Entries by Mateja Stopar

KD Funds again the best Slovenian asset management company with the best asset management team

(Ljubljana, 20th of March 2019) For the fourth consecutive year, we are proud to be recognized as the Asset Management Company with the Best Fund Manager in Slovenia. At this year’s ceremony presenting Slovenia’s Best Mutual Fund Managers awards, Luka Flere, CFA, Head of Asset Management team at KD Funds received the highest recognition for fund management in Slovenia and thus became Slovenia’s top asset manager of 2019.

KD Funds is becoming part of the Generali Group

(Ljubljana, 13th February 2019) After more than a quarter of the century, KD Funds is becoming part of the international group Generali. KD Funds, a mutual funds pioneer, has left an indelible mark in the industry in Slovenia and the region. The company manages the first Slovenian mutual fund incepted in 1992, KD Galileo, and the oldest Croatian equity mutual fund, KD Victoria.

Notice of change in ownership structure

KD Skladi, družba za upravljanje, d. o. o. (KD Funds – Management Company LLC), Dunajska 63, Ljubljana, the manager of the KD Umbrella Fund, on the basis of Article 214 of the Investment Funds and Management Companies Act (Official Gazette of the Republic of Slovenia, no. 31/15, as amended), informs investors that as of 13 February 2019, KD Group d. d. disposed 100% of the issued shares in the capital of Adriatic Slovenica, zavarovalna družba, d. d., the direct holder of a qualified holding in KD Skladi, d. o. o., by means of which KD Group d. d. ceases to have an indirect qualified holding in KD Skladi, d. o. o.

KD Funds and Peakside Capital acquire Arkadia shopping centre

(Ljubljana, 5. October 2018) KD Adriatic Value Fund, Special Investment Fund (the “Fund”), the first regulated real estate alternative investment fund (AIF) in Slovenia managed by KD Funds, in partnership with Peakside Capital, an international real estate consultancy company, has completed the acquisition of the Arkadia shopping centre in Domžale for EUR 16.2 million. The purchase will be the third acquisition undertaken by the Fund following the purchase of the Tivoli Centre office building and the south wing of the Stekleni dvor office complex in Ljubljana taking the total consideration invested since April 2018 to EUR 41.9 million.

KD Funds and Peakside Capital launch Slovenia’s First Regulated Alternative Investment Fund with Maiden Acquisition

(19 April 2018) KD Funds, one of the largest and oldest asset managers in South East Europe and Peakside Capital, an international real estate investor, announce the launch of the KD Adriatic Value Fund, Special Investment Fund (the “Fund”), the first regulated real estate alternative investment fund (AIS) in Slovenia.

For the third consecutive year, we are proud to be recognized as the Asset Management Company with the Best Fund Manager in Slovenia

(Ljubljana, 14 March 2018) At this year’s ceremony presenting Slovenia’s Best Mutual Fund Managers awards, Primož Cencelj of KD Funds received the highest recognition for fund management in Slovenia and thus became Slovenia’s top asset manager of 2017. In the eight years’ history of these awards, a KD Funds manager has been selected as the top fund manager of the year for five years, with Primož Cencelj winning this award for the third time. Aleš Lokar, a KD Funds team member, ranked fourth out of the seven best fund managers. KD Funds was also awarded with four Zvezdonos statuettes – that is the highest rating of 5 stars, which testify to the supreme quality of fund management.