Athlos Capital is the registered business name of Athlos Capital Investment Services Ltd, a limited liability company which is incorporated under the laws of the Republic of Cyprus with Company Registration Number HE 362228 and regulated by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (“CySEC”) as a Cypriot Investment Firm (“CIF”) with CIF License Number 348/17.
Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC): CySEC is the independent public supervisory authority responsible for the effective supervision of the investment services and the performance of one or more investment activities carried out by Cypriot Investment Firms (CIFs) in the Republic of Cyprus. More information regarding CySEC’s mission and activities can be found here.
CySEC is a member of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) which is the European supervisory authority that contributes to safeguarding the stability of the European Union’s financial system by enhancing protection of investors and promoting stable and orderly financial markets. More information on the objectives and purpose of ESMA can be found here.
Athlos Capital is regulated and authorized by CySEC to operate as a Cypriot Investment Firm (CIF) under CIF License Number 348/12. Athlos Capital is authorized to operate in accordance with the provisions laid down in Markets in Financial Instruments Directive 2014/65/EU (MiFID II) which has been transposed into national legislation under Law 87(I)2017 which provides for the provision of investment services, the exercise of investment activities, the operation of regulated markets and other related matters.
Athlos Capital is authorized to provide the Investment Services and Activities of Part I, the Ancillary Services of Part II and the Financial Instruments of Part III of the First Appendix of Law 87(I)/2017. The full license of Athlos Capital is accessible here.
Athlos Capital is a member of the Investor Compensation Fund (ICF). The ICF has been established pursuant to Article 59(1) and (2) of Law 144(I)/2007 which provides for the provision of investment services, the exercise of investment activities, the operation of regulated markets and other related matters. The powers and functions of the ICF are regulated by the provisions of Directive DI144-2007-15 of the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) for the continuance of the operation and operation of the CIF Investor Compensation Fund.
The purpose of ICF is to secure the claims of covered clients against the ICF members through the payment of compensation, if the necessary preconditions are fulfilled. Further details on the ICF can be found here.
Athlos Capital, in its capacity as a Cypriot Investment Firm (CIF) is required to disclose to its clients, inter alia, information on the Company’s own funds, capital requirements, exposure to counterparty credit risk, exposure to market and operational risks. Athlos Capital is required to disclose the risk management objectives and policies for each identified category of risk, including the strategies and processes adopted for managing those risks, the scope and nature of risk reporting and measurement systems and a declaration that the risk management systems put in place are adequate with regard to the company’s profile and strategy. The Pillar III Disclosures of the Company can be found here.
Athlos Capital, in its capacity as an Investment Firm under the provisions of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive 2014/65/EC (herein “MiFID II”) is required to publish on an annual basis, for each class of financial instruments, information on the top five execution venues in terms of trading volume where it has executed client orders (in accordance with RTS 28).
Athlos Capital wishes to clarify that it enters into transactions only with Eligible Counterparties and Professional Clients and only deals in debt instruments/bonds. The annual RTS 28 report for 2018 can be found here.