UK Stewardship Code
Under Rule 2.2.3R of the FSA’s Conduct of Business Sourcebook, BlueSigma Capital (the “Firm”) is required to include on this website a disclosure about the nature of its commitment to the UK Financial Reporting Council’s Stewardship Code (the “Code”) or, where it does not commit to the Code, its alternative investment strategy. The Code is a voluntary code and sets out a number of principles relating to engagement by investors with UK equity issuers. Investors that commit to the Code can either comply with it in full or choose not to comply with aspects of the Code, in which case they are required to explain their non-compliance.
Some of the Firm’s investment manager clients invests in securities of global and UK based companies and therefore the Code may be relevant to some aspects of the Firm’s activities. While the Firm generally supports the objectives that underlie the Code, the Firm has chosen not to commit to the Code. Some of the Firm’s investment manager clients invest in a variety of asset classes and in a variety of jurisdictions across Europe and the world. The Firm takes a consistent global approach to engagement with issuers and their management in all of the jurisdictions in which they invest and, consequently, does not consider it appropriate to commit to any particular voluntary code of practice relating to any individual jurisdiction.