET COMMERCIAL
Appraiser: SOCIETE GENERALE SECURITIES SERVICES
Management fees: A Share class: 1.8%
Performance fees: 20% of the mutual fund’s overperformance compared to the change in the Stoxx Europe Mid 200 Index.
PREVAL is a société anonyme having its registered office at 11 boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg, entered in the Trade and Companies Register under number B190081 PREVAL, acting as a management company subject to the provisions of Chapter 15 of the collective investment schemes act of 17 December 2010, as amended, and authorised and overseen in Luxembourg by the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF).
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