Suisse Romande Property Fund
Suisse Romande Property Fund (SRPF) is an investment fund under Swiss law falling under the category of "real estate funds" under the Federal Act on Collective Investment Schemes of 23 June 2006 (CISA). The fund contract has been drawn up by JSS Real Estate Management SA in its capacity as fund management company, with the approval of Bank J. Safra Sarasin AG, Basel, in its capacity as custodian bank. The fund has been approved by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) on October 15, 2014. On 11 December 2017, the fund has been listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange and forms a constituent of the SXI Swiss Real Estate Funds Broad Index.
The real estate investment fund is based on a collective investment scheme (the fund contract) under which the fund management company undertakes to have the investors participate in the real estate investment fund on a pro rata basis in relation to the units they have acquired, autonomously and in their own name. The custodian bank is a party to the fund contract, in accordance with the tasks entrusted to it by law and by the fund contract.
Investor eligibility is not restricted. The SRPF is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange.
The real estate investment fund is not divided into unit classes. SRPF's objective is to preserve the capital on the longer term and to ensure the distribution of an appropriate income.
The fund management company shall invest the assets of the investment fund in real estate assets in Switzerland and shall ensure that at least 80% of the fund's assets are invested in French-speaking Switzerland.
The real estate fund invests mainly in residential buildings and properties used for commercial purposes, as well as other permitted assets pursuant to the fund contract.