Important message: fraudulent attempt to clone “Crown Alternative UCITS plc”

The Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”), the regulatory body in the United Kingdom, have issued an alert with respect to a clone of an LGT fund, Crown Alternative UCITS plc. The clone, “Crown Global Funds UCITS plc”, has an associated website, www.crowninvestmentfund.com, and refers to the registered address of Crown Alternative UCITS plc; Segrave House, 19/20 Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2, Ireland.

Neither the clone fund, nor the website have any connection with Crown Alternative UCITS plc, or with the LGT Group. The clone fund is not authorised to offer, promote or sell services or products.

The FCA alert can be viewed by clicking the following link: http://www.fca.org.uk/news/warnings/crown-group-funds-ucits-plc-clone

Clients who may have been contacted in relation to the clone fund can find more information by referring to their normal LGT representative, or the FCA website.