Article 422-68 into force since
- Version into force since
The key investor information document, whose content is pre-contractual, shall fulfil the following conditions:
It shall feature the words "informations clés pour l'investisseur" ['key investor information'], clearly marked in French.
It shall contain information which is correct, clear, not misleading and consistent with the corresponding sections of the retail investment fund prospectus.
It shall contain the appropriate information about the essential characteristics of the retail investment fund in question that must be supplied to investors, such that the latter can be reasonably expected to understand the nature and risks of the retail investment fund being offered to them, and consequently, take investment-related decisions in full awareness of the facts.
It shall contain information about the following essential components of the retail investment fund:
Identification of the fund;
A brief description of its investment aims and its investment policy;
A presentation of its past performance or, where applicable, performance scenarios;
All related costs and fees;
The risk profile with regard to return on investment, including appropriate guidelines and warnings as to the risks inherent in investment in the retail investment fund in question.
These essential components must be understandable for investors without referring to other documentation.
They must be kept up to date.
It shall clearly specify where and how additional information about the proposed investment may be obtained, including where and how the prospectus and annual and half-yearly reports may be obtained, on request, free of charge and at any time, as well as the language in which this information is available to investors.
It shall be written concisely and in non-technical language.
It shall be produced in a standard format, allowing comparisons to be made with other AIFs with key investor information documents or with UCITS.
It shall be presented in such a way that it can be understood by non-professional clients.
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