Summary of Investor Rights
This page contains a summary of your key rights as an investor in an Undertaking for Collective Investment or Alternative Investment Fund managed by Schroder Investment Management (Europe) S.A. (“SIM EU”), for the purposes of the Cross Border Distribution Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2019/1156). It is not an exhaustive list of all rights and your rights will vary depending on the nature of your investment. Investors should always review the relevant legal documents (“Fund Legal Documents”) for the product (“Fund”) they intend to invest into in their entirety and consult with their professional advisers to understand their rights.
Right to Participate in distributions from the Fund
Investors are entitled to participate in the profits and net assets of the Fund as set out in the relevant Fund Legal Documents. Each Fund may differ in terms of whether they distribute, their distribution frequency and in terms of the basis for calculating the investor’s share of distributions.
Right to Receive Information
Investors may request copies of the Fund Legal Documents (including, as applicable, Articles, Prospectus, Key Investor Information Documents, Key Information Documents, Limited Partnership Agreements, and Private Placement Memorandums) provided that SIM EU shall not be obliged to provide such Fund Legal Documents and reports. Financial reports may be obtained free of charge and upon request from the registered office of SIM EU.
Depending on the nature of the Fund, relevant notifications or other communications to investors concerning their investment in the relevant Fund may be posted on the website www.schroders.lu.
Right to Attend and Vote at Fund Meetings
The right of an investor to participate at a general meeting and to exercise voting rights attached to their investment shall be determined as set out in the relevant Fund Legal Documents.
Right to Redeem Fund interests
Investors in open-ended funds have the right to redemption according to the process set out in the relevant Fund Legal Documents. Investors are reminded that in certain circumstances their right to redeem or, where relevant switch shares or other interests in the Fund, may be suspended. Please refer to the Fund Legal Documents for further details.
Right to Data Privacy
Right to Complain
Any person who would like to receive further information regarding the relevant Fund or who wishes to make a complaint about the operation of a Fund should contact the Compliance Officer, Schroder Investment Management (Europe) S.A., 5, rue Höhenhof, 1736 Senningerberg, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.
Please refer to the complaints handling page for further details
Right to Collective Redress
Within the EU, Directive 2020/1828 on representative actions sets out rules to ensure that a representative action mechanism for the protection of the collective interests of consumers is available in all Member States. Please note this remains subject to implementation by Member States and is due to come into effect from 25 June 2023.
Terminate marketing arrangements within EU member states
SIM EU may decide to terminate marketing arrangements regarding distribution of its funds in the EU. This would be subject to the applicable de-notification process.