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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

September22nd2015: The UTC Spartans Football team recently co-hosted a football clinic with the Loveuntil Foundation where they shared their expertise to a group of teenage boys from the Diego Martin North Secondary School, as part of a life skills training programme. Loveuntil is a non-governmental organization that reaches out to groups in crisis to help empower and increase their life chances and steer their thought processes in a positive direction.

As part of UTC’s commitment to supporting and contributing to youth development and building communities, the Corporation made a financial contribution amounting to $36,000.00 to this programme. Read More

September 16th, 2015

UTC Salutes SEA Scholars

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September 7th, 2015

Tobago Heritage Festival 2015

Preserving tradition, UTC supports Tobago Heritage Festival

September 1st 2015: The Unit Trust Corporation partnered with the Tobago Heritage Festival by supporting the Canaan/Bon Accord Village Council in its theatrical production, “It takes a Village to Raise a Child.”

The UTC made a tangible contribution of $50,000, highlighting its continued commitment towards community development and cultural enrichment. “Preserving our traditional ways is what gives us our identity as well as keeping a long standing history and culture alive and vibrant,” said UTC’s Executive Director, Ian Chinapoo, in his address as he endorsed this year’s theme “Community Treasures: Recognition.”
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August 26th, 2015

UTC Pays Tribute to Stalwarts

The Trinidad and Tobago Unit Trust Corporation hosted a “Legacy of Excellence” ceremony on Friday 21st August, to recognize the sterling contributions of five outstanding board members whose roles have contributed considerably to the success of the thirty- three (33) year old financial institution. The five honorees – former Chairman, Mr. Wendell Mottley, former board members Mrs. Michal Yvette Andrews, Mr. Terrence Bharath, Mr. Dennis Gurley and current board, Mr. Peter Clarke were lauded for their work and dedication to the Unit Trust. Mr. Krishna Boodhai, UTC’s Chairman, sincerely thanked the honourees for their unwavering support and key insight they provided to the UTC during their tenure on the board. Read More

The Trinidad and Tobago Unit Trust Corporation made a financial contribution of $100,000.00 to the Emancipation Support Committee in support of the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Symposium recently held at the Hilton Trinidad. The symposium provided a forum for discussion on trade and focused on prospects for business engagement between Trinidad and Tobago and Africa.

Here, Ms. Natasha Davis, UTC Assistant Vice President, Marketing and Communications presents the cheque to Mr. Kaffra Kambon (right), chairman of the Emancipation Support Committee and Mr. Wale Ajibade, an international financial expert and panelist at the symposium.

Here, Ms. Natasha Davis, UTC Assistant Vice President, Marketing and Communications presents the cheque to Mr. Kaffra Kambon (right), chairman of the Emancipation Support Committee and Mr. Wale Ajibade, an international financial expert and panelist at the symposium.

Address delivered by

Mr. Ian Chinapoo – Executive Director

UTC’s SEA Scholarship Award Ceremony

July 31, 2015

  • Members of the Management Team of the Unit Trust Corporation
  • Dieonne Guischard, Youth Education Manger, Families In Action
  • Rynessa Cutting, Past SEA Scholar
  • UTC Scholars
  • Parents, grandparents and relatives
  • Members of the Media
  • Ladies and Gentlemen

I welcome to the 19thannual Unit Trust CorporationSEA Scholarship Awards.

I am sure that you feel an immense measure of pride at having gone through the rigour of the SEA examination, from the day you received your results and even now you would feel that sense of accomplishment and self-worth. For many of you it will be a moment that you’ll cherish for a lifetime.You will feel it even more when you put on that uniform, to your new school and why not? You would have earned it.This is an occasion to celebrate your success and we are happy to celebrate it with you. Read More