Triodos Organic Growth Fund was launched in January 2014 as a sub-fund of Triodos SICAV II. The fund has a semi open-end fund structure and is not quoted on any stock market. Triodos Organic Growth Fund has a euro share class for institutional, professional and certain qualified private investors.
The Board of Directors has appointed Triodos Investment Management B.V. as the alternative investment fund manager of Triodos SICAV II. Triodos Investment Management B.V. is incorporated under the laws of the Netherlands and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Triodos Bank N.V. Triodos Investment Management B.V. is supervised by the Dutch regulator, Autoriteit Financiële Markten.
Triodos OGF LuxCo S.à r.l., an intermediate holding company and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Triodos SICAV II, was incorporated under Luxembourg law in 2014. Triodos OGF LuxCo S.à r.l. acts as a holding company for a selection of investments made by Triodos Organic Growth Fund. TOGF Beteiligungs GmbH & Co. KG, an intermediate holding company and a limited partnership with Triodos SICAV II as the only limited partner, was incorporated under German law in 2014. TOGF Beteiligungs GmbH & Co. KG acts as a holding company for a selection of investments made by Triodos Organic Growth Fund.
The Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of Triodos SICAV II takes place in the city of Luxembourg, at a place specified in the notice of the meeting, each year on the last Wednesday in April. If such day is not a business day, then the meeting will be held on the next business day. Notice of any General Meeting of Shareholders of Triodos SICAV II will be mailed to each registered Shareholder at least eight days prior to the meeting and will be published to the extent required by Luxembourg law in the Mémorial. Triodos SICAV II publishes an integrated detailed audited report annually. Triodos SICAV II also publishes an integrated detailed semi-annual report. In addition, separate reports for each sub-fund of Triodos SICAV II are published. Copies may be obtained free of charge from the registered office of Triodos SICAV II or can be downloaded from Triodos Bank:
The fund invests primarily in mature and profitable privately-owned organic and sustainable lifestyle businesses in Europe. It aims to offer investors a unique investment opportunity in the long-term development of organic and sustainable consumer sector in Europe and to contribute to a positive social and environmental impact.
The investment focus is on selected values-based businesses with a track-record of successful trading and profitability. Through an evergreen approach not driven by exits, the fund will invest as an aligned co-owner, by providing succession and/or growth capital. As a long-term investment partner, the fund will typically take significant minority or majority equity positions, be represented at the board of directors and/or at annual shareholders meetings and add value through a strategic, professional ownership approach.
According to the law in force and current practice, Triodos Organic Growth Fund is not subject to any Luxembourg tax on income and capital gains. Dividends paid by the fund are not subject to any Luxembourg withholding tax. However, the fund is subject to a subscription tax (taxe d’abonnement) at an annual rate of 0.05%. This rate may be decreased to 0.01% p.a. for certain classes of shares restricted to institutional investors as specified in the prospectus. This tax is calculated and payable quarterly on the basis of the net asset value of Triodos Organic Growth Fund at the end of each quarter. In addition, the issue of shares in the fund is not subject to any registration duties or other taxes in Luxembourg. Some dividend and interest income from the fund’s portfolio may be subject to withholding taxes at variable rates in the countries of origin.
Shareholders in Triodos Organic Growth Fund in principle do not have to pay any income and capital gains tax, any withholding tax, or any other form of tax in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg (except with regard to shareholders domiciled, resident or having a permanent establishment in Luxembourg). The above information is based on the law in force and current practice and is subject to change.
Investors should be aware that income, dividends received or profits realised may result in taxation in their country of origin, residence or domicile.