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Sustainability risks (Art. 3 Disclosure Regulation)

The Disclosure Regulation obliges financial market participants to provide information on their websites on how they incorporate sustainability risks into their investment decision-making process. According to the Disclosure Regulation, sustainability risks are events or conditions the occurrence of which could cause an actual or potential material negative impact on the value of the investment.

We are aware that sustainability risks can have an enormous impact on the financial performance of our assets. Sustainability risks, including climate risks, are therefore taken into account in our global risk assessment. In the process, we assess how large the specific risks are and what their potential impact is, in particular on our returns.

We calculate sustainability risks at company and at portfolio level. The specific risks that we take into account with an investment depend on the asset class and the type of financial product as well as other factors, such as investment spectrum, structure, sector, scope and geographical position. The procedure for assessing the possible impact of sustainability risks on the returns of an investment therefore differs from case to case. Additional information on the different types of sustainability risks that can have an influence on an investment’s return may be found in the corresponding investment brochure.

Principal adverse impacts (Art. 4 Disclosure Regulation)

The Disclosure Regulation requires financial market participants to report on their websites how they assess the principal adverse impacts of investment decisions on sustainability factors at company level. According to the Disclosure Regulation, the most important adverse impacts of investment decisions and investment advice are those which have a negative impact on sustainability factors.

At Patrimonium, the most important adverse impacts of investment decisions on sustainability factors are not considered systematically. This is primarily because insufficient sustainability data is available for private market investments. Although we do everything in our power to collect this type of data for our potential investments, acquiring the necessary ESG information can be difficult.

We regularly review our duties and our procedures in connection with the most important adverse impacts of our investment decisions on sustainability factors.

Compensation (Art. 5 Disclosure Regulation)

According to the Disclosure Regulation, financial market participants must  include in their remuneration policies information on how those policies are consistent with the integration of sustainability risks.

Our ability to evaluate and minimise sustainability risks and to integrate ESG factors has a positive effect on the performance and the success of our company and the individual business units and thus influences the (amount of the) performance-based remuneration.

Sustainability and ESG goals, such as the implementation of ESG principles and the achievement of specific ratings, are also company goals that are considered when assessing the total performance-based remuneration.

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For the Patrimonium Swiss Real Estate Fund – a Swiss collective investment scheme organised as a contractual fund under Swiss law – its fund contract, prospectus, key information document and latest interim and annual reports can be obtained free of charge and upon request from the fund management company and from the fund distributor(s).

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For the Private Debt Co-Investor Fund – a collective investment scheme organised under Luxembourg law and restricted to qualified investors – its prospectus, key information document (if applicable) and latest interim and annual reports can be obtained free of charge and upon request from the fund management company, the fund distributors or the fund representative in Switzerland. This Swiss representative is Credit Suisse Funds AG, located at Uetlibergstrasse 231, 8045 Zurich, Switzerland. The fund’s paying agent in Switzerland is Credit Suisse (Schweiz) AG, located at Paradeplatz 8, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland.

For the Patrimonium Private Equity Fund – a special limited partnership organised under Luxembourg law and restricted to qualified investors – its prospectus, key information document (if applicable) and latest interim and annual reports can be obtained free of charge and upon request from the fund management company, the fund distributors or the fund’s representative in Switzerland. This Swiss representative is the Geneva office of Acolin Fund Services AG, located at Cours de Rive 6, 1204 Geneva, Switzerland. The fund’s paying agent in Switzerland is Banque Cantonale de Genève, located at 17 Quai de l’Ile, 1208 Geneva, Switzerland.

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Performance and risk

Positive returns (value accretion) in the past are not a guarantee of positive returns in the future. In particular, there is no guarantee that an investor’s capital will be protected or that the value of employed capital or of shares will be equal to or greater than an investor’s original investment when the investor sells his shares or withdraws his capital. Investments in foreign currencies are exposed to the additional risk of unfavourable movements in exchange rates. If an investment is denominated in a currency other than your base currency, changes in the rate of exchange may have an adverse effect on value, price or income. The price and value of investments mentioned and any income that might accrue may fluctuate and may fall or rise. The value of such investments depends in part on the volatility of the corresponding exchange rates, and movements in these rates might bear negatively on the value of invested capital. The potential risks and returns of investments are also dependent on the managers’ investments policies and emphases. The value of investments may go up as well as down. Like any investment, an investment with Patrimonium has risks, in particular the risk of losing the amount invested. The risk factors of the financial instruments discussed on the Website are described in more detail in the fund prospectuses.

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