Summary of investor rights - October 2021
This document is a summary of the main rights of investors in accordance with the provisions of the European Regulation regarding the cross-border distribution of undertakings for collective investment (Regulation (EU) 2019/1156).
This document is not intended to present an exhaustive list of all the rights available to investors in connection with collective investment undertakings.
This document does not replace the information contained in the prospectus, the KIID offering document or any other document relating to undertakings for collective investment.
These rights may include:
- The right to attend and vote at general meetings
Each investor has the right to attend in person or by proxy and to vote at general meetings of shareholders and / or at any meeting of shareholders of a particular sub-fund in which he is invested.
In the cases referred to in the prospectus, each investor is entitled to a proportional share of the income of the sub-fund in which he is invested.
The distribution of dividends is subject to the provisions as set out in the prospectus and to the legal provisions in force.
- Right to receive information
Each investor has the right to receive certain information on collective investment undertakings and the sub-fund (s) in which he is invested.
This information is gathered in the articles of association, the reports of collective investment undertakings, as well as through additional data available upon request. Various information is available in the prospectus.
Each investor has the right to ask the collective investment undertaking in which he is invested to redeem his units at a valuation day at their net asset value, subject to the conditions of the redemption procedure as set out in the prospectus.
- Right to data confidentiality:
Subject to applicable law, each investor has certain rights concerning his personal data, in particular a right to access and rectify his personal data and, in certain circumstances, a right to object to the processing of his personal data. The data confidentiality policy is available in the personal data confidentiality charter: BNP Paribas – Personal data confidentiality charter (https://group.bnpparibas/uploads/file/bnpparibas_personal_data_privacy_charter.pdf).
Each unsatisfied investor has the possibility to file a complaint free of charge with the complaints department of BNP PARIBAS ASSET MANAGEMENT Belgium (at the address AMBE.Complaints@bnpparibas.com) which will be followed up within 5 days business days. A complaint can also be addressed to the Ombudsman in Financial Disputes (via the site www.ombudsfin.be), an independent non-profit organisation acting as a Financial Services Mediation Service.