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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

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

ADDRESS BY CHAIRMAN KRISHNA BOODHAI AT
THE LAUNCH OF THE
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO UNIT TRUST CORPORATION
CALYPSO MACRO INDEX FUND
AT THE HYATT
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9TH, 2015

 Mr. Eric Balchunas Bloomberg Representative New York
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

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

SIG Opening Remarks 2015

Opening Remarks
Delivered by
Mr. Ian Chinapoo

Executive Director of the T&T Unit Trust Corporation

At the opening of the T&T UTC Schools’ Investment Game 2015-2016

Wednesday September 16th 2015

At the UTC Financial Centre, Port of Spain

  • Mr. Krishna Boodhai, Chairman, Unit Trust Corporation
  • Mr. Philip Williams, Research Manager
  • Members of the Management Team of the Corporation
  • Teachers
  • Students
  • Members of the Media
  • Ladies and Gentlemen

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September 16th, 2015

UTC Salutes SEA Scholars

UTC-Salutes-SEA-Scholars

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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