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November 23, 2015: Teachers from secondary schools across Trinidad and Tobago recently completed an inaugural Financial Planning Workshop hosted by the Unit Trust Corporation, aimed at helping them understand and appreciate the value of investing to achieve their financial goals. Read More

To facilitate demand among individual and institutional investors, the Unit Trust Corporation has extended the initial public offering (IPO) of the company’s most recent closed-end exchange-traded product, the Calypso Macro Index Fund to December 4, 2015.

The Calypso Fund is the Caribbean’s first exchange-traded macro index fund and the first UTC fund to be listed on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange. While it is the first fund of its kind – for both the UTC and the Trinidad and Tobago economy – it is also firmly rooted in the UTC’s original mandate to foster a culture of saving and investment through education and innovative solutions. It also allows everyone access and participate in the country’s capital markets.
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Whether you’re a smart, career-savvy professional looking to start a family or you’re getting ever closer to retirement, now is the time to start thinking about what your future holds, including purchasing a dream home, sending your kids to college abroad, or taking that dream vacation!

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Fund close date extended through company’s 33rd anniversary, advancing its mission to increase access to Trinidad and Tobago’s capital markets

November 3, 2015: The Unit Trust Corporation (UTC) announced today that it will extend the initial public offering (IPO) of the company’s most recent closed-end exchange-traded product, the Calypso Macro Index Fund (“Calypso Fund” or “the Fund”) to facilitate demand among individual and institutional investors.

The Unit Trust’s Board of Directors has decided to extend the offering’s closing date from November 6 to December 4, 2015. This four-week extension offers individual investors more time to subscribe to the Calypso Fund and secure their participation in the local and global stock markets.  It also provides the brokers managing this offering with adequate time to process the orders they have received and ensures that institutional investors with new or changing boards of directors, have adequate time to secure necessary approval from their boards. Read More

Welcome Address delivered by Mr. Ian Chinapoo, Executive Director of the T&T Unit Trust Corporation at the Divali Celebration and Art Prize Giving Ceremony 2015

Chaguanas Investment Centre

Wednesday 4th November 2015

  • His Worship, GopaulBoodhan Mayor of Chaguanas
  • Krishna Boodhai – Chairman of the Unit Trust Corporation
  • Teachers, Parents and Students
  • Media
  • Staff of the UTC

It is with immense pleasure that I welcome you to theUTC’s 2015 Divali Celebration and Art Prize Giving Ceremony. Read More

Address delivered by Mr. Krishna Boodhai, Chairman, T&T Unit Trust Corporation at the Divali Celebration and Art Prize Giving Ceremony 2015

Chaguanas Investment Centre

Wednesday 4th November 2015

His Worship, Gopaul Boodhan Mayor of Chaguanas

  • Ian Chinapoo – Executive Director, Unit Trust Corporation
  • Teachers, Parents and Students
  • Members of the media
  • Staff of the UTC

Good evening all,

It is a privilege and I am delighted to be here to share the celebration with you. Read More

October 9, 2015: History was created on Friday 9th October, 2015, when The Trinidad and Tobago Unit Trust Corporation announced its latest investment offering – the Calypso Macro Index Fund which will provide investors with the unique opportunity to participate in the local and global stock markets.

The Calypso Macro Index, the Caribbean’s first Exchange-Traded Index Fund and the first UTC Fund to be listed on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange. The Fund, is a “closed-end fund”, with an initial value of TT$500M where 20 million units will be sold at a price of $25 per unit. Once subscribed, persons can buy from or sell to other investors directly via the T&T Stock Exchange for up to 10 years. Each unit will comprise 16 top, locally listed companies as well as close to 100 energy companies from across the globe. Read More

WELCOME ADDRESSBY VICE PRESIDENT INVESTMENT RESEARCH AND PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT AT
THE LAUNCH OF THE
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO UINIT TRUST CORPORATION
CALYPSO MACRO INDEX FUND
AT THE HYATT

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9TH, 2015

Mr. Eric Balchunas Bloomberg Representative New York
Mr. Krishna Boodhai – Chairman of the Trinidad and Tobago Unit Trust Corporation
Members of the Board of Directors of the Trinidad and Tobago Unit Trust Corporation
Mr. Ian Chinapoo – Executive Director of the Trinidad and Tobago Unit Trust Corporation
Senior Management – Trinidad and Tobago Unit Trust Corporation
Dignitaries and Other Distinguished Guests
Ladies and Gentlemen
Members of the media Read More

ADDRESS BY THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, IAN CHINAPOO, AT
THELAUNCH OF THE
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO UINIT TRUST CORPORATION
CALYPSO MACRO INDEX FUND
AT THE HYATT
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9TH, 2015

Mr. Eric Balchunas Bloomberg Representative New York
Mr. Krishna Boodhai – Chairman of the Trinidad and Tobago Unit Trust Corporation
Members of the Board of Directors of the Trinidad and Tobago Unit Trust Corporation
Senior Management – Trinidad and Tobago Unit Trust Corporation
Dignitaries and Other Distinguished Guests
Ladies and Gentlemen
Members of the media

I am very delighted to welcome you all this morning and to address you at this, the official launch of the UTC’s Calypso Macro Index Fund, the first index fund of its kind to be launched in Trinidad and Tobago, and anywhere in the English speaking Caribbean. Read More