SELECTRA Management Company S.A. is an independent professional partner for the creation, management and distribution of UCITS and alternative investment funds (AIFs) for European and non-European promoters according to the law of 17 December 2010 relating to UCIs and to the law of 12 July 2013 relating to AIFMs.
We cover the entire range of Luxembourg funds: SICAV, Mutual Fund, RAIF, SIF and SICAR. Moreover, as a ManCo/AIFM, we are in position, under certain conditions, to operate on behalf of other European and non-European funds.
SELECTRA is supervised by the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF) and holds a representative office in Milan.
The Company was founded in 2013 in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg as part of the independent service delivery platform FARAD Group. With SELECTRA, the Group already active since 2001 in the areas of discretionary asset management and insurance brokerage, integrates its offer with a full range of services related to the creation and administration of investment funds.
In addition, FARAD Group has been recognised internationally for its standards in ESG by being awarded the B-Corporation certification. The group’s commitment is embodied in GreenEthica, a business unit entirely dedicated to sustainable finance. GreenEthica proposes a wide range of cutting-edge SRI oriented financial solutions and instruments designed to move capital towards a more responsible economy.
Philippe Barthélemy is Chief Executive Officer of FARAD Group
With almost 20 years of hands-on experience gained in the Financial Services industry (both in ICT and Management Consulting areas), Philippe contributes to several boards of directors where he brings strategic insight and financial skills to clients. He holds a diploma from both a top-rated engineering school in France, and also holds a Master in Management. Philippe provides the Group with sound business perspectives coupled with a domestic regulatory experience.
Marco Caldana - Founding Partner Group
Marco Caldana is Founding Partner of FARAD Group and Head of Business Development of SELECTRA Management Company S.A.
After graduating with a degree in Banking, Finance and Insurance from the Università Cattolica of Milan, Marco Caldana has acquired extensive experience in the financial sector in several international firms.
Marco Cipolla - Managing Director
Graduated as Finance Engineer from Politecnico di Milano, Marco Cipolla worked first for an Italian management company and then, from 2007 to 2013, as project manager for FIA Asset Management S.A. Managing Partner and member of the Board of SELECTRA Management Company S.A., he also acts as conducting officer and member of the board for other Luxembourg companies and investment funds.
Marco Claus - Director
With a consolidated experience in the banking and financial sectors, both in Italy and Luxembourg, Marco Claus is Managing Partner and member of the Board of SELECTRA Management Company S.A. and FIA Asset Management S.A. Moreover, he acts as director and member of the board for other Luxembourg companies and investment funds.
Serge D’Orazio – Independent Director
Serge D’Orazio holds a master degree at the Sorbonne University in Paris, and graduated in 2004 from the European Banking Academy in Luxembourg. He joined Kredietbank (now KBL European Private Bankers) in 1985 where he has spent his entire professional career so far. Since 2001 he is Head of Investment Funds & Global Custody Services, a division which encompasses Administration & Global Custody services to investment funds and institutional clients. Mr D’Orazio is member of the Legal Committee of ALFI (Association of Luxembourg Investment Funds) and ABBL (Luxembourg Banking Association).
Marcus Peter – Independent Director
Marcus Peter holds a Master in European Law and a PhD in Law. He was admitted to the German Bar in 2004 and to the Luxembourg Bar in 2005. He joined Bonn Schmitt Steichen in 2004 with half-time secondments in the legal department of Luxembourg management companies with oversight over all the Company's investment funds. Since 2012 he has been Partner at Bonn & Schmitt with specialization in investment funds, private equity, banking & finance and corporate law.Mr Peter is member of the Cross Border Business Lawyers network.