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The information available at the website https://chartered-investment.com (hereinafter including its sub-pages, the "Website") has been issued and published by Chartered Investment Germany GmbH (hereinafter "Provider", "we" or "Chartered Investment"). The information made available for use on the Website (hereinafter the "Contents") is given for information purposes only.

Name and address
Chartered Investment Germany GmbH
Fürstenwall 172a/6. OG
40217 Düsseldorf
Federal Republic of Germany

Legal form and legal representative
Legal form: Private limited liability company pursuant to German law (Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung - GmbH)
Managing Director: Daniel Maier

Contact
Phone: 0049 211 / 9367 8250
Email: info(at)chartered-investment.com

Corporate register
HRB 71114 local court (Amtsgericht) of Düsseldorf, Germany

Value added tax identification number
DE291591992

Responsible person for content according to Art. 18 para. 2 of the German media state treaty (Medienstaatsvertrag - MStV)
Daniel Maier

Responsible person according to Section 5 of the German Telemedia Act (Telemediengesetz - TMG)
Daniel Maier

Supervisory authority
Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht (BaFin)
Marie-Curie-str. 24-28, 60439 Frankfurt, Germany
Postfach 50 01 54, 60391 Frankfurt, Germany
Phone: 0049 228 / 4108 - 0
Fax: 0049 228 / 4108 - 123
Email: poststelle(at)bafin.de

BaFin licence to provide financial services
Chartered Investment Germany GmbH holds a licence in accordance with § 32 KWG to operate investment brokerage, investment advice and proprietary business. When providing financial services, Chartered Investment Germany GmbH is not authorised to acquire ownership or possession of client funds or securities.

Statutory protection scheme
Chartered Investment Germany GmbH is assigned to the Compensatory Fund of Securities Trading Companies (Entschädigungseinrichtung der Wertpapierhandelsunternehmen - EdW) (www.e-d-w.de).

Content of this Website and third party content
The Provider is responsible for its own information provided on the Website for use in accordance with general laws.

This Website is based on information from sources that the Provider considers reliable and that have been carefully selected by the Provider in good faith. However, no guarantee is given for the correctness, completeness, topicality or quality and constant availability of the Contents.

The Provider expressly reserves the right to change, supplement or delete Contents without prior notice or to discontinue publication temporarily or permanently.

The Provider is not obliged to monitor the information transmitted or stored by him or to search for circumstances indicating illegal activity. Despite careful examination, the Provider therefore accepts no liability for the content of existing external hyperlinks. The content of such linked sites is the sole responsibility of their operators. Upon becoming aware of any infringements, the Provider will remove these links immediately.

The Provider is not liable for any damages arising in connection with browsing this Website, its Contents or in any other way in connection with this Website. No liability is accepted for any damage caused by computer viruses when calling up or downloading data or when installing or using software.

Warning for persons resident abroad
This Website is only intended for persons who are resident in the Federal Republic of Germany. All other internet users are not authorised to access it. Access to the Contents of this Website my be subject to restrictions for certain persons or countries. None of the services, products, platforms or information  concerning individual securities is directed at persons from countries that prohibit these services, products, platforms or information concerning individual securities: Any person interested in such services, products, platforms or information relating to individual securities should consult his or her own advisor as to whether it is permitted for legal and tax reasons to use any services.

Important information for US persons
The Contents are expressly not directed at natural persons who are resident in the United States of America, are US citizens or companies that are organised or founded under the laws of the United States of America.

No pre-contractual  relationship or contractual relationship
By visiting this Website and consuming information from the Website, users or third parties who gain access to the information on the Website do not become clients of Chartered Investment Germany GmbH, nor does Chartered Investment Germany GmbH incur any pre-contractual or contractual obligations or responsibilities towards this user or third parties. The Contents are not to be understood as a request to initiate a transaction or as an offer to buy or sell securities.

No advertising, recommendation or advice
The Contents of this Website do not constitute any advertisement, recommendation, financial, investment or other advice in relation to securities or other financial instruments an do not constitute an offer or solicitation to buy or sell securities or other financial instruments. Neither the Provider itself nor the management or employees of the Provider assume any liability for the consequences of decisions made on the basis of the information on this Website.

No financial analysis
The information contained on this Website does not constitute financial analysis within the meaning of the German Securities Trading Act (Wertpapierhandelsgesetz) and may differ from the Contents published by the Provider on securities.

Intellectual property
The Website is subject to German and international copyright law, trademark and database law and intellectual property law.

Any representation, distribution or reproduction of the Contents of this Website and any sale, resale, redistribution or any other action aimed at making this content available to third parties in any way whatsoever is prohibited without the prior written consent of the Provider. Failure to comply with these restrictions constitutes counterfeiting and will be prosecured under both civil and criminal law. Only reproduction in paper form is permitted under the conditions of use for purely personal purposes.

Any trademarks used on the Website are protected and their reproduction is prohibited.

Applicable law
The laws of the Federal Republic of Germany apply exclusively to the Website.

Personal data
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Cookies
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Information on the strategies for the inclusion of sustainability risks in investment decision-making or investment advisory processes of Chartered Investment Germany GmbH ("CIG").

(Art. 3 and 4 Regulation 2019/2088)

Regulation 2019/2088 on sustainability-related disclosure requirements in the financial services sector requires financial advisors that provide investment advice, such as CIG, to disclose on the website, in accordance with Articles 3 and 4 of this Regulation, information on their strategies in incorporating sustainability risks and in considering the main adverse impacts on sustainability factors in their advisory activities.

Sustainability risks are environmental, social or governance events or conditions, the occurrence of which may have an actual or potential adverse impact on the value of investments. These sustainability risks are taken into account in all our business activities and receive constant attention.

The "sustainability factors" are considered to be relationships from the areas of "environment, social and corporate governance (so-called ESG factors), respect for human rights and the fight against corruption and bribery".

We consider the most significant negative impacts on sustainability factors when performing financial services. To identify and weight the most significant sustainability impacts, CIG will consider issuers' reporting of non-financial risks. In doing so, the Institute may also use third-party evaluation of the respective issuers.

With regard to the content, methods and presentation of sustainability indicators for adverse aspects, the Institute will be guided by the publications of the relevant supervisory authorities.

CIG does not promote environmental or social features or a combination of these features with the recommended financial products. Nevertheless, ESG criteria are an important issue for us, as sustainability risks can have a more or less negative impact on the return of an investment.

In this respect, we consider the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) promoted by the United Nations, which were launched with the aim of developing principles for responsible securities management, to be a meaningful initiative that we follow. This means:

  1. We will incorporate ESG issues into the analysis and decision-making processes in our investment advisory services.
  2. We will be an active shareholder as part of our participation policy and consider ESG issues in our advisory work.
  3. We will, as part of our participation policy, encourage companies and entities whose acquisition we recommend to make appropriate disclosure regarding ESG issues.
  4. We will drive acceptance and implementation of the Principles in the investment industry.
  5. We will work together to increase our effectiveness in implementing the Principles.
  6. We will report on our activities and progress in implementing the Principles as part of our reporting obligations.

With regard to the Principles for Responsible Corporate Governance, CIG will follow the recommendations of the German Corporate Governance Code applicable to listed companies to the greatest extent possible.

The Institute's remuneration policy is consistent with the inclusion of sustainability risks. The principles of our remuneration policy ensure that CIG employees are remunerated in a manner that does not conflict with our duty to act in the best interests of customers. There are no incentives under our compensation policy to recommend or broker financial instruments that are not consistent with the client's investment strategy. Our compensation structure does not incentivize inappropriate risk-taking in advisory activities for our clients