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Fundbase chooses Devonshire Warwick Capital as their sales & marketing partner

Thursday, April 06, 2017
Opalesque Industry Update - Devonshire Warwick Capital LLP (DWC) and Fundbase Fund Services AG (Fundbase) entered into a partnership agreement whereas DWC will be the Marketing and Distribution partner for Fundbase sell-side clients.

Fundbase operates a state of the art buy-side fund sourcing and portfolio management analytics platform, attracting some of the most sophisticated hedge investors globally. In addition, the firm established itself as a major player in the Swiss fund representation market. Switzerland is currently the third largest institutional fund market globally. Boutique fund managers must register their funds with a Swiss fund representative to distribute their products to qualified investors in Switzerland. Fundbase quickly gained market share and started to provide online distribution services to these clients.

Lilian Klose-La Scalea, Managing Director of Fundbase, commented: "with the growth of our Swiss fund representation service, our clients increasingly required a dedicated and complementary offline fund distribution service. Swiss Fund Representation firms need to get an edge in an increasingly competitive space. We have known the principals of DWC over many years and attest to their proven ability to raise assets in Switzerland and other financial hubs. Through our partnership, we will offer exclusive road shows at discounted rates and exclusive distribution packages at unbeatable rates."

Cenk Utkan, Managing Partner of DWC, commented: "We are delighted that industry veterans such as Fundbase have opted to partner with us. The third-party endorsement of our distribution capability is an important milestone for our business. We also have been looking to get a technological edge in fund distribution and have evaluated many investor matching platforms and found Fundbase to be at the forefront of industry standards. Also, our partnership will enable us to get an in depth regulated distribution capability in Switzerland."


Devonshire Warwick Capital (DWC) is an award-winning Placement Agent with representative offices in Istanbul, London and New York. The firm is Authorised and regulated by the FCA in the United Kingdom. DWC represents hedge funds and private equity funds with a broad range of investment strategies. The firm also sources and executes transactions in the real asset space including renewable infrastructure, real estate and private credit. DWC has distribution capability in Europe, MENA, USA and Asia.

Fundbase operates the world's first regulated independent web based buy side platform (Fundbase.com) for the Hedge Fund Industry which already is used by thousands of the world's most sophisticated Hedge Fund investors to source and facilitate their investments. The platform enables investors to discover, execute and monitor complex investments and builds connections between fund managers and investors using the latest technology with a view to positively disrupt the investment process efficiency, economics and performance.

Funbase Fund Services AG provides Swiss representation services to foreign funds distributed exclusively to Qualified Investors in and from Switzerland. Handling of distribution contracts and assisting finding paying agent. The firm supports fund managers in all aspects of the Swiss regulatory environment, including relations to FINMA.

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