If you are an accredited investor or institutional investor with an interest in Quantedge, kindly complete the web form below. Referrals from existing Quantedge investors will be favourably considered. The minimum investment amount is US$1M.

Quantedge's investment strategy is only suitable for long-term investors who can tolerate high variability in monthly returns1.

 
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Quantedge will require (i) verifiable proof of the source of funds of its investors for any investment and (ii) full disclosure of the identity of the ultimate beneficial owner for the purposes of know-your-customer checks.
 
REQUIRED FOR ALL INVESTORS: ACCREDITED INVESTOR Confirmation2
 

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All investors must be "accredited investors" within the meaning of the Securities and Futures Act (Cap 289) of Singapore. I/we confirm that I/we have read and understood the footnotes below and that the proposed investor is an accredited investor.
REQUIRED FOR ALL US INVESTORS: US INVESTOR CONFIRMATION3
 

Please check the box below to confirm your US Investor status.

I/we confirm that the proposed investor is a US Investor, and that the proposed investor is:

  1. a Qualified Purchaser - as defined in Section 2(a)(51) of the US Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended; and
  2. an Accredited Investor - as defined in Regulation D under the US Securities Act of 1933, as amended.
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REQUIRED FOR ALL UK-RESIDENT INVESTORS: UK-RESIDENT INVESTOR CONFIRMATION4
 

Please check the box below to confirm your UK Investor status.

I/we confirm that the proposed investor is a UK-Resident Investor, and that I am or the person I act for is:

  1. an investment professional within the meaning of Article 19 of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005 (the "FP Order");
  2. a high net worth entity falling within Article 49 of the FP Order; or
  3. a certified sophisticated investor falling within Article 50 of the FP Order.
REQUIRED FOR ALL EUROPEAN UNION ("EU") / EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AREA ("EEA")-RESIDENT INVESTORS: EU/EEA-RESIDENT Investor Confirmation5
 

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I/we confirm that the proposed investor is a EU/EEA-Resident Investor, and that I am or the person I act for is a (and consents to be treated as a):

  1. Professional Client as defined in Part I of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II), Annex II, Categories of Client Who Are Considered To Be Professionals.
  2. “Elective” Professional Client as defined in Part II of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II), Annex II, Clients Who May Be Treated As Professionals On Request.
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REQUIRED FOR ALL INVESTORS: NON-SOLICITATION CONFIRMATION
 

Quantedge does not engage in any marketing or solicitation of funds. Please check the box below to confirm that your interest is not the result of any marketing / solicitation by Quantedge.

By submitting this request to contact Quantedge, I/we confirm that:

  1. my/our interest in Quantedge is not the result of marketing efforts at the initiative of or on behalf of Quantedge, or any request or solicitation by or on behalf of Quantedge; and
  2. Quantedge has not directly or indirectly marketed any of the Quantedge funds or any other investments or solicited my/our investment into any of the Quantedge funds or any other investments; and
  3. I/we initiated contact with Quantedge to request for information on the Quantedge funds; and
  4. I am/we are not authorized to disseminate, distribute, copy or take any action in reliance on the information made available by or on behalf of Quantedge pursuant to this enquiry.
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Footnote 1 - Volatility of the investment strategy

Quantedge's investment strategy targets an annualized volatility of 30% with the following risks:

  • The annualized volatility of the fund may exceed 30%.
  • A monthly loss exceeding 10% may occur once or more in any 12-month period.
  • A monthly loss exceeding 20% may occur in a really bad month.
  • A drawdown exceeding 40% may occur during a severe crisis.
Footnote 2 - Accredited investor within the meaning of the Securities and Futures Act (Cap 289) of Singapore

An "accredited investor" is:

  1. an individual whose net personal assets exceed in value SGD 2 million (or its equivalent in a foreign currency) or such other amount as the Monetary Authority of Singapore (the "Authority") may prescribe in place of the first amount;
  2. an individual whose income in the preceding 12 months is not less than SGD 300,000 (or its equivalent in a foreign currency) or such other amount of the Authority may prescribe in place of the first amount;
  3. a corporation with net assets exceeding SGD 10 million in value (or its equivalent in a foreign currency) or such other amount as the Authority may prescribe, in place of the first amount, as determined by (A) the most recent audited balance-sheet of the corporation; or (B) where the corporation is not required to prepare audited accounts regularly, a balance-sheet of the corporation certified by the corporation as giving a true and fair view of the state of affairs of the corporation as of the date of the balance-sheet, which date shall be within the preceding 12 months;
  4. the trustee of a trust of which all property and rights of any kind whatsoever held on trust for the beneficiaries of the trust exceed SGD 10 million in value (or its equivalent in a foreign currency);
  5. an entity (other than a corporation) with net assets exceeding SGD 10 million in value (or its equivalent in a foreign currency);
  6. a partnership (other than a limited liability partnership within the meaning of the Limited Liability Partnership Act 2005 (Act 5 of 2005)) in which each partner is an accredited investor; or
  7. a corporation, the sole business of which is to hold investments and the entire share capital of which is owned by one or more persons, each of whom is an accredited investor.
Footnote 3 - US Investor status

A Qualified Purchaser - as defined in Section 2(a)(51) of the US Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, is:

  1. an individual that owns (separately, or through a joint, community property or other similar shared ownership interest with such person's spouse) not less than US$5,000,000 in "Net Investments";
  2. a company, partnership, trust or other entity that is owned directly or indirectly by or for 2 or more natural persons who are related as siblings or spouse (including former spouses), or direct lineal descendants by birth or adoption, spouses of such persons, the estates of such persons, or foundations, charitable organizations, or trusts established by or for the benefit of such persons ("Family Company"), was not formed for the specific purpose of investing in the Fund, and owns not less than US$5,000,000 in "Net Investments" as determined under Appendix C;
  3. a trust (other than a Family Company) that was not formed for the specific purpose of investing in the Fund, as to which each trustee or other person authorized to make decisions with respect to the trust and each settlor or other person who has contributed assets to the trust is a "qualified purchaser";
  4. a company, partnership, trust or other entity that was not formed for the specific purpose of investing in the Fund, acts for its own account or the accounts of other "qualified purchasers," and in the aggregate owns and invests on a discretionary basis not less than US$25,000,000 in "Net Investments" as determined under Appendix C;
  5. a "qualified institutional buyer" (as defined in SEC Rule 144A and described in Appendix C) that meets, if applicable, the dealer and employee benefit plan requirements described in Appendix C;
  6. an entity in which all of the beneficial owner's of the entity's securities (i.e., all partners (including limited partners) of a partnership, shareholders of a corporation) are "qualified purchasers";
  7. a "Charitable Corporation" (as described in Appendix C) (a) of which all of the persons who have contributed assets are related in one or more of the ways enumerated in paragraph a. above, (b) that owns not less than $5,000,000 in Net Investments, and (c) that was not formed for the specific purpose of investing in the Fund; or
  8. a "Charitable Corporation" (a) of which each person authorized to make investment decisions, and each person who has contributed assets, is a "qualified purchaser" within the meaning of paragraphs a. or b. above and (b) that was not formed for the specific purpose of investing in the Fund.

An "accredited investor" - as defined in Regulation D under the US Securities Act of 1933, as amended, is:

  1. any broker or dealer registered pursuant to Section 15 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934;
  2. a bank as defined in Section 3(a)(2) of the US Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"), or any savings and loan association or other institution as defined in Section 3(a)(5)(A) of the Securities Act, acting for its own account or for the account of an accredited investor;
  3. any insurance company as defined in Section 2(13) of the Securities Act, acting for its own account or for the account of an accredited investor;
  4. a plan established and maintained by a state, its political subdivisions, or any agency or instrumentality of a state or its political subdivisions, for the benefit of its employees, if such plan has total assets in excess of US$5,000,000;
  5. an employee benefit plan within the meaning of ERISA, provided that: (i) the investment decision is made by a plan fiduciary, as defined in Section 3(21) of ERISA, which is either a bank, savings and loan association, insurance company or registered investment adviser, (ii) the employee benefit plan has total assets in excess of US$5,000,000; or (iii) if the plan is self-directed, investment decisions for the plan are made solely by persons that are accredited investors;
  6. an organization described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Code not formed for the specific purpose of investing in the Fund, which has total assets in excess of US$5,000,000;
  7. a corporation not formed for the specific purpose of investing in the Fund, which has total assets in excess of US$5,000,000;
  8. a Massachusetts or similar business trust not formed for the specific purpose of investing in the Fund, which has total assets in excess of US$5,000,000;
  9. a partnership not formed for the specific purpose of investing in the Fund, which has total assets in excess of US$5,000,000;
  10. an investment company registered under the Company Act or a business development company as defined in Section 2(a)(48) thereof that was not formed for the specific purpose of investing in the Fund;
  11. a trust, insurance company separate account or bank collective trust, not formed for the specific purpose of investing in the Fund, which has total assets in excess of US$5,000,000, whose participation in the Fund is directed by a sophisticated person within the meaning of Regulation D promulgated under the Securities Act;
  12. a revocable trust which may be amended or revoked at any time by the grantors thereof and all of the grantors are accredited investors;
  13. an entity which all of the unit owners and participants (i.e., all partners (including limited partners) of a partnership, shareholders of a corporation and the grantor of a grantor trust, but not the beneficiaries of a true trust) are accredited investors; or
  14. an individual who has:
    1. a net worth (or joint net worth together with my spouse) - exclusive of homes, furnishings and automobiles - in excess of US$1,000,000, and has no reason to believe that his/her net worth will not remain in excess of US$1,000,000 for the foreseeable future. "Net worth" for this purpose means the fair market value of your total assets less your total liabilities; provided, that: (i) you must exclude the value of your primary residence as an asset; and (ii) you may generally exclude the amount of indebtedness secured by your primary residence as a liability except that you must deduct as liabilities (A) the amount by which such indebtedness exceeds the fair market value of your primary residence; and (B) the amount of any such indebtedness incurred within the 60 days preceding the subscription date (other than as a result of the acquisition of your primary residence); or
    2. an individual annual adjusted gross income during the last two full calendar years in excess of US$200,000 (or joint income together with one's spouse in excess of US$300,000) and reasonably expects to have an annual income in excess of US$200,000 (or joint income together with one's spouse in excess of US$300,000) during the current calendar year, and has no reason to believe that his/her income will not remain in excess of US$200,000 (or joint income in excess of US$300,000) for the foreseeable future.
Footnote 4 - UK Investor status

"Investment professionals" - as defined in Article 19 of the Financial Services Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005 means:

  1. an authorised person;
  2. an exempt person where the communication relates to a controlled activity which is a regulated activity in relation to which the person is exempt;
  3. any other person -
    1. whose ordinary activities involve him in carrying on the controlled activity to which the communication relates for the purpose of a business carried on by him; or
    2. who it is reasonable to expect will carry on such activity for the purposes of a business carried on by him;
  4. a government, local authority (whether in the United Kingdom or elsewhere) or an international organisation;
  5. a person ("A") who is a director, officer or employee of a person (“B”) falling within any of sub-paragraphs (a) to (d) where the communication is made to A in that capacity and where A’s responsibilities when acting in that capacity involve him in the carrying on by B of controlled activities.

High net worth companies, unincorporated associations and trusts - as defined in Article 49 of the Financial Services Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005 are:

  1. any body corporate which has, or which is a member of the same group as an undertaking which has, a called-up share capital or net assets of not less than —
    1. if the body corporate has more than 20 members or is a subsidiary undertaking of an undertaking which has more than 20 members, £500,000;
    2. otherwise, £5 million;
  2. any unincorporated association or partnership which has net assets of not less than £5 million;
  3. the trustee of a high value trust. “High value trust” means a trust where the aggregate value of the cash and investments which form part of the trust’s assets (before deducting the amount of its liabilities) —
    1. is £10 million or more; or
    2. has been £10 million or more at anytime during the year immediately preceding the date on which the communication in question was first made or directed.
  4. any person (“A”) whilst acting in the capacity of director, officer or employee of a person (“B”) falling within any of sub-paragraphs (a) to (c) where A’s responsibilities, when acting in that capacity, involve him in B’s engaging in investment activity.

Certified sophisticated investor, in relation to any description of investment - as defined in Article 50 of the Financial Services Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005 means a person:

  1. who has a current certificate in writing or other legible form signed by an authorised person to the effect that he is sufficiently knowledgeable to understand the risks associated with that description of investment (signed and dated within the last three years); and
  2. who has signed, within the last twelve months, a statement in the following terms:
  3. “I make this statement so that I am able to receive promotions which are exempt from the restrictions on financial promotion in the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000. The exemption relates to certified sophisticated investors and I declare that I qualify as such in relation to investments of the following kind [list them]. I accept that the contents of promotions and other material that I receive may not have been approved by an authorised person and that their content may not therefore be subject to controls which would apply if the promotion were made or approved by an authorised person. I am aware that it is open to me to seek advice from someone who specialises in advising on this kind of investment.”.

Footnote 5 - EU/EEA Investor status

Professional Clients – as defined in Part I of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II), Annex II, Categories of Client Who Are Considered To Be Professionals are:

  1. Entities which are required to be authorised or regulated to operate in the financial markets. The list below should be understood as including all authorised entities carrying out the characteristic activities of the entities mentioned: whether entities authorised by a Member State under a Directive, entities authorised or regulated by a Member State without reference to a Directive, and entities authorised or regulated by a non-Member State:
    1. credit institutions;
    2. investment firms;
    3. other authorised or regulated financial institutions (Company Managers and Trustee Companies do not fall under this term for the purposes of MiFID. They would be deemed as retail clients unless they can prove otherwise and may opt-up to professional status in accordance with the requirements outlined.);
    4. insurance companies;
    5. collective investment schemes and management companies of such schemes;
    6. pension funds and management companies of such funds;
    7. commodity and commodity derivatives dealers;
    8. locals;
    9. other institutional investors.
  2. Large undertakings (i.e. body corporates or partnerships; or incorporated associations carrying on a trade or business, with or without a view to profit) meeting two of the following size requirements on a company basis:
    1. Balance sheet total: €20m
    2. Net turnover: €40m
    3. Own funds: €2m
  3. National and regional governments, including public bodies that manage public debt at national or regional level, Central Banks, international and supranational institutions such as the World Bank, the IMF, the ECB, the EIB and other similar international organisations.
  4. Other institutional investors whose main activity is to invest in financial instruments, including entities dedicated to the securitisation of assets or other financing transactions.

‘Elective” Professional Clients - as defined in Part II of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II), Annex II, Clients Who May Be Treated As Professionals On Request are:

  1. Clients other than those mentioned in Part I above, including public sector bodies, local public authorities, municipalities and private individual investors, may also request treatment as professional clients. At least two of the following quantitative criteria should be satisfied:
    1. the client has carried out transactions, in significant size, on the relevant market at an average frequency of 10 per quarter over the previous four quarters;
    2. the size of the client’s financial instrument portfolio, defined as including cash deposits and financial instruments exceeds €500,000;
    3. the client works or has worked in the financial sector for at least one year in a professional position, which requires knowledge of the transactions or services envisaged.

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