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The Trinidad and Tobago Unit Trust Corporation recently celebrated 33 years by hosting its Customer Appreciation and Anniversary Celebration on December 2nd, 2015.

Throughout our nine (9) investments centers customers shared in the jubilation as they were invited to participate in the event activities which included a spin the wheel game to win Smart TVs, Gift of Units and UTC hampers. Many could not contain their excitement and vowed their continued support to the Corporation.

Addressing customers at the Port of Spain Investment Centre, Executive Director Mr. Ian Chinapoo thanked the unit holders for their unwavering support and commitment to the Unit Trust. “This special event is our way of saying thank you to our loyal customers, and to our community partners, who have helped the Unit Trust to thrive in the investment market for the past 33 years.” Read More

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

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

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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