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The "HELLENIC FUND AND ASSET MANAGEΜΕΝΤ ASSOCIATION" is the trade association for the funds and asset management industry in Greece.

The Association is established as a non-profit organisation and constists of full and affiliated members.

 

The Association represents the interests of its members to government and regulatory authorities in Greece and internationally and participates in legal and regulatory developments both at national and European level. It is a member of EFAMA (European Fund and Asset Management Association) and IIFA (International Investment Funds Association).

 

 The Association's full members must:

i. be subject to prudential regulation in Greece or in the E.U.

ii. have their seat in Greece or be otherwise established in Greece, and be active in Greece in the management of Greek mutual funds and/or other UCITS and/or other UCIs and/or in discretionary asset and portfolio management

iii. have their seat abroad and be active in Greece without being established, under the E.U. freedom of services provisions, in the management of greek mutual funds.

 

 The Association also has affiliated members as follows:

i. Legal entities, regulated under EU law, that do not have their seat or an establishment in Greece and are active in Greece, under the E.U. freedom of services provisions, in the management of European UCITS (other than Greek mutual funds) and/or other UCIs and/or discretionary portfolios

ii. Legal Entities, regulated outside the European Union, that are active in Greece in the management of UCIs

iii. Pension Funds

iv. Insurance companies

v. Credit institutions established in Greece

vi. Other entities that provide facilities or services to full members of the Association including data providers, consultants, accountancy and law firms.

 

Objectives & Purpose
  • The Association represents the interests of its members in Greek, European and international authorities and organisations:
  • Keeps its members fully informed on issues pertaining to their professional activities.
  • Promotes relations among its members, and with similar Greek and international organisations.
  • Participates in regulatory activities, relevant to its scope and the interests of its members.
  • Interests and cooperates with other international Associations and organisations, the European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA), as well as with the other EU competent bodies.
  • Promotes professional investment management and high standards within the industry.
  • The Articles of Association may be accessed here

The Association's Offices

The Association's seat is in Athens.

General Manager: Marina Vassilicos

Statistician and Website Manager: Effie Bourboulas


Representation

The Association is represented on the Board of other greek and international bodies:

  • Board of Directros of the Hellenic Ombudsman for Banking-Investment Services
  • Board of Directors of the Athens Exchange Members' Guarantee Fund
  • Board of Directors EFAMA
  • Stock Markets Steering Committee
  • Consultative Committee of the Hellenic Capital Market Commission
  • Athens Exchange Index Committee
  • FTSE/ATHEX Advisory Committee
  • Risk Committee
  • Rules & Regulations Amendment Committee

 

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The Association is funded by its members.

The Board of Directors consists of senior members of the industry and is presently the following:

PRESIDENT:   Kimon Volikas (ALPHA ASSET MANAGEMENT A.E.D.A.K.)
1st  VICE-PRESIDENT:  Hercules Bablekos (PIRAEUS ASSET MANAGEMENT M.F.M.C.)
2nd  VICE-PRESIDENT: Chris Aesopos (ALPHA TRUST)
SECRETARY: Artemis Panagiotopoulou (EDEKT ASSET MANAGEMENT CONSULTING)
TREASURER:  Aristotelis Karytinos  (NBG PANGAEA REIC) 
MEMBER: Marina Vassilicos (HELLENIC FUND AND ASSET MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION)