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One of the main pillars of IMS is institutional advice on investments in Asia. Primarily at equity asset allocation within Asia including Japan ...Learn more
ICMS acts as a 'principal', trading in fixed income products on behalf of the Fund for Fair Future (4Fund), IMS managed accounts and local and ...Learn more
IMS Institutional Management Services BV
Founded in 1991 and is an independent asset management and consultancy company.
The team, which for the greater part has been working for IMS for over 15 years, features longstanding institutional investment experience.
Consulting institutional investors for their equity allocations in Asia was the most important profession in the first few years after the company was established. Since 1998 the focus has been shifted towards fixed income. In 1998, IMS was involved in the set-up of one of the first European socially responsible investment portfolio which was transformed in 2005 to: the Fund For Fair Future™ (4 F Fund). The fund was established by Oikocredit which is one of the largest private financiers of the microfinance sector in the world mainly active in developing countries. The assets under management from IMS have continuously increased to 120 million euros.
The 4 F Fund is a closed end fund at the moment but will, in the near future, be opened for other investors to participate.
As far as the activities on the Asian markets are concerned, IMS is the advisor and sparring partner for equity investments. IMS has been involved in setting up and monitoring in the fund of fund structure for asset allocation in Asia for institutional clients.
IMS is an institutional investment firm with license A,C and D issued by the Netherlands Authority for the Financial markets (AFM) for the function of investment advisor and asset management. IMS is under regulation of both the AFM as well as the Dutch central Bank (DNB). IMS does abundantly apply to the capital- and solvability restrictions set by the Dutch authorities mentioned above.