Culross Funds SA SICAV-SIF

A Luxembourg AIF Platform


Culross Funds S.A. SICAV-SIF is an Alternative Investment Fund under AIFMD and is managed by Culross Global Investment Management Limited, an AIFM.

The platform has a competitive cost structure with an attractive TER and gives funds access to AIFMD compliant distribution across Europe including Switzerland with Swiss Representative and Swiss Paying Agent. Our experience and legal support allows for rapid creation of additional funds. Your fund can have different currency classes, multiple portfolio managers or investment advisors and your choice of NAV publication frequency.


Culross is a European investment firm with over 25 years track record during which time it has won numerous industry awards and is regulated by the Malta Financial Services Authority.

Culross has built institutional grade processes to underpin the fund platform and appoint, supervise and manage all service providers to all funds.

Risk Management

Culross acts as Risk Manager. Culross offers a tailored risk management approach to address the needs of your fund and documents these in written policies and procedures. The independent risk management function is led by Culross' Chief Risk Officer (CRO) and supported by the risk management committee. The committee will monitor the level of risk being taken to ensure compliance with the AIFMD, your fund's investment objectives and risk limits.

The CRO reports to the Board at every board meeting and more frequently if required, and presents reports encompassing all observations and analyses.

Service Providers

Culross has chosen top tier service providers for the SICAV-SIF platform.

Investment Manager (AIFM) Culross Global Investment Management Limited
Administrator Maitland Luxembourg
Auditor Deloitte Luxembourg
Custodian, Depositary and Banker UBS Europe SE, Luxembourg branch
Swiss Representative Oligo Swiss Fund Services SA
Swiss Paying Agent Banque Cantonale de Genève


John Mills

John has been a member of the Board since its inception. He is a director of Maitland Luxembourg S.A. and is admitted as a South African Advocate and as a Solicitor of the courts of England and Wales. He has been with Maitland since 1991. Mr Mills holds Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws degrees from the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa.

Alanna Woods

Alanna has been a member of the Board since its inception. She has over thirty years’ experience in trust and estate administration, estate planning and trust and estate litigation. She was a director of Trust & Corp Sec Limited (TCS) and is based in Dublin. Prior to joining TCS, Ms. Woods was employed by the Maitland Group for 6 years and before that with Deutsche Bank New York for almost 10 years as in-house lawyer for their Private Wealth Management division and also two major New York City law firms.

Iain Little

Iain has been a member of the Board since 2009. He was Managing Director of European Wealth Managers SA, Switzerland, having sold his business P&C Wealth Management to EWM in 2014. He previously spent nearly two decades in Swiss private banking with Pictet et Cie and before that worked for Kleinwort Benson in Hong Kong and London, Edinburgh Fund Managers in Edinburgh and Switzerland as well as the specialist investment manager Blakeney Partners in London. Mr Little graduated with a BA honours degree and MA from Cambridge University and the College of Law in London.

Nigel Blanshard

Nigel has been a member of the Board since 2001. He is the CIO and founder of the investment manager. Nigel began his career in 1980 as a fixed income portfolio manager at INA Insurance (latterly CIGNA). In 1986, he became Head of Fixed Income, managing $3.5bn and leading a team of 24 employees. In 1989, Nigel was appointed CIO of newly-founded Century Asset Management, where he managed bond portfolios and traded futures, options and FX according to a global macro absolute return methodology. Mr Blanshard graduated with a BA Honours degree and MA from Cambridge University.


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Culross Global Investment Management Limited
Forni 2E, Forni Complex
Valletta Waterfront
Floriana FRN 1913

+356 2124 1352


Culross Global Investment Management Limited AG
Bahnhofstrasse 11
CH-6301 Zug

+41 41 412 1352


Culross Global Management Limited
32 Ludgate Hill
London EC4M 7DR
United Kingdom

+44 20 7409 1352